Dr. E. J. Kennedy & Ms. R. Markusen Visited CGA
On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, Ms. Ellen J. Kennedy, executive director of the World Without Genocide, and Ms . Randi Markusen, who serves on theboards of the World Without Genocide and the Post Genocide Education Fund and is the founder and director of Rwanda Reads, visited the Resource Center of the Community Ga rden s Association (CGA) at Stup. Upon the initiative of Ms. Velma Saric, from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, this opportunity was used to show the guests our community-based programs addressing the post-conflict reconstruction, reconciliation and healing in practice. At the time of their visit both guests were participating in a Center for Justice and Reconciliation (CJR) Conference in Sarajevo that addressed the war in BiH and the Srebrenica Genocide. They expressed that the programs led by the CGA are a: “… grain of hope and an insight into the future, … the only bright spot encountered on this journey”.