Jennifer Freeman Receives Award From the Finn Church Aid Foundation

Jennifer Freeman, MA, Senior Program Officer, Women, Peace and Security, Women PeaceMakers Program, is the recipient of $48,246.98 from Kirkon Ulkomaanavun säätiö, (Finn Church Aid Foundation) – Secretariat of the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers – a foundation registered under the laws of Finland. This award gave financial support for an international working conference held on Nov. 19-21, 2014 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. The conference was held with a diverse group of participating organizations to examine and confront the urgent, critical issue of the rise of violent religious extremism and its impact on women and communities worldwide.