Youth Outreach: Conflict Resolution & Empowerment

Visitors from France will discuss the best methods of engaging youth in community organizations and grassroots advocacy groups that foster youth leadership skills and engage young people through education, economic opportunity and civic participation. This program will focus on empowering local youth, discussion of social/ethnic diversity in schools, and understanding youth identity/individualism. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) […]

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“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland: Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding

This half-day interactive workshop will be a deep dive into the history, politics and peacebuilding process of “the Troubles” in Northern Ireland. The workshop will build a strong knowledge of the Northern Ireland conflict and will strengthen conflict resolution competencies, which can be utilized in the classroom. We will share resources for educators to teach […]

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Promoting Social Change through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Afghanistan, Bahamas, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nicaragua, Norway, and Turkey for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and […]

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Youth and Community Conflict Resolution

The earth is shared by nearly 7 billion people, 1.2 billion of which are youth. And although they comprise nearly 25 percent of the world’s working population, youth account for more than 40 percent of the world’s unemployed. It comes as no surprise that youth and community conflict exist as universal issues, creating challenges that […]

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Elected Kashmiri Officials (India)

Both in current times and throughout history, India and the United States have shared an extensive cultural, strategic, military, and economic relationship. International ties are stronger than ever; in January of 2015, President Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to be invited as the chief guest of India’s Republic Day celebrations. To reinforce such […]

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