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River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding project on Police Youth Dialogue

The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding and the Gainesville Police Department have taken a bold and innovative approach to facilitate healing and trust building by bringing together black and brown youth and Law Enforcement Officers to address issues and concerns that impact their daily lives. [continue reading…]
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Afghan Universities Build a Movement Against Extremism

Fifteen years after the overthrow of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan’s university student population has ballooned, and its roughly 50 universities form a critical arena in the struggle for the country’s future. Yet Afghan universities have lacked courses or student organizations dedicated to opposing extremist ideas and to building peace across the ethnic, sectarian and other divides exploited by militant groups. [continue reading…]
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Afghan Kuchi Tribes Thrive With Community Education

Kuchi people are some of the poorest and least represented people in Afghanistan. School isn’t traditionally a part of the nomadic life, so many adults in the tribes are illiterate. However, parents can see the benefits of education and want more than anything for their children to read and write.  [continue reading…]