Creating Spaces for Emerging Peacebuilders at the Community College Level

By: Katie Zanoni, November 14, 2014* Questioning the dominant paradigm of thinking that has shaped the reality that we live in offers a powerful opportunity. When I zoom outside of my own reality, I recognize the myriad dichotomies that have shaped my positionality within these socially constructed boundaries. The dichotomy of peace and war isContinue reading “Creating Spaces for Emerging Peacebuilders at the Community College Level”

35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives

By David J. Smith, June 18, 2014 I recently updated my list of North American Community College Peacebuilding Programs. Currently, 35 U.S. and Canadian community colleges are supporting peacebuilding programs and initiatives.   These efforts include peace studies, conflict resolution, social justice, justice studies, human rights (including genocide and related areas), and mediation. Programs exist inContinue reading “35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives”

Southern California Peace Community Gathers at UC/Irvine

Organized by Students for Global Peacebuilding based at the University of California/Irvine, educators, students, researchers, activists, and local residents gathered as part of Peace Week, January 28-31, 2014 to focus on building capacity in the region for advancing peacebuilding and nonviolence.   The week was supported by UCI’s Center for Citizen Peacebuilding and the  Center for LivingContinue reading “Southern California Peace Community Gathers at UC/Irvine”