Author: Julia Roig

How Can We Support Youth Activists and Peacebuilders?

In the U.S. we are experiencing an amazing moment of youth activism, with the courageous voices of the survivors of the high school shooting in Florida leading to a flurry of concrete action: organizing town halls, marches around the country and sustained pressure on politicians for reform of our gun laws. Gun rights is one

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Our Word of the Year: RESILIENCE

As we start 2018, I’ve been reflecting on the concept of choosing one defining word for an entire year. Around New Years, many dictionaries and newspapers announce a word or phrase that characterizes the year gone by. For example, in 2017 Mirriam-Webster’s word of the year  was “FEMINISM.”  Oxford Dictionary chose “YOUTHQUAKE,” (deemed by some

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