As part of Middlebury College’s recent “Summer Convening on Experiential Learning and Conflict Transformation,” inaugural Projects for Peace Alumni Award winner Joseph Kaifala visited campus.
by Yale Jackson
Lucy Calcott and Rolando Kattan Rubi will spend this summer in South Africa and Honduras, respectively, implementing projects that address critical societal issues.
Macalester College students Valeska Kohan and Amanda de Souza hope to use their Projects for Peace grant to train Brazilian teachers in anti-racist classroom approaches.
Projects for Peace and the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation at Middlebury have announced the inaugural recipient of the Projects for Peace Alumni Award: human rights and education activist Joseph Kaifala.
Two University of Richmond seniors—Ngan Bui and Elspeth Collard—have Projects for Peace grants. They will focus on human trafficking and human-wildlife interaction.
Denison University grantee Joan Do-Truong used her Projects for Peace grant to create programs to build a community for young Asian American women where they could share their experiences and gain the knowledge to create lasting change in their communities.
The two most recent Bowdoin recipients of Projects for Peace grants made progress this summer on the issues they’re committed to solving: addressing environmental threats in Serbia and ending the practice of female genital mutilation.
Led by George Washington alumna Emily Zhang, a team is using a Projects for Peace grant to fight stigmas of children with incarcerated parents through literature.
Launched as a Project for Peace in 2017, the Rerooted Archive celebrates five years of documenting stories from Armenians displaced by conflict. Read on for the story of how an idea grew into a sustained, global, initiative.
Whitman College’s Joy Nampaso and Stacy Mwangi are both completing Projects for Peace in Kenya this summer. Read more about them and their work!