Challenge Yourself, Change the World

Outward Bound Peacebuilding is an organization that brings together leaders from divided societies and inspires and challenges them to work together to build a sustainable peace. The outward bound community consists of more than 40 centers operating in over 35 countries. In its 6th year of working with leaders from Israel and Palestine, Outward Bound... Continue Reading →


Social Media to the Rescue

A social media campaign, # Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies, has gained more than 30,000 fans on Facebook.  The idea was launched by two Hunter College students in New York, Abraham Gutman, a 21 year old Jewish Israeli and Dania Darwish, a 23 year old Muslim. The photos submitted come from couples in... Continue Reading →

Educate Girls and Change the World

Girl Rising is a film, a curriculum, a leadership tool and nothing short of a revolution.  There are 66 million girls around the world who dream about going to school.  This movement is about changing the way the world values girls. This film paired each girl with a writer from her native country to tell... Continue Reading →

What Does Protect and Serve Really Mean?

A rookie pitches in to feed residents as part of an annual Community Affairs sponsored event. / Ruddy Roye After a spike of recent shootings in New York City, the Police Department is starting a 6 month pilot program to build better community relations at the eight busiest precincts.  The program pairs rookie cops with... Continue Reading →

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