Student, organizer, educator, and Founder/ED of the Teaching Peace Initiative, a national nonprofit working to leverage the power of peer education to solve the challenges of bullying and school violence.
My experience bringing youth together to build a national nonprofit working on issues of bullying and tolerance, and an eagerness to listen to the stories of other young peacemakers and help them figure out their next steps!
Hey Miracle! I’m a Peace First Fellow and saw your project on the site. I love your passion and your will to help people live healthier!
I think it’s a great idea to brainstorm what kinds of incentives (and awareness, as you mention in another question) are needed to encourage people to make healthier choices. It’s also always something that has…[Read more]
Check out these photos of our Columbia, MD Peace Team, hard at work creating a culture of peace in their community!
Our Annapolis, MD Peace Team has been out and about in classrooms, spreading peace, tolerance, and kindness wherever they go! Check out these photos:
Hey @Operationstandup! I’m glad you’re working on this topic — it’s SO important, and it’s something that too often goes unaddressed. We spend so much time on the internet every day, and the norms and rules for our behavior there aren’t as clear as they are in interpersonal conversations. As a result, online spaces can become unsafe really…[Read more]
As a politically-involved millennial, here are some things that I think would help break barriers:
1. Money — political involvement is usually unpaid, which means sustained political involvement is out of reach for all but the most privileged millennials. Offering pay or stipends for interested students to work in politics is a great way to get…[Read more]
I would go directly to student leaders on other campuses — check out similar campus organizing projects like “take back the night” or student leaders of the Women’s Center on whichever campuses you’re targeting. I would come with a clear ask in mind — What are the nuts and bolts of the program that you want them to adopt, and how do they differ…[Read more]
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