TV News: IPCR Alum Fights Violence in Congo with Soccer Balls

By schwartzsa | September 16, 2011

Stephen Reynard ’10M, founder of Sports4HOPE, an organization that seeks to prevent and reconcile conflicts through sport and peace education, recently appeared on News Channel 5 of Nashville, Tenn. Reynard is preparing to move to the Eastern region of Congo to work with three communities involved in an inter-tribal massacre that resulted in 300 deaths. Watch the News Channel 5 feature.

Reynard graduated from Arcadia University with a master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. His organization originally was conceived as a requirement for a Post-Conflict Development course taught by Instructor of Sociology and International Peace and Conflict Resolution Alex Otieno. Read more of Reynard’s story.