All Blog Posts Tagged 'community' (153)

“Rwanda is for All of Us”: Modern M&E and Traditional Community Building Come Together in Rwanda

Innocent was working with a reconciliation project that brought together widows of victims of the Rwandan Genocide with widows of perpetrators of the genocide when he questioned, How do we know we are bringing community relationships to the next level? During group discussions and interviews, he asked the women if…

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Added by TechChange on November 18, 2015 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Alumni Spotlight: Eva Erlach on Technology for Data Visualization

TechChange courses are designed for busy young professionals. In any of our courses, you will find yourself taking the course alongside international development field and headquarter staff, university professors and students, freelancers, and so many other kinds of eager learners. Today, we are excited to chat with Eva Erlach, who is a…

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Added by TechChange on November 17, 2015 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Updated List of U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges with Programs in Peace and Conflict

This page provides a list of U.S. and Canadian community colleges offering initiatives in peace, conflict and related areas. The types of efforts vary and include degree programs, certificates, community programs, and annual events. Besides the schools listed below, it is estimated that over 100 U.S. and Canadian community colleges offer courses in peace and conflict related areas.  Often these courses are part of social science (political science, sociology, psychology, etc.) and humanities…

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Added by David J. Smith on October 22, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Peace Caravan 2015 Kenya

The 2015 Peace Caravan will take place from 15th to 29th August and will host public open air forums in twelve towns namely Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru, Molo, Burnt Forest, Eldoret, Nandi Hills, Kericho, Sotik, Kisii, Homabay and Kisumu. The caravan will be geared towards…

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Added by Rachel Wambui Kungu on June 11, 2015 at 6:58am — No Comments

Peacebuilding Leadership, Civic Engagement, and College Students

By: David J. Smith, May 19, 2015 (reposted on PCDN May 31, 2015)

The annual international conference of the Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE) is currently being held in Scottsdale, AZ.   Over 150 U.S. and international community college faculty are meeting starting tomorrow, May 20 and May…
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Added by David J. Smith on May 31, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, October 23-26, 2015



 



The 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar will be held October 23-26, 2015 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.   Registration is now open and can completed …

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Added by David J. Smith on April 22, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

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

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