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Outreach: Civic Education and Violence Prevention

Center for Civic Education, a international non-governmental organization that specializes in civic and citizenship education, and international exchange programs in developing democracies.

Radio La Benevolencija, a Dutch non-govermental organization that empowers groups and individuals to resist violence through radio soap operas, discussions, and educational programs.

Quabbin Mediation, a community-based non-profit organization based in Western Massachusetts that teaches mediation and conflict resolution, and trains youth in violence prevention.

Safe Schools Initiative, a statewide effort sponsored by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, developed to reduce bullying, hate crimes, and harassment in Massachusetts schools.