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You Are What You Share – Yes or No to Online Activism?

“Ideas take life when they are shared.” -Charles W. Leadbeater, 2009

If we look at the Oxford English Dictionary we can see the word “activism” being defined as “ 1,123 more words


USIP Event: Stuck in the 'Man Box' - Young Men, Identity and Why It Matters, 3/30, 3- 5 p.m.

By: David J. Smith, March 24, 2017

One of the challenges facing conflict prevention is the identity that men are often expected to maintain which limit how they can work within society.   22 more words

World Affairs

Peace Perspective of Damar Bahadur Parajuli, Nepal

Behind a row of cows, Damar carries a stick and a “kukri” or Nepalese knife. We encountered him and his herd while traversing the steep hills of Simma, a remote village in the eastern region of Nepal. 247 more words


Peace Perspective of Govinda Gurung, Nepal

Govinda Gurung owns the lodge we stayed in. It was like a homestay: we ate what they ate and slept where they slept. Throughout our stay, the lodge was always packed with travellers who walked for hours across the hills and needed warm food and shelter for the night. 178 more words


Career Presentation by David J. Smith at Winona State University, 4/11

By: David J. Smith, March 21, 2017

I will be speaking at Winona State University on Tuesday, April 11. This will be a workshop focusing on careers. 7 more words

Higher Education

Language Learning as Peacebuilding? Not always

At Language for Peace, our work is rooted in the belief that learning language has the potential to be an act of peacebuilding. But is it always? 120 more words

Language Learning

2017 Atlantic Promise Exercise Ends: Strong Emphasis on Working with Those Affected by Conflict and Disaster

By: David J. Smith, March 20, 2017

The 2017 Atlantic Promise Field Exercise ended March 19.  The four day event was held again this year in Fellsmere, Florida and supported by the City of Fellsmere and local businesses.   213 more words

Higher Education