Forgiveness International, Inc. is a Massachusetts non-profit that was formed for three
1. To increase the awareness, learning, and practice of interpersonal forgiveness to heal the emotional pains of these who have been victimized physically and emotionally by violence
and in this way contribute to sustainable peace building;
2. To bring the healing method of the Schools of Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Colombia (also known as "ESPERE) to communities suffering from the effects of violence, both In the United States and abroad;
3. To create and manage a Global Forgiveness Learning Network by facilitating conferences, discussion forums and disseminating information with the goal that this network will serve
as a means by which victims of violence, and peace building practitioners using forgiveness
can share lessons about how healing has stopped cycles of revenge in their communities.