Desperately Poor Countries Host Refugees While the Affluent World Abandons Them, Africa at LSE, 8/30

By: David J. Smith, August 30, 2017 My colleague Yohannes Woldemariam has written a provocative blog critical of affluent countries that restrict taking in refugees, while poorer countries accommodate them. Click below  to read the blog

Field Exercise Coastal Hope: Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Simulation for Professionals, Educators, Internationals, and Students, November 2-5, 2017, Fellsmere, FL, USA

By: David J. Smith, May 23, 2017 The Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. , a U.S. based 501 c3 not for profit, is delighted to announce that starting in November 2017 it will hold its annual field exercise twice per year, in March and November.   Formerly known as Atlantic Promise, the exercise isContinue reading “Field Exercise Coastal Hope: Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Simulation for Professionals, Educators, Internationals, and Students, November 2-5, 2017, Fellsmere, FL, USA”

Northampton Community College’s Efforts at Sponsoring a Refugee Family, Inside Higher Education, 2/15/17

By: David J. Smith, February 15, 2017 My colleague Kiki Anastasakos at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA and her colleagues have been making plans to host a refugee family.  She incorporated the effort as a service learning project into one of your courses.   This is an example of what other community colleges across the U.S.Continue reading “Northampton Community College’s Efforts at Sponsoring a Refugee Family, Inside Higher Education, 2/15/17”