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Students for Global Peacebuilding (SGP) promotes citizen education, action, and research about peacebuilding initiatives around the world.  It engages communities on and off campus to enhance the role of citizen peacebuilding locally and globally. It conducts training workshops and organizes service learning opportunities where there is a need for peacebuilding.


Peace and Justice Week: Building Bridges Across Divides - Racial, Political and Economics
April 24, 2019 | 4:15-9:15 p.m. | UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom
Admission to this event is free and includes vegan dinner. Parking is available in the Student Center Parking Structure

4:15-5:00 p.m.
Meet and Greet; Dinner, Music

5:00-6:40 p.m.

Moderator: Douglas Haynes PhD., Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Brian Peterson: Faces of Santa Ana “Humanity of the Homeless”
Vien Truong: Dream Corps and Green for All “Climate Justice and Experiences Bringing Together Untraditional Allies Over Common Ground”
Janessa Gans Wilder: Euphrates Institute “Turning ‘Others’ into Brothers: From CIA Analyst to Peacebuilder”
John Sarrouf: Essential Partners “Difficult Conversations Made Easier”

6:40-7:00 p.m.

7:00-8:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion, Audience Q&A

8:15-9:15 p.m.
Concert & Closing with Daniel Nahmod: Singer-Songwriter and Producer

Questions? Contact Chelsea Wright,, or Paula Garb,

Hosted by UCI’s Students for Global Peacebuilding with support from UCI Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, Community Resilience Projects, Global Sustainability Resource Center, Office of Inclusive Excellence


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