Building Peace with Youth in Conflict

August 18, 2017 – August 20, 2017 all-day
George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201
George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and NGO ForgottenSong
(202) 491-8664
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A conference bridging the gap between scholars, practitioners, social entrepreneurs & religious communities to develop effectiveness in peace building presented by George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the Dialogue & Difference Project, and NGO ForgottenSong.

Conference Topics 

This year’s theme is Building Peace with Youth in Conflict.

NGO, Academic and Social Entrepreneurship presentations will be categorized based on the following topics.  We will exploring conflict and peace through each of these broad groupings to build stronger theoretical frameworks for practice in both the NGO and social business worlds.

Who’s Coming?

From youth violence in urban areas of the United States to child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, we’re inviting academics, NGO workers, Social Entrepreneurs & faith-based practitioners to discuss pathways to peace with some of the most experienced in our fields. 

How Does It Work?


Scholars, practitioners, social entrepreneurs, and leaders of religious communities will participate in a variety of panels that apply to many fields within the peacebuilding framework. 

The Praxis Conference creates a space for scholars, NGOs, businesses and social-justice minded individuals to connect and exchange knowledge and networks for the betterment of peacebuilding around the world.

When you attend, you’ll get to choose from our variety of offerings in academic presentations, roundtable discussions, and focused small group discussions.


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