Street Law Program for Community Colleges, Chicago, 9/22

By: David J. Smith, May 16, 2017 For about two years I worked closely with Street Law to advance its strategies in community colleges.  Street Law advances public legal education in a number of contexts including high schools and community colleges. Its goals include empowering individuals to advocate for their rights and advance justice. StreetContinue reading “Street Law Program for Community Colleges, Chicago, 9/22”

Solano Community College Promotes Nonviolence and Peace

Solano Community College in Fairfield, CA  on February 11, 2014 hosted David J. Smith who spoke to students about human rights and conflict resolution.   Invited by Dr. Karen McCord, counseling and psychology faculty, he spoke to students participating in a career education learning community.  His presentation focused on examining global human rights, conflict resolution, andContinue reading “Solano Community College Promotes Nonviolence and Peace”

Reflections on 2013

As the year comes to a close, the number of community colleges promoting peacebuilding continues to grow.    American and Canadian community colleges with identifiable programs or initiatives stand at 30 with efforts initiated in the past year at Green River Community College (WA) and Austin Community College (TX).  In addition, existing initiatives are planning moreContinue reading “Reflections on 2013”