George Mason University’s S-CAR Hosts Summer Conflict Resolution Youth Summit, Fairfax, VA, 7/17-7/21

By: David J. Smith, April 5, 2017 George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution is hosting its first Summer Conflict Resolution Youth Summer July 17-21. Designed for high school students, the summit will explore issues of social and political action, global engagement, justice, reconciliation, leadership, and interpersonal dynamics. More information and registration beContinue reading “George Mason University’s S-CAR Hosts Summer Conflict Resolution Youth Summit, Fairfax, VA, 7/17-7/21”

Just One Bathroom Please: Sharing Can Offer Lessons in Conflict Resolution, Huffington Post, 3/3

By: David J. Smith, March 3, 2017 Increasingly I think about the living conditions of typical American youth, and whether we have created environments where because of affluence and individualism we deny them opportunities to build conflict and peacebuilding skills. Creating situations where they need to share is important today, and sets them up forContinue reading “Just One Bathroom Please: Sharing Can Offer Lessons in Conflict Resolution, Huffington Post, 3/3”

Advancing Peacebuilding through Global Education, Collin College, McKinney, TX, 3/22, David J. Smith, Speaker

By: David J. Smith, March 1, 2017 I am pleased to be hosted by Collin College in McKinney, TX on March 22 for a series of presentations and workshops on global education and peacebuilding.   If you are in the Dallas area, please plan on joining us! The below flyer has more information about theContinue reading “Advancing Peacebuilding through Global Education, Collin College, McKinney, TX, 3/22, David J. Smith, Speaker”