All Blog Posts Tagged 'community' (146)

SONY ESTEUS AND COMMUNITY RADIO IN HAITI

By Beverly Bell



Popular radio advocate Sony Estéus in his make-shift radio studio just after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Photo Credit: Roberto (Bear) Guerra

On the last day of his life, popular radio advocate Sony Estéus was to attend the opening of Voice of Ile-à-Vâche Community…

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Added by Other Worlds on March 12, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Front Stories, Back Stories

This article is also posted in its entirety on the New Horizons' Small "Zones of Peace" Project site. Also see other related articles at Coffee House Conversations.

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” so…

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Added by Anastasia Rosen Jones on February 16, 2015 at 12:05am — No Comments

POWER TO THE PEOPLE, BUT REALLY: PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IN EL SALVADOR

An interview with Congresswoman Estela Hernandez of El Salvador



By Beverly Bell





Estela Hernandez, congresswoman, social movement leader, and radical democracy advocate.



Estela Hernandez is both a member of the national assembly and a leader in the…

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Added by Other Worlds on February 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

FIVE YEARS AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI, THE SAD STATE OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS

An Interview with Human Rights Organizer Jackson Doliscar

By Beverly Bell

Jackson Doliscar, community organizer and human rights defender.

Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the century or…

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Added by Other Worlds on January 12, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

MLK Event Series

Please join The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution in partnership with Communities Without Boundaries International (CWBI) for a series of events to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

All events will be held at S-CAR in Arlington, VA. 



For more information about the events, please click here

http://scar.gmu.edu/events/mlk-event-series-2015…



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Added by S-CAR at GMU on January 9, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

TRANSFORMING POWER, PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT IN EL SALVADOR

An Interview with Social Movement Leader and Parliamentarian Estela Hernandez

By Beverly Bell

The social movement La Coordinadora is organizing to protect lands and waters - including the Bay of Jiquilisco, pictured…

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Added by Other Worlds on January 8, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CULTIVATING CLIMATE JUSTICE THROUGH COMPOST: THE STORY OF HERNANI

This is part 4 of a four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working together for systems change. United across six continents, these grassroots groups are defending…

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Added by Other Worlds on December 10, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

ON INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, THE FIGHT FOR INDIGENOUS LAND AND AUTONOMY IN HONDURAS

By Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions and US Food Sovereignty Alliance, and Beverly Bell, Other Worlds



Photos by Steve Pavey…



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Added by Other Worlds on December 10, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

Ebola Webinar Series Brings Together 550 Participants from over 70 Countries

We recently broadcasted the Training…

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Added by TechChange on November 12, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

THE RICHES OF NATURE V. PRIVATE PROPERTY: AN INTERVIEW WITH GERARDO CERDAS

By Beverly Bell



July 1, 2014



Gerardo Cerdas with the next generation of humanity. 

 

Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and Caribbean-wide social movement…

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Added by Other Worlds on July 1, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

RAISING HOPE ACROSS BORDERS: TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER

 An interview with Gerardo Cerdas by Beverly Bell

 

June 17, 2014

 

Last gathering of the cross-border Cry of the Excluded movement, in indigenous lands in Honduras,…

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Added by Other Worlds on June 17, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER: CHANGE FROM BELOW IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

An Interview with Pedro Franco

By Beverly Bell

 

May 20, 2014

 

"Easy tasks are not for people who want to create change." - Pedro Franco. Photo: Beverly…

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Added by Other Worlds on May 22, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA, October 17-20, 2014

Faculty and administrators can now register for the 2014 Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Seminar for Community Colleges (http://www.nvcc.edu/campuses-and-centers/alexandria/academic-divisions/libarts/ips/peace.html)  to be held October 17-20, 2014 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia and sponsored by the…

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Added by David J. Smith on May 20, 2014 at 9:38pm — No Comments

“Back to the Grassroots”: Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights

By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang



May 7, 2014

 

2014 International Women's Day community pride march in Quezon City, where GALANG works. The banner slogan roughly translates to “Human…

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Added by Other Worlds on May 7, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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Added by Other Worlds on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Citizen action as a catalyst for change in the New Urban Agenda



This very timely blog directly links to a discussion that is taking place this morning at the World Urban Forum in Colombia 'A safe city as a just and equitable city' ( Friday 11th April, 8.30am local time).

By Thea Shahrokh, Institute of Development Studies and Joanna Wheeler, Sustainable…

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Added by JULIA HAMAUS on April 11, 2014 at 4:19am — No Comments

Training opportunities: online certificate course on effective grant proposal writing

The course provides an understanding of and practice in grant proposal writing for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies. Our online structured proposal writing course will show you how to write a proposal that gets funded. These distance learning course will teach you to prepare grants proposal effectively and find the best funding sources for your projects and non-profit. For more information and course outline, please visit:…

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Added by Prince Devison on March 18, 2014 at 2:15am — No Comments

MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: KEEPING THE COMMONS COMMON

 

By Beverly Bell

March 4, 2014

 

Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you are reading this, the Zulu and Rex parades are either lining up at their staging sites or rolling down the streets amongst crazed revelers. Mardi Gras Indian tribes in their feather-and-bead suits have been out since dawn, chanting and singing between their stops at…

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Added by Other Worlds on March 4, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

Final Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training - 2014 Edition

Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training

6th February – 21st March 2014

Deadline for applications: 5th February 2014

Fee: US$300.- due by 6th February 2014

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Added by Prince Devison on January 28, 2014 at 11:06pm — No Comments

Online Advance Certificate Course on Project Management - 2014 Edition

Advanced Certificate Course on Project Management

20th February – 4th April 2014

Deadline for applications: 17th February 2014

Fee: US$300.- due by 19th February 2014…

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Added by Prince Devison on January 28, 2014 at 11:01pm — No Comments

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