CALL FOR PAPERS: Teaching Peace: Education as an Essential Peacebuilding Tool, Conference October 30-31, Park University (MO) and Johnson County Community College (KS), Deadline September 7, 2015

By David J. Smith, August 20, 2015 Teaching Peace: Education as an Essential Peacebuilding Tool October 30 (1:00-4:00) and October-31 (8:00-4:00), 2015 Presented by Park University and Johnson County Community College CALL FOR PAPERS-October 30th Half-Day Session Teaching Peace: Education as an Essential Peacebuilding Tool seeks papers from academics and peacebuilders for presentation on Oct.Continue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS: Teaching Peace: Education as an Essential Peacebuilding Tool, Conference October 30-31, Park University (MO) and Johnson County Community College (KS), Deadline September 7, 2015”

Reflections on 2013

As the year comes to a close, the number of community colleges promoting peacebuilding continues to grow.    American and Canadian community colleges with identifiable programs or initiatives stand at 30 with efforts initiated in the past year at Green River Community College (WA) and Austin Community College (TX).  In addition, existing initiatives are planning moreContinue reading “Reflections on 2013”

Field Day visiting OAS and American Red Cross Highlight Last Day of Seminar

The final day (October 15) of the seminar “Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding” was a field day  with a visit to the American Red Cross and the Organization of American States (OAS). At the Red Cross, dialogue trainer Alison Milofsky engaged the participants in a number of experiential activities to demonstrate the benefits of usingContinue reading “Field Day visiting OAS and American Red Cross Highlight Last Day of Seminar”