Tony Jenkins and fellow board members of PJSANational Peace Academy Director of Education Tony Jenkins participated in the 8th annual conference of the PJSA, held Oct. 1-2, 2010, in Winnipeg, Canada. The conference explored the theme of “Building Bridges, Crossing Borders: Gender, Identity, and Security in the Search for Peace.”…
Each year, the Global Issues Resource Center at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio, organizes the International Summit on Conflict Resolution Education. The National Peace Academy co-sponsored the CRE Summits in 2009 and 2010 and will again in 2011. Participants of the Ohio Colleges and Universities Reception and DialogueThe theme…
Saturday, 13 March 2010 09:00

Deep Teaching: Growing Peace

Mary Rivkin, PhD, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County; and Lou Ensel, NPA Trustee and ChairmanDeep Teaching: Growing Peace is a project sponsored by The Biosophical Institute’s, Peace for Ethical Action and Creative Education project (P.E.A.C.E.). Tony Jenkins, National Peace Academy Director…
Sunday, 14 February 2010 08:59

Global Engagement: Infrastructures for Peace

The National Peace Academy participates in the global movement to establish infrastructures for peace in civil society and governments around the world. Principally, the Global Alliance for Ministries and Departments of Peace and its affiliated African Alliance for Peace are communities of individuals and organizations who support their national governments…
Friday, 13 November 2009 08:58

A New Kind of Peace Movement

The Times Record (Bath, ME) – 13 November 2009 BATH — The experts who make up the core organizers of the National Peace Academy have the credentials and track records to drastically reduce — or, ideally, eliminate — violence in the world. They also have what they believe is the…
The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, in association with the Northern California Peace Corps Association, hosted National Peace Academy Director of Organizational Development and Operations Mike Abkin speaking on “Finally! A U.S. National Peace Academy.” The presentation described the National Peace Academy’s background, status, and plans; what distinguishes…
National Peace Academy Education Director Tony Jenkins attended the 7th Annual Conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association from October 8-10 at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Peace and Justice Studies Association, the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, and the…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 05:21

Global Alliance Summit in Costa Rica

National Peace Academy Co-Director Dot Maver and Director of Operations Mike Abkin represented the National Peace Academy at the Fourth Summit of the Global Alliance for Ministries and Departments of Peace, held September 17-21, 2009, in Costa Rica. The President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace laureate Dr. Oscar Arias Sanchez,…
The National Peace Academy recently co-sponsored the international conference Collaboration Across Fields: Implementation and Sustainability of Social and Emotional Learning, Conflict Resolution Education, Peace Education, and Civics Education, June 19-20, 2009, in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference addressed policy needs for conflict resolution education and peace education in K-12 and higher.…
Saturday, 06 June 2009 09:06

Report of BAWB Forum, 2-5 June 2009

In June 2009, National Peace Academy Director of Outreach and Stakeholder Relations Kristin Famula presented a workshop at the 2009 Global Forum at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The Global Forum was hosted by the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, part of the Weatherhead…
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