Featured Peacebuilding Group: National Peace Academy

For this week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group I want to give a “shout-out” to the National Peace Academy (NPA).  NPA is a non-profit educational organization and NGO that seeks to address today’s unique social, political, and ecological challenges by preparing individuals and institutions with knowledge and skills to take action to make our world a better, more peaceful place.  NPA hosts programs for educators, the general public, and students on peacebuilding practices.  I’ve been fortunate over the years to work with visionaries such as its current president Kristin Famula and Dot Maver, one of NPA’s original founders.

Click here or below to find out more about NPA’s work.

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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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