Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Institute Newsletter, Summer 2017

By: David J. Smith, June 26, 2017

Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Institute advances peacebuilding and social justice awareness and activities in the greater Orlando, FL area.   PJI is a model initiative operation on all campuses with strong advisory board from the community.

The current newsletter is below.  Even if you are not from the Orlando area, the newsletter can provide ideas of what you might do in your own community to advance peace.

PJI Newsletter Vol 8, No 1


Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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