Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (later called Mahatma Gandhi) was outstanding figure for peace and truth. His guidelines remarkably played a significant role all over the world for making peace and harmony.Gandhi Peace Builders is an international movement which starts from the bit of hope for the integral development of the harmonious community without racial, color, religious and national barriers.See More
"I understand, that happens here too, mostly based on economic status, however we keep pushing the envelope and are finding even those folks to be receptive. Cultural issues are always local, and we all can only do what works for the locals.
"With the exception of some local gang activity, I am not in a high conflict area. However, I have helped develop a local network of conflict resolution, community building techniques and programs built by the local activists here, to build peaceful…"
"NGO's should attempt to hire staff locally on an organizational level, and to get the buy in from the local community. They should also get rid of some of their elitist thinking, that they always know the solutions. Many time the locals know…"
Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I have a BA in Sociology from UC Berkeley, Masters level work in Public Policy at the Panetta Institute at Cal State Monterey, California, and have recently graduated from the Peace Academy in Wilmington Ohio and California.
I do community and political organizing and am currently working on the Jerry Brown/Gavin Newsom campaigns in California, for Governor and Lt Governor.
I have over 22 years experience in consulting in International Real Estate and Peace Coordination Programs.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Victory BC Canada
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
How many years professional experience do you have ?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anti-Corruption, Business, Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Conflict Mainstreaming, Culture, Democratization, Development, Dialogue, Diplomacy, Economics, Environment, Facilitation, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian Relief, Media, Natural Resources, Organizational Development, Peacekeeping, Policing, Psychosocial, Rule of Law, Security, Social Entreprenuership, Transparency
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Communication, Evaluation, Fundraising, Monitoring, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Resolving Conflict and creating Peaceful Communities
Local Food Program
Developing Natural open Space in Urban Environments
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