Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:33

Peace Education at American University

Daryn Cambridge participated in the 2010 NPA Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) where he refined and articulated his vision peace education at American University. When I applied to attend the 2011 Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive in Burlington, VT I was excited but did not really know what to expect. I knew that…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:28

Sustainable Eleko Community

Last year, Toyin Oshaniwa, Executive Director for Nature Cares (a non-governmental organization), participated in one of NPA’s certificate program courses:  An Introduction to Sustainable Communities.  Following his participation in the course, Oshaniwa conducted a study of the community of Eleko, along the coastline of Lagos in Nigeria.  As Oshaniwa notes…
Alycia HutchissonCecillia St. King and Peace Troubadour Cecilia St. King met two years ago at the National Peace Academy’s first Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) in Wilmington, OH, then again at the PPI in Burlington, VT last year. St. King had toured internationally and had been touring regionally in the U.S. for several years,…
Andy Reyes attended the National Peace Academy’s Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive 2011.  Andy’s work was recently highlighted by the American Red Cross.   You can find the full article, Finding their Voice: Using English to Educate Future Humanitarians below as well as Andy’s testimonial which shares more information about how his work as…
Jeffrey Weisberg participated in the 2010 NPA Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) where he refined and articulated his vision for the implementation of the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding. An update from Jeffrey:  September 2013 One of the guiding principles that we learned in our work with The Peace Alliance and…
Daryn Cambridge of Washington, DC, attended PPI 2011. Daryn reports here about how and why he embarked on this project to institute peace education program at Washington’s American University and the role his PPI experience has played in that endeavor. Peace Education at American University Daryn Cambridge November 2011 In…
Sunday, 26 February 2012 07:34

Eugene City of Peace: David Hazen

David Hazen of Eugene, Oregon, attended PPI 2010. In this November 2011 report, David recounts his peacebuilding activities that have ensued since his PPI experience. The Gestation and Birth of Eugene City of Peace David Hazen November 2011 When I left the National Peace Academy’s Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) in…
Sunday, 26 February 2012 06:43

Rebuild Detroit: Alycia Hutchisson

Alycia Hutchisson of Royal Oak, Michigan, attended PPI 2010 and 2011. In this November 2011 report, Alycia tells the story of the genesis of her Rebuild Detroit project and of her journey into peacebuilding that began with those experiences. Rebuild Detroit: One Household at a Tim (A project of A…
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:19

Barbara Mallin

The Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) is a one-week learning program for people seeking to create significant, meaningful and sustainable change in their communities.  The PPI provides a holistic introduction to the theory and practice of peacebuilding and also supports participants in the preparation of a peacebuilding or change initiative to…