Fostering Humanitarianism with American Young People, Huffington Post, 7/24

By: David J. Smith, July 24, 2017 Here is my latest blog in Huffington Post.  I share my experiences last week working with high school students in learning about humanitarian action. Click below for the entire piece

News at George Mason University: Conflict Students Learn Firsthand How to Deal with a Humanitarian Crisis, 6/20

By: David J. Smith, June 20, 2017 As you might know, I serve as president of the Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc., a 501 c3 corporation that offers experiential education and training for those interested in humanitarian and peacebuilding work. We offer our flagship program twice a year, in March and inContinue reading “News at George Mason University: Conflict Students Learn Firsthand How to Deal with a Humanitarian Crisis, 6/20”

Peacebuilding Leadership Gather for “Innovating in Challenging Times” at Point of View in Mason Neck, VA

By: David J. Smith, June 5, 2017 This past Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, I joined nearly 50 practitioners, activists, educators, trainers, funders, and researchers in the peacebuilding field for “Innovating in Challenging Times: Building an Infrastructure for Supporting Peace.”   The idea for the gathering stemmed from a blog that I wrote last June. WeContinue reading “Peacebuilding Leadership Gather for “Innovating in Challenging Times” at Point of View in Mason Neck, VA”