The faculty and students in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program have collaborated with a number of non-governmental and non-profit organizations, academic and research centers, and policy initiatives to disseminate research findings..
Non-Governmental and Non-Profit Organizations
Heads Up! Hartford, a not for profit, 501(c)3 volunteer association whose mission it is to create a loving, supportive, fun and productive environment at a summer work-camp for high school students. Heads Up! Hartford is a faith based initiative that brings urban and suburban students in the greater Hartford area together to break down the barriers between them as they improve their city through integrated work groups.
Center for Civic Education (civiced.org), a Nonprofit group which specializes in civic and citizenship education, law-related education, and international exchange programs in education in developing democracies.
La Benevolencija Rwanda reconciliation radio project. A non-goverment organization that does research in Rwanda and Burundi assessing Tutsis' and Hutus' attitudes toward each other, willingness to interact, and how to reduce of occurances of mass violence.
Quabbin Mediation, Orange, Massachusetts. A community-based non-profit organization that mediates disputes teaches mediation, conflict resolution, and violence prevention skills.
Border Crossers, New York, New York. A non-profit organization that brings together children from segregated neighborhoods to explore issues of inequality, discrimination, and social justice.
Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT), Alexandria, Virginia. A non-profit organization dedicated to building peace through innovative research and practice.
Academic and Research Centers
Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
International Graduate College "Conflict and Cooperation between Social Groups" sponsored by Friedrich-Schiller University (Germany); Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium); University of Sussex (UK); Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent (UK).
Institute for Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley.
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Joint Learning Initiative on Children and Ethnic Diversity, an international, interdisciplinary network of researchers, policymakers, and practitioners working to reduce racial and ethnic divisions through early childhood programs.
Safe Schools Initiative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, designed to reduce bullying, hate crimes, and harassment in Massachusetts schools.
UCLA Civil Rights Project, American Psychological Association Legal Affairs office, and American Educational Research Association, in developing amicus curiae briefs and social science statements in cases on race-conscious school assignment heard by the US Supreme Court.
Americans for American Values, a project of the Institute for America’s Future, which studies racial and other forms of bias, and tests new methods of exposing bias and intervening effectively to reduce or neutralize it in the public sphere.
Conflict, Violence, and Peace Announcement List (cvp-l)
The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program hosts an announcement list on Conflict, Violence and Peace (cvp-l) to help faculty, students, and members of the Five College Community share information related to those topics.
If you would like more information about this elist, how to subscribe, or learn more about posting to the list go to the Announcement List.