All Blog Posts Tagged 'engagement' (8)

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…

Added by David J. Smith on May 31, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Engaging Bradley Manning

Engaging Bradley Manning


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 20, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Pursuing Non-Violent Protest in Palestine

People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.

Another good example is the young woman in this video (…


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 15, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Hiroshima no more

August 6 is the second anniversary of and the 67th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and much of its population by an atomic bomb.

Peace Abbey's Gandhi statue at Occupy Boston

Peace Abbey’s Gandhi statue at Occupy Boston. Photo by GorillaWarfare, used under CC CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication



Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 6, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

I Serve the Public (And I’m a Muslim Woman)

What are some of the challenges and opportunities related to being an American Muslim woman working in public service?

Through civic engagement, American Muslims carry…


Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 1, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

Remembering George Harrison on the road to Busan

After sharing some development practitioners’ honest remarks on aid, Africa, corruption and colonialism last week, I thought I would also share key points made in a session hosted by Oxfam that I attended at the World Bank/IMF annual meetings’ Civil Society Policy Forum on April 15th. Entitled “The Road to Busan: Ensuring Citizens Drive Their Own…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 25, 2011 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Anarchy, Terrorism, and Piracy in Somalia: Revisited

Alemayehu Fentaw†

Somalia has long been anarchic, hitting rock-bottom claiming #1 in The Fund for Peace´s most recent Failed States Index. It had no functioning central government in the past two decades, albeit 14 attempts to reconstitute the state had been made since the ouster of the Cold War dictator Mohammad Siad Barre in 1991 after 22 years in power. All such efforts had been doomed to fail and whether or not the latest initiative shall succeed only remains to be seen.… Continue

Added by Alemayehu Fentaw Weldemariam on December 14, 2010 at 5:51am — No Comments

CALL FOR CASES: Research project on citizen participation and nonviolent civic action to fight corruption

Do you know about cases in which citizens have taken part in organized civic action campaigns to fight corruption? I am conducting a 12-month research project to document, analyze, and distill general lessons learned and good practices from civic action campaigns and movements to fight corruption. Please contact me if you:

--Know about possible initiatives, campaigns or movements addressing corruption that included the mobilization of citizens and/or nonviolent civic…

Added by Shaazka Beyerle on November 30, 2009 at 1:00am — 15 Comments

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