The Malawi Project
A documentary film that captured the history of this poor African country’s non-violent transition to a democratic political system, used to educate international audiences on conflict resolution.
A DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY & WRITING PROJECT THAT FOCUSES ON COLLABORATION, DIVERSITY, PEACE, AND UNDERSTANDING
In collaboration with the UCI Claire Trevor School of Arts "ArtsBridge" Program and Seeds of Hope, students in Northern Ireland, Wisconsin, and Santa Ana, California, used photography to begin dialogues in strife-torn communities. Click here to learn more about the continuing work of the Picturing Peace program.
'Cirque du O.C.' Youth Circus
AN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM UTILIZING CIRCUS ARTS TRAINING TO BUILD SELF-ESTEEM, PROBLEM-SOLVING & TEAM-BUILDING SKILLS AND RECONCILIATION
In partnership with Scarlet Sisters Circus, Girls Inc., and the WAVE Trauma Center, we brought children from Belfast, Northern Ireland to stay with host families in Orange County. Together, they learned circus skills to encourage cooperation and healing in children who were witnesses to violence.