With the generous support from Carnegie Corporation of New York, Future Generations Graduate School conducted a multi-year investigation of the role of communities and citizens in building peace in fragile states and conflict-affected environments, with particular attention to cases where citizens influenced macro-level changes or "peace writ large." This investigation involved research activities, launch of field trials of a new approach to peacebuilding utlilizing the concept of positive deviance, and a means of global extension of this learning through a new M.A.
The Two Decades of Global Impact report highlights the role and achievements of Future Generations since its founding in November 1992. The report highlights key achievements in community-based learning, health, conservation, peacebuilding, and higher education for development practitioners. A summary of key achievements include:
Learn about alumnae of the Future Generations Graduate School and enjoy select profiles of exemplary women leaders featured in this booklet. These women are leaders paving the way for community change in their home countries. Since 2003, the Master's Degree program in Applied Community Change and Conservation has equipped these women with skills in such areas as conservation, empowerment, health, and peacebuilding. These women learn these skills while living in their communities interacting with faculty and sharing lessons with each other during four one-month residentials.
Venture down the Zambezi River in Zambia on a canoe trip with Robert L. Fleming, Jr., a faculty member of the Future Generations Graduate School. Dr. Fleming celebrates the biodiversity of this river system and highlights community based partnerships that link nature conservation with community development.
This 16 page report has 11 full-color photographs of hippos, elephants, and more.
This brochure introduces the Guyana Community Scholars Initiative, a partnership of Future Generations Graduate School and the Guyanese and American Business and Professional Council to build the capacity of development practitioners in Guyana.
This eight-page report features results of a baseline study to better understand computer and broadband use in West Virginia. This study was conducted as part of a new project of the Future Generations Graduate School to expand broadband and educational access to rural communities across West Virginia through partnerships with 60 volunteer fire departments.