Building Peace at Dawson College in Montreal

Yesterday, I had a wonderful opportunity to share with students at Dawson College in Montreal, QC about career pathways in the peace field.   I was invited by the Peace Centre at the college.  I’ve known about the important work at Dawson for many years in the peace field: an impetus for the efforts was a shootingContinue reading “Building Peace at Dawson College in Montreal”

Dawson College’s Inspire Solutions Seeks Submissions on the Theme of Resistance

By David J. Smith, June 20, 2016 SEEKING SUBMISSIONS TO AN ONLINE PEACE EDUCATION RESOURCE COLLECTION Inspire Solutions is currently seeking submissions to its peace education resource collection for 2016-2017. Inspire Solutions is a multi-faceted peace and nonviolence project created at Montreal’s Dawson College, which includes a rich online collection of over 50 short articlesContinue reading “Dawson College’s Inspire Solutions Seeks Submissions on the Theme of Resistance”

Dawson College’s “Inspire Solutions” Project Fosters Peace and Nonviolence

In September 2006, Dawson College faced what all too many other schools have – a shooting on its campus that cost the life of a young student at the beginning of her studies and injured sixteen others. Since then, the college community has undertaken a number of peace-building initiatives, including the construction of a beautifulContinue reading “Dawson College’s “Inspire Solutions” Project Fosters Peace and Nonviolence”