Baltimore’s Unofficial Museum of Social Justice: American Visionary Art Museum

By: David J. Smith, February 26, 2017 I was first introduced to the American Visionary Art Museum  (AVAM)  in the late 1990s.  I remember in particular AVAM’s exhibit on war and peace that was shown during 2001-2002.  As a museum that features “outsider” art, many of its exhibitions have centered on the themes of justice, peace, and diversity.Continue reading “Baltimore’s Unofficial Museum of Social Justice: American Visionary Art Museum”

Promoting Peace Entrepreneurship With Young People

By: David J. Smith, November 17, 2016 Click below for entire article

Baltimore Youth Innovate to Promote Peace

By David J. Smith, October 2, 2016 The Association for Conflict Resolution conference was held this past week in Baltimore. ACR is the largest association of conflict resolution practitioners and educators in the U.S. I’ve been a continuous member of ACR since its formation.   I’m also a member of the Education, Research and Training (ERT) section ofContinue reading “Baltimore Youth Innovate to Promote Peace”