Featured Peacebuilding Group: Friends Committee on National Legislation

This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). FCNL lobbies Congress and the administration to advance peace, justice, opportunity, and environmental stewardship. Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL fields an expert team of lobbyists on Capitol Hill and works with a grassroots networkContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: Friends Committee on National Legislation”

Second Day of 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar Looks at International Humanitarian Law, Development of Peace and Conflict Studies, Promoting a Peace Agenda, Technology, and Film

By: David J. Smith, October 19, 2014 The second day of the National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar was held October 18 at Northern Virginia Community College/Alexandria.  The day included a range of presentations and experiential activities. The program started with David Smith giving an overview of the field with a focus on peacebuilding in communityContinue reading “Second Day of 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar Looks at International Humanitarian Law, Development of Peace and Conflict Studies, Promoting a Peace Agenda, Technology, and Film”

Plans Underway for 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014

Planning continues for the 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar to be held October 17-20, 2014 at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.  The seminar is being hosted by the college’s Institute for Public Service and organized by David J. Smith, editor of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges:  A Teaching Resource. This is the second yearContinue reading “Plans Underway for 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014”