January/February 2018 Newsletter: Global Engagement

My January/February 2018 Newsletter focuses on global engagement.  How can we engage more internationally?   What are things we can do in our own communities? Click here or below to read the entire newsletter.

My Op-Ed: Building a Better World Through Travel Abroad, Baltimore Sun, 1/23/18

Today I published an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun about my recent trip to southern Africa including Zambia, Namibia, and South Africa.  We spent much of our time with our son who is serving in the Peace Corps in Namibia.  We also visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years.  The piece is aContinue reading “My Op-Ed: Building a Better World Through Travel Abroad, Baltimore Sun, 1/23/18”

Preparing for a Career as a Peacebuilder: Learning Arabic, Going Abroad, and Studying Peace

On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week (10/10-10/11) I visited Austin Community College (ACC) in Austin, TX to meet with students, educators, and community members on peacebuilding and careers. This was my third visit to ACC, and I have been honored over the years to work with the founder of the peace and conflict programContinue reading “Preparing for a Career as a Peacebuilder: Learning Arabic, Going Abroad, and Studying Peace”