Empowering civic activism toward a culture of peace.
Started this discussion. Last reply by lauren ottewill Oct 4, 2009.
I heard about this interesting program for violence reduction at the UMBC graduation ceremony yesterday. It's encouraging to see descriptions such as "cultural shift" and "making violence less sustainable". Check out more details at:…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2013 at 10:30pm
From Bob Baskin @ The Peace Alliance, 10/10/12...
“By defining a new industry as the ‘Violence Containment Industry,’ it is now possible to aggregate all expenditures related to the containment or consequences of violence. Our research indicates that when measured as a percentage of GDP this industry has expanded by 25% in the past ten years.”
- Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman of IEP…
Posted on October 10, 2012 at 11:33am
Watchdog Yaël Ossowski offers an interesting take on the topic:
Posted on August 5, 2012 at 8:12pm
I was browsing Google for news on "violence" today (something I have not done in quite some time) and came across this post from Robert Listenbee Jr., of the Defender Association of Philadphia. Mr. Listenbee writes about the ever-present issue of violence in our inner cities and the impact that violence has on children.
Rather than just being another in an endless…Continue
Posted on April 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment
I thought I'd share an uplifting article that came through the internets this week. Creative, thoughtful, caring people have come up with an alternative to gang membership that benefits youth and the surrounding community by getting at-risk youth into agriculture. …Continue
Posted on November 20, 2011 at 7:30pm — 6 Comments