My Op-Ed: Young People Are Filling a Leadership Void, Baltimore Sun, 5/2/18

I’ve been impressed with role that young people are playing today to make important change.  I published this op-ed in the Baltimore Sun (5/2/18 online, 5/3/18 print) about this phenomenon.  Adults should be supporting them as followers. Click here or below to read it.

A Peace Corps Parent’s Travels Through Namibia, LinkedIn Pulse, 3/28/18

I recently wrote this piece about my family’s travels in Namibia in December and January visiting our son in the Peace Corps.  It provides some insight about Namibia –  and is a sort of travelog – and about the Peace Corps. Hope you enjoy it! Click here or below to read it.

Budget Proposals Would Result in Ending Community Relations Service, The Hill, 2/23/18

President Trump’s recent budget proposal, if accepted by Congress, could have devastating results for various federally funded conflict resolution and peacebuilding efforts.  I posted recently on the Alliance for Peacebuilding’s assessment of the impact on USIP and other more internationally focused efforts. Grande Lum, who was formerly the director of the Community Relations Service (CRS)Continue reading “Budget Proposals Would Result in Ending Community Relations Service, The Hill, 2/23/18”