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K-12 Webinar: Making Positive Change: Stories of Peacebuilding from the Middle East and North Africa
December 5, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this two-hour workshop for educators, teachers will hear stories of activism and inspiration from change-makers in the Middle East and North Africa. Panelists from Syria, Iraq, and Sudan will discuss their diverse work in peacebuilding and community engagement. Teachers will learn more about the complexity of issues facing the MENA region, think critically about issues of injustice, and discuss connections to service-learning pedagogy. Drawing upon the lessons that can be learned from global examples of resilience and resistance, the workshop will also provide strategies to lead students in taking informed action on issues in their own communities. Using the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals, we will discuss how classrooms can take informed action and activate global citizenship.
Register in advance at go.unc.edu/MENApeace.
This virtual workshop is organized by the Duke University-University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Consortium for Middle East Studies and the Institute of World Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for International Education.