International Humanitarian Law Focus of Seminar Day Three; Keynote by Arun Gandhi

The International Humanitarian Law Program of the American Red Cross sponsored  the third day of the seminar.   Laurie Fisher of the Red Cross managed the day’s activities.   Eric Sigmund of the Red Cross provided an overview of humanitarian law concepts and led the group in experiential activities.   Christie Edwards provided the groupContinue reading “International Humanitarian Law Focus of Seminar Day Three; Keynote by Arun Gandhi”

Educators Realize the Potential of Collaboration through the Exchange of Human Rights Curriculum

The Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative (SHREI) aims to bring together community college faculty with Stanford faculty specializing in International Studies, Human Rights, and International and Cross-Cultural Education to inspire new curriculum around the theme of human rights. SHREI staff just completed the third year of successfully facilitating a model of bringing together America’s democracyContinue reading “Educators Realize the Potential of Collaboration through the Exchange of Human Rights Curriculum”

Institutionalizing an Academic Path for Future Peacebuilders

This April, San Diego City College (SDCC) led the effort to institutionalize the field of Peace Studies within the California Community College system. On April 20, 2013 the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges voted in favor of a resolution to create Peace Studies as a discipline as recognized in the statewide Minimum Qualifications DisciplineContinue reading “Institutionalizing an Academic Path for Future Peacebuilders”