Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DW News interviewed 2009 Advocate Mary Akrami of the Afghan Women Skills

Monday, April 13, 2020

2011 Advocate Colins Imoh of Nigeria participated in the webinar Peace Education and the Pandemic: Global Perspectives sponsored by the Global Campaign for Peace Education. Colins focused his talk, Educating for Peace in a Frightened World, on the “need to focus on the big picture of solidarity, which is what peace education is all about.” Colins is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Criminal Justice at California State University.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

2014 Advocate Esther Adhiambo has been active in the LBQ movement for nearly a decade. She previously worked at Persons Marginalized and Aggrieved Kenya. After attending HRAP, she founded the Initiative for Equality and Non-Discrimination where she serves as executive director.

Kemal Pervanic
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Kemal Pervanic is the founder and executive director of Most Mira (Bridge of Peace) as well as an author and filmmaker. During the Bosnian War, he was held in two concentration camps, including the notorious Omarska. When the war ended, he moved to London. Ten years later, he returned to Bosnia-Herzegovina where he was alarmed to find misrepresentations of what had transpired in the country formally known as Yugoslavia.

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the village of Nyakagyezi. A graduate of Makerere University, Kaguri co-founded the human rights organization, Human Rights Concerns, to help victims of human rights violations in Uganda and to educate the public about their rights. In 2001, he founded the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in response to the devastating effects of AIDS in his hometown. The organization provides free education to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.