Featured Peacebuilding Group: Center for Conservation Peacebuilding

This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the DC based Center for Conservation Peacebuilding. Around the world, social conflicts related to conservation issues are serious obstacles to both wildlife conservation efforts and local communities’ way of life. To address such conflicts, the Center for Conservation Peacebuilding (CPeace) pioneered the application of conservation conflict transformation (CCT) theory, skills,Continue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: Center for Conservation Peacebuilding”

Featured Peacebuilding Group: National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services

This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the Lebanon- based National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services (NAVTSS).  One of my former students Heather Payne is working for the group in Beirut.  Here is a video about the  project she is working on which supports Palestinian women in developing businesses creating and selling tatreez. MoreContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: National Association for Vocational Training and Social Services”

Featured Peacebuilding Group: CeaseFirePA

This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is CeaseFirePA.  It is a statewide organization working with mayors, police chiefs, faith leaders, community organizations, and individual Pennsylvanians  to take a stand against gun violence. Through outreach, education, coalition building, and advocacy, we work to reduce gun violence and gun tragedies in our communities, stop the flow of illegal gunsContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: CeaseFirePA”