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Support 2nd Annual Cite Soleil Peace Prize - Louino Robillard

Help Robi honor young people who are making a difference in Haiti's biggest ghetto 

My name is Louino 'Robi' Robillard, and I am a young community leader who grew up in Cite Soleil, Haiti's largest ghetto. Cite Soleil has a rough history: our community is mostly known for the gang violence that has made it the most dangerous place in the country.

Future Generations Master’s Degree Students from Africa Win Davis Peace Prize

Two Future Generations Graduate School Class of 2015 students from Somalia and Cameroon received a $10,000 Davis Peace Prize to promote women’s rights and peace awareness in Africa. Deqa Osman’s project seeks to advance women’s rights and access to justice in her home country of Somalia, while Jonathan Nshing’s project promotes peace awareness among youth in Cameroon. All funded projects will be implemented in the summer of 2015.

Global Engagement Initiative Inspires Ideas from Around the World



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Alumni Briefs: Bangladeshi Alumnus Spotlight

Bangladeshi Alumnus named Senior Lecturer at Gono University

Class of 2011 alumnus, Shahid Mallick, is now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Gono University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He will teach the following subjects: Sociology of Environment, Introduction to Anthropology, and Gender Studies.

Davis Peace Prize Winner Connects Hindu and Muslim Youth for Peace through Cultural Storytelling and Art

Class of 2015 Afghan peers, Reyhaneh (left) and Arghawan enjoy the India field residential.Class of 2015 Afghan peers, Reyhaneh (left) and Arghawan enjoy the India field residential.

Alumni Briefs

Alumni Elect Regional Reps to Invigorate Collaboration

17 Peacebuilders from 13 Countries Celebrate Graduation

Inaugural Peacebuilding Class of 2013 with FacultyInaugural Peacebuilding Class of 2013 with Faculty

Success should breed success, so share your good ideas and your hopes.” Kathryn W. Davis

Alumnus Kelly Brown of the Heiltsuk Nation Achieves Conservation Results and Secures Rights through Partnerships

The Heiltsuk Nation, the largest tribe on the coast of British Columbia with proof of settlement dating back more than 10,000 years, has rebounded from invasion and sickness that reduced their population from 20,000 to approximately 198 individuals by 1891. Today, at 2,500 strong, this Nation serves as a role model for negotiating government-to-government partnerships to protect and manage 35,000 square kilometers of their territory covering land and sea.

Alumni Catalyze Ideas and Research into Community Solutions at Young African Scholars Conference

Across Africa, young scholars are using research to transform systems and patterns of violence, aggression, and dominance. Two Future Generations alumni contributed their research and proposed community solutions as participants of the Young African Scholars Conference organized by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. Alumni, Gil Mulhovo (Mozambique) and Ikwo Udoh (Nigeria), presented on strategies to engage street youth of Mozambique using reality television and to build partnerships among health centers and prisons in Nigeria.

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