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- WRITTEN by Gary Wenet, Executive Producer and Co-Founder I was just got dropped off at Ronald Reagan National AirPort by my Lyft driver Prajol. I had the honor of being his first customer since becoming a US citizen on Friday. He shared his story of having to escape perilous conditions for himself and his family...

WRITTEN by TONI CLARK, Co-founder, iBuildBridges _ 2019 marks the beginning of our second year as an organization.  We have accomplished a good deal. We have clarified our mission. Use music and storytelling to inspire individuals to actively build relationships with people of different backgrounds. We have incorporated as a non-profit and filed the needed paperwork to have the IRS recognize our...

- WRITTEN by Richard Bell In 1968, I served in Viet Nam as the communications officer for the Third Combat Engineer Battalion Third Marine Division. We were located in a base just outside of Quang Tri city in Quang Tri Province in what was called the I Corps area. Our engineers supported the operations of the...

At iBuildBridges we have begun our first rehearsals! During this first encounter we starting developing musicianship by jamming, and introductions to the song: “Building Bridges, Not Walls”. Watch the video to see the group in action! ...

So many things can divide us as people. Our sex, our race, our dress, our religion, our political party—to name a few. Not to mention our busyness and focus on getting things done. Here are five strategies I’ve started using to make sure my day includes reaching out to another person who is different from...

We believe that each of us have opportunities every day to create a more harmonious world.  But in a big, diverse and often divided country it is both challenging and humbling to figure out how to begin creating that harmony. When trying to constructively address differences between people, basic communication training encourages us to start with...