Peace and War & Community Colleges

By: David J. Smith, February 1, 2016 This article appeared in the 2016 Winter edition of the CCID Newsletter.  By David J. Smith, JD, MS Educational Consultant and Peacebuilding Trainer; President, Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc.   The effects of torture, the Islamic State, nonviolent responses to Ferguson, the international refugee crisis, how U.S. foreign assistanceContinue reading “Peace and War & Community Colleges”

Harrisburg Area Community College Plans Peacebuilding Forum on April 26

 Valerie Gray, Professor of English at Harrisburg Area Community College (PA) shares the following: You are invited to attend an Education Peacebuilding Forum entitled, “The Accretion of Peace: Ideas for Building Peace in Our Communities.”  The Forum is Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building, RoomsContinue reading “Harrisburg Area Community College Plans Peacebuilding Forum on April 26”

20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide is Focus During Genocide Awareness Month at Community Colleges (Updated 4/21/14)

April is Genocide Awareness Month and many community colleges around the U.S. plan activities and events to raise awareness of genocide and war crimes. This week is also the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide and that is the focus of activities at several colleges. Because of the requirement of genocide education in New JerseyContinue reading “20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide is Focus During Genocide Awareness Month at Community Colleges (Updated 4/21/14)”