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

September 16, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

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.

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