The US Institute of Peace Vietnam War Legacies and Reconciliation Initiative & Work of Chuck Searcy

Special peacemaker guest Chuck Searcy, a founding member of Veterans For Peace Chapter 160, in Viet Nam, joined Thomas G. Giglione of and Mac and Natalia, of and, on this YouTube Video to discuss Project RENEW, a bomb removal organization that works to protect Vietnamese people from unexploded ordnance from the American-Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Chuck also discusses his work to turn the burdens of war into bridges of understanding and partnership. While mediation typically helps individuals make peace and reconcile, the spirit of mediation can be applied to larger projects like building bridges between former enemy nations.

Learn more about Project RENEW here, as well as

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