Tools for Changemakers

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Tools for Changemakers is a programme of Initiative of Change Switzerland which designs and delivers workshops, courses, trainings and community-building events for youth, leaders and practitioners in the fields of peacebuilding, trustbuilding, community development and education.

Our aims are to inspire, equip and connect actors of change, to train and coach individuals and team and to offer support in developing skills which help them become more compassionate, confident, and effective.

The following online opportunities are currently being offered by Tools for Changemakers:

 

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Books for Changemakers: Joan Halifax - Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet
Join us on 16 November 2021 ((17:30 CEST) for the second edition of Books for Changemakers! Stay tuned for more!
16 November 2021
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Books for Changemakers: Resmaa Menakem - My Grandmother's Hands
Join us on 5 October 2021 (17:30 CEST) for the first event of our new series "Books for Changemakers" on Resmaa Menakem's book "My Grandmother's Hands".
5 October 2021
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Online Course: Engaging Constructively in Challenging Conversations
Call for applications: The online course "Engaging Constructively in Challenging Conversations (ECCC)" is designed to give you the skills and confidence to have constructive conversations in the midst of differences and conflicts – honest conversations that build understanding and create connection rather than separation. Limited places available!
2 - 30 September 2021
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‘Where Grieving Begins – Building Bridges after the Brighton Bomb’: A live interview with Patrick Magee
Join us on 25 August 2021 at 17:00 CEST for ‘Where Grieving Begins – Building Bridges after the Brighton Bomb’: A live interview with Patrick Magee.
25 August 2021
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Group Coaching for Leaders - Leadership development through Action Learning
This leadership development programme is for a group of six to eight people who carry some responsibility for managing teams, will focus on the human relations impact of leading and has been designed using Action Learning principles. Action Learning involves a small group working on real problems, taking action, and learning as individuals and as a group.
6 May - 18 November 2021
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Jo Berry: Talking with the Enemy
Jo Berry is an inspiring speaker who works to resolve conflict around the world. Sixteen years after her father was killed by an IRA bomb, Jo first met with the man responsible, Pat Magee. Jo will share her own story, highlighting the lessons she has learnt during the last 40 years. In the second part of the session, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, share their thoughts and practice the steps Jo will guide us through.
19 April 2021
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Engaging Constructively in Challenging Conversations
The online course Engaging Constructively in Challenging Conversations (ECCC) is designed to give you the skills and confidence to have constructive conversations in the midst of differences and conflicts – honest conversations that build understanding and create connection rather than separation.
13 March - 17 April 2021
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Group Coaching for Leaders in Peacebuilding
The taster course is for a group of six to eight people who carry some responsibility for managing teams working in the peacebuilding field and will focus on the human relations impact of leading and has been designed using Action Learning principles.
4 February - 11 March 2020
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The Courageous Listener: Bearing Our Own Discomfort
Listening is a core skill in the work of a peacemaker. True listening involves the whole self in ways that can have a profound effect on the listener. Harrowing stories and events can touch us at deep and unpredictable levels and can be detrimental to our health, wellbeing and our work.
5 November 2020
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Tools for Changemakers - Shaping our Future together through Dialogue
Tools for Changemakers – Shaping the future together through dialogue is a three-day online event that aims at bringing together people of all backgrounds, who want to make a difference in their communities and explore how dialogue can help to build a more cohesive and inclusive society.
17 - 19 July 2020
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Tools for Changemakers - Rebuilding Trust in Europe
Building on the five-year vision of Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business, Tools For Changemakers - Rebuilding Trust in Europe strengthens its training component while embarking on a three- year journey of exploration of the link between personal and collective identities in Europe, the rise of populism and nationalism in different European regions, the need to belong for old and new community members, unaddressed collective traumas, and the urgency to work with these issues in order to build more trust and cohesion in Europe.
14 - 18 July 2019