Michael Donahue
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  • Denver, CO
  • United States
  • Co-Director Critical Mass…
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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
May 22
Michael Donahue replied to mari fitzduff's discussion An Introduction to Neuroscience for Peacebuilders. Mari Fitzduff.
"Hello dear Mari, you incredible woman.   I would urge the readers to incorporate Thinking Fast and SLow, by Kahnman, as well as Gazzaniga's  Who's in Charge and Free Will and the Science of the Brain, into their work.  Can…"
Jan 19
Michael Donahue replied to USIP Academy's discussion USIP Curriculum Needs Assesement
"Link doesn't seem to work for me. "
Jan 14
Michael Donahue replied to Elizabeth Robinson's discussion Youth Development NGOs/CBOs in MENA
Dec 30, 2014
Michael Donahue replied to USIP Academy's discussion Community-based Peacebuilding: Engaging Youth, United States Institute of Peace Global Campus Online Course
"Where are the expert youth?  "
Dec 5, 2014
Michael Donahue commented on Rey T's blog post Peace: Conceptual Confusion or Conceptual Clarity?
"I am not certain if the original question is related to the slide show, yet I have been willing to consider this.   I have been unable to resolve if the slide show is content orientated instead of context oriented, yet the question Dr. Rey Ty…"
Nov 27, 2014
Michael Donahue replied to Maha Hilal's discussion Job: INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME MANAGER, Glencree, Wicklow, Ireland
"I well remember my first visit to Glencree in the late 90's. Would be a one year effort I would so enjoy.  "
Oct 30, 2014
Barbara Tint and Michael Donahue are now friends
Sep 17, 2014
Michael Donahue commented on Insight on Conflict's blog post Twenty years on, the Rwandan genocide festers across the border by Dr Denise Bentrovato
"I so appreciate a view from; "around the corner of the box"  It is ironic that we decry the arbitrary borders created by colonial past, yet fail to see they are not  there in the case of the present, when we want to champion…"
Jul 23, 2014
Michael Donahue and Idrees Jehan are now friends
Apr 18, 2014
Michael Donahue commented on Jennifer Lentfer's blog post How much does the US government spend on global development? (And 4 other things you might not know)
"This is great stuff. . . I wonder two things at this moment.  is there a figure for US based Not for Profits, that work on issues related to this? I would be looking for direct assistance as well as indirect  assistance numbers. My guess…"
Apr 2, 2014
Michael Donahue commented on Dowser's blog post Seven Reasons Why Nonprofits Won't Spend Money On Marketing
"Loved the article and right on the money. (bad pun intended.) I imagine many of the readers and members of this site can sense this article is aimed at USA based social profit/not for profit ventures.   One factor that is not considered is the…"
Dec 13, 2013
Michael Donahue commented on Jeff Thompson's blog post Talking, Trust, Connecting, Rapport, Empathy? How It's Done In High-Risk Negotiation
"I am so fascinated by this constant reference of "trust" and how we are seemingly certain it is what is necessary for negotiations, from what is termed, "high risk" (WT* is that?) to business.  All of what is mentioned above…"
Dec 9, 2013
Michael Donahue commented on Jennifer Lentfer's blog post “Create” nothing: A new social good mantra
"So enjoy your blogs.  I would like to propose what we call Mindful Language. Stop using the phrase "developing world"   and begin to see what points of view may shift that way.  I suspect that impulse shaping is not limited…"
Nov 25, 2013

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Cyprus, Northern Ireland, Kenya, USA, Turkey, Germany, Eastern and Central Europe with Roma, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, Grenada, The Bahamas, Trinidad and TObago.
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Co-Director Critical Mass Leadership Education Inc.
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Agriculture, Anti-Corruption, Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Dialogue, Education, Environment, Facilitation, Gender, Interfaith, Information and Communication Technology, Land Issues, Media, Organizational Development, Peacebuilding, Psychosocial, Rule of Law, Social Entreprenuership, Sports for Development, Youth
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Communication, Curriculum Development, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
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The intersection of knowledge development and the path of development we call "being."

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At 7:33am on May 30, 2013, Lisa French said…

Hi Mark,

thanks for your friend request. yes - please share my blog with your young people, and anyone else:-) - my 'full blog' can be found on http://reallylisafrench.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/a-hateful-society-fuelling-terrorism/ 

I am pleased you enjoyed it and think its worthy of sharing xx

Lisa x

At 11:13pm on January 13, 2013, Jennifer Lentfer said…
Thank you Michael for your encouraging and thought-provoking words. Happy to read about rankism. Yes, identity politics are rife with complexities and hidden pitfalls, but more importantly to me, is the opening up of the conversations. Without them, our ranks won't change.
Thanks again and blessings of the new year!
At 7:03am on July 8, 2012, Jennifer Lentfer said…

Thanks again Michael - I think you might also find this series interesting on small grants: http://www.how-matters.org/2011/01/13/small-grants-part-2/ Unleashing creativity and fueling passion is what it's all about! 

At 6:21am on April 9, 2012, Jennifer Lentfer said…

Thanks so much for your comment on my post Michael. I really appreciate your reflection on your own program. You might find this article interesting as well, which is about how local groups are too often overlooked in international aid projects for the capacities they do have.

And please do continue to follow how-matters.org!

At 11:43am on May 25, 2011, Antonia Zenkevitch said…
thank-you for your thoughtful and thought-provoking comments and friendship invitation! Your work seems to have taken you to many places and their are many issues that link with my own practice, research, and interests. I look forward to us sharing explorations more in the future.
At 12:04pm on November 28, 2009, ABDIA MOHAMUD said…
Hi Michael, Sorry for the delay in replying.I was not able to access the internet.
I got the information you sent and very many thanks for considering me.
I am looking forward to get more information about the training.I will also follow the project through the Social Network.
I would love to meet the Bold Leaders from both Wajir and Moyale.
At 6:05pm on May 12, 2009, aka yao okou jaures said…

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