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   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

Harrisburg Area Community College Plans Peacebuilding Forum on April 26

 Valerie Gray, Professor of English at Harrisburg Area Community College (PA) shares the following: You are invited to attend an Education Peacebuilding Forum entitled, “The Accretion of Peace: Ideas for Building Peace in Our Communities.”  The Forum is Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building, Rooms … Continue reading

20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide is Focus During Genocide Awareness Month at Community Colleges

April is Genocide Awareness Month and many community colleges around the U.S. plan activities and events to raise awareness of genocide and war crimes. This week is also the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide and that is the focus of activities at several colleges. Because of the requirement of genocide education in New Jersey … Continue reading