Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students at the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
This story of an ordinary man who performed an extraordinary act reminds us that with faith we can all do extraordinary things.
Between 1951 and 1976 some 1200 young men refused to join the military. Their religious beliefs forbade their taking another human life. Instead, they volunteered to build homes for refugees, taught farmers modern farming methods, helped villages preserve food for the winter, and built roads. They did this through an alternative service program called PAX. This DVD features the Pax work in Germany, Austria, Greece, Paraguay and the Congo.
Precarious Peace, a documentary, explores the Guatemalan peace process, past and present, and the complicated role religion plays in that drama.
Muslim and Christian Alternatives A brief look at the history of peacemaking in both Christian and Muslim tradition, plus stories of how these faith groups work for peace. Stories include: * A peace camp for Christian, Jewish and Muslim children building bridges of understanding about each others' faiths * A project where Muslims and Christians work together to make quilts for refugees and learn to know one another * A health clinic established by a group of Muslim medical students to serve their low-income neighbors * A Christian Peacemaker Team providing a peaceful presence in Iraq