Middle Eastern Heritage Celebration at San Jose City College, April 21-30, 2014

San Jose City College  (SJCC) will host its 14th Annual Middle Eastern Heritage Celebration April 21 – 30, 2014.  This year’s events include: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in SC-204: “An Enchanted Evening of Middle Eastern Poetry” with selections from Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Spanish and Urdu traditions. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12 … Continue reading

Green River Community College in Auburn, WA Will Host David J. Smith on May 5

David J. Smith, educational consultant, peacebuilding trainer, and editor of  Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource, will give two talks at Green River Community College (GRCC) in Auburn, WA on May 5, 2014.   From 12 noon to 1 p.m. he will speak on “The Dynamics of Peacebuilding on the College Campus and in the Communities … Continue reading

Inspire Solutions: Educating for Peace and Nonviolence (Fourth Edition)

Recently the fourth edition of  Inspire Solutions: Educating for Peace and Nonviolence was published by Dawson College in Montreal, QC.   The following piece was written by Pat Romano, the editor.  I urge you to read the entire publication.   This excerpt is published with permission.  Pat can be reached at promano@dawsoncollege.qc.ca.   Some Words from … Continue reading

David J. Smith to Speak to Graduates of University of North Carolina-Greensboro Peace and Conflict Program, May 7

    David J. Smith, educational consultant and peacebuilding trainer, and editor of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource will speak to graduates of the University of North Carolina-Greenboro’s (UNCG) Masters Program in Peace and Conflict Studies on May 7, 2014.  The talk will take place in Stone 204 from 5-8 p.m. Smith from 2005-2012 served … Continue reading

Austin Community College to Host Peace Forum on Gender and Power, April 25

Shirin Khosropour, Professor of Psychology at Austin Community Community shares the following: Gender and Power: Education and Leadership as Equalizers Presented by the Peace and Conflict Studies Program In Collaboration with Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences And Department of Psychology & Student Development  April 25, 2014 8:30 am-4:00 pm   Please join ACC’s Peace and Conflict Studies for … Continue reading

Scottsdale Community College Peacebuilding Seminar Attracts Over 150 During 2 Days

During April 11-12, 2014 Scottsdale Community College (AZ), part of the Maricopa Community College District, hosted as part of its Genocide Awareness Week “Examining Genocide and Violence Through a Peacebuildng Lens.”  Organized and facilitated by David J. Smith, the seminar brought together educators from local middle schools, high schools, and community colleges.   In addition, … Continue reading