Eco Tourism and Conservation in Vietnam

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13 Day hiking and biking field adventure to Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve in Southern Vietnam.   February 22, 2018 to March 9, 2018.

Can educational nature tourism be a positive force for conservation? If so, under what circumstances? That’s what we consider in detail during this intensive two-week field adventure to the Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve in Vietnam.

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Peace and Independence in Colombia

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I am pleased today to share a dialogue with Natalia Ariza Ramírez, a Hubert Humphrey Program Fellow, linked to the University of Montana, who has served in various positions in the Colombian State, and was recently Vice Minister of Higher Education. With her leadership, we will develop a talk that has two purposes. Continue reading

Participate

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Pete Seeger tells us that participation is what will save the human race. It is also what keep organizations like the JRPC thriving and growing. The Peace Center is a community resource. The more engaged and involved you are, the more the Center thrives. Have you ever thought of things you’d like to see the Center doing? Or asked, “what can I do to make an impact?” Continue reading

Peace in Thailand

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I had the humbling honor of talking to a room of Thai professionals at the Mahidol University Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies who know firsthand the challenges and rewards of working for peace. The school itself is a testament to their dedication and drive. Continue reading

How About Building Community?

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Arming the Left (Independent May 18-25) starts with so many hypotheticals of armed inhuman Nazis shooting into crowds of pacifist demonstrators. After spinning this dystopian tale Michael Siebert writes “Let’s say you’re black or Jewish or” fill in the blanks. “You’re unarmed and your belief that something like this could never happen here has just been shattered.”

I am Jewish. I am well aware that it can happen here. It already has. Many times. Continue reading

JRPC Peace Party 2017

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Peace/Piece Party 2017

2017 Peace Party Scheduled for Sunday October 15 at 3 pm in the Home Arts Building at Missoula County Fairgrounds.  The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center invites the entire community to whoop it up at the 2017 Peace Party. Appropriate to these times, this year’s theme is “Peacing it Together”.

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