Preparing Young People for Humanitarian Careers

The Forage Center  advances humanitarian education and training not only among professionals and college students, but also with secondary and high school students.  I’ve come to realize that young people are thinking about jobs and professional work earlier and earlier.   Even in elementary school, career days are not uncommon.  As such, those of us workingContinue reading “Preparing Young People for Humanitarian Careers”

Diversity, Identity, Stereotypes, and Action: Engaging Young People Today

For the past several years,  I have directed an annual workshop for local youth in Rockville, Maryland.  The event is sponsored by the City of Rockville, Maryland’s Human Rights Commission, of which I was a member and chair for several years.   I’ve continued to volunteer my time for the workshop.   Working with youth today, inContinue reading “Diversity, Identity, Stereotypes, and Action: Engaging Young People Today”

Planning a Career in Conflict Resolution, Presentation at the University of Massachusetts Boston, 4/10/18

I recently had the opportunity to work with students and faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMass Boston).   The university’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development promotes conflict resolution, democracy, economic development, education building, media development, and legal and judicial reform through partnerships and training programs across the globe, and its Department of ConflictContinue reading “Planning a Career in Conflict Resolution, Presentation at the University of Massachusetts Boston, 4/10/18”