Articles by Paula Green
Paula Green, the dialogue facilitator and coordinator of HATH, founded the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding in 1994. Over the decades, she has led dialogues across divides in some of the world’s most intractable conflicts. These tools for practicing dialogue were developed for many different international contexts. They have been used successfully to bring concerned members of society together after mass violence has shattered their communities and destroyed their trust. Together, they rebuild what has been lost and find new meaning in building partnerships that offer hope for a better tomorrow.
Groups & Organizations
Braver Angels (formerly Better Angels)
Braver Angels is a citizens' organization uniting red and blue Americans in a working alliance to depolarize America.
Bridge4Unity is an interracial dialogue and cultural exchange project that brings together three distinct communities with diverse cultural, social, historical, and political profiles. The project features two exchange weekends. For the weekend of January 25-27, 2019, Beaufort SC and surrounding areas hosted participants from Western Massachusetts and Letcher County KY. On the weekend of June 28-30, Western MA hosted participants from SC and KY.
Essential Partners offers workshops, custom training, and dialogue facilitation, as well as consultation to foster constructive dialogue where conflicts are driven by difference in identity, beliefs, and values.
Karuna Center for Peacebuilding (Paula Green, Founder)
The Karuna Center works across deep divides to develop mutual understanding, interrupt cycles of violence, and foster reconciliation.
Narrative 4 harnesses the power of the story exchange to equip and embolden young adults to improve their lives, their communities, and the world.