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Guitars Not Guns: US-Based Programming for At Risk Youth

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Can strumming a guitar help keep a teen off the streets? That’s the philosophy behind a D.C. nonprofit organization called Guitars not Guns. Guitars not Guns aims to help at-risk youth focus on music instead of street violence. (WJLA).Gregg Hammond founded the Washington, D.C.…See More
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Visual: Treat violence like it’s a contagious disease

Ted Talk: Gary SlutkinVisual: Treat Violence Like It's a Contagious DiseaseGary Slutkin spent a decade fighting tuberculosis, cholera and AIDS epidemics in Africa. When the physician returned to the United States, he thought he’d be able to get away from brutal epidemic…See More
May 27, 2014
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Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports

 This blog is part of a series organized by The Huffington Post and the NGO alliance InterAction around the London 2012 Olympics.What could the era of…See More
Aug 9, 2012
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Kenya - Youth Leadership

In Season 2 of THE TEAM: Kenya, Ben decides to help his community by running for office. Against all odds, he wins without compromising his personal integrit...
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Next Generation Philanthropy

Next Gen PhilanthropyHosted by Daniel Kaufman (November 2011)Picture a philanthropist. Go ahead—close your eyes and really try to get an image in your mind. If you’re like most, you are probably picturing an older, very wealthy man. What do you see? Andrew Carnegie? Bill Gates? The Monopoly guy? Possibly Andrew Carnegie. More likely Bill Gates.…See More
Nov 15, 2011
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Youth Engagement in Community Development Activities

To address conflict-imposed vulnerabilities at the local level and to empower youth to positively contribute to Nepal's peace and development processes, USAI...
Oct 24, 2011
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Name
anna
How did You find out about this Network/Resource?
employer
Please share a short bio for yourself. This should be no more than 3-4 short paragraphs.
I am a graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you have direct and significant expertise
Uganda; Liberia
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy: Human Security and Global Health
What are your main skills/expertise?
Monitoring and evaluation; Program design; Grant Proposals; Research; Inclusive development
What are Your expertise areas/sectors when it comes to youth
DDR, Peacebuilding, Media, Humanitarian Relief, Development, Democracy, Refugees, IDPs
What are Your primary Skills, to compliment Your areas/sectors
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Evaluation, Grant Writing, Program Management, Program Design, Research, Training

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Guitars Not Guns: US-Based Programming for At Risk Youth

Posted on April 5, 2015 at 12:55am 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Can strumming a guitar help keep a teen off the streets? That’s the philosophy behind a D.C. nonprofit organization called Guitars not Guns. Guitars not Guns aims to help at-risk youth focus on music instead of street violence. (WJLA).…

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Visual: Treat violence like it’s a contagious disease

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 11:01pm 0 Comments

Ted Talk: Gary Slutkin

Visual: Treat Violence Like It's a Contagious Disease

Gary Slutkin spent a decade fighting tuberculosis, cholera and AIDS epidemics in Africa. When the physician returned to the United States, he thought he’d…

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Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

 

This blog is part of a series organized by The Huffington Post and the NGO alliance InterAction around the London 2012…

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Next Generation Philanthropy

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 10:11pm 0 Comments

Next Gen Philanthropy

Hosted by Daniel Kaufman (November 2011)

Picture a philanthropist. Go ahead—close your eyes and really try to get an image in your mind. If you’re like most, you are probably picturing an older, very wealthy man. What do you see? Andrew Carnegie? Bill Gates? The Monopoly guy?…

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