It's mid summer! Hard to believe. In parts of the U.S. (and globally) things are moving slowly to (new) normal. But in other parts, the pandemic is still in full force.
In addition, since my last newsletter, there has been a new reckoning with our history of structural racism. We are witnessing much with symbolic yet significant protests and statue removals. We need to seize the moment (or day): carpe diem. There is much we can do right now. I've posted a few resources on nonviolent action that might be useful.
Yesterday, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University became the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Jimmy Carter, both as president and as founder of the Carter Center, has made significant contributions to building peace. I'm proud to be both a graduate of the Carter School and to teach there.
Are you looking to make a career change in 2020 and looking at the education, NGO, policy, government, international, peacebuilding or conflict resolution fields? I am coaching those who are looking to make a career change.