El-Hibri Foundation Peace Awards: Nominations close 7/23

By: David J. Smith, July 6, 2017 The El-Hibri  Foundation is now accepting nominations for its annual awards: El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Fearless Ally Award Community Builder Award More information on nominations which close 7/23 can be found here  

A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement

By: David J. Smith, May 1, 2017 The City of Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s annual Diversity Leadership Workshop was held on Saturday, April 29.   In the past, the program had focused on diversity leadership.  However, this year at the request of students, the focus was on looking at the role of engagement and activismContinue reading “A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement”

Youth Peace Conference, Sandy Spring, MD, 5/13

By: David J. Smith, April 27, 2017 The Youth Peace Conference will be held at Sandy Spring Friends School on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Sandy Spring, Maryland.  It is designed for youth in grades 8-12.  The conference’s theme is the “Intersectionality of ‘Isms.’”  The conference’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden from theContinue reading “Youth Peace Conference, Sandy Spring, MD, 5/13”