An Israeli’s View of the Conflict

An Israeli’s View of the Conflict

A standing-room only crowd packed Sharpless Auditorium to hear Miko Peled speak about his path to becoming a peace activist. Peled is the author of The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, about which Alice Walker (who wrote the forward) said:...
Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09, who recently returned  from Cambodia, came to campus this week to give a talk about his experience serving in the Peace Corps.  One of the founders of the Haverford College Microfinance Club, Golan worked on several microfinance projects during his...
Alumna’s Organization, Film Confront Juvenile Justice Problems

Alumna’s Organization, Film Confront Juvenile Justice Problems

Many groups have mobilized across the country in response to the increasingly harsh treatment of youth who commit crimes, which has led to a spike in juveniles being incarcerated in adult correctional facilities. To bring this issue into public view, the Philadelphia...
Social Medicine Students Teleconference With India

Social Medicine Students Teleconference With India

In 2008, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship Executive Director Parker Snowe ’79 met with his old friend, David Wertheimer ’77, as part of an alumni tour of the West Coast. Wetheimer is now at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, working...
Philadelphia’s Solidarity Economy

Philadelphia’s Solidarity Economy

I am pretty familiar with the topic of the solidarity economy. Not only did I take Craig Borowiak’s political science seminar on the solidarity economy during the fall of my junior year, I also spent two summers creating a map of the solidarity economy in Philadelphia...