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Should society offer nonviolent juvenile offenders alternatives to jail?

Driven by the high cost of incarceration and growing understanding of adolescent behaviors, states and localities are launching initiatives to provide counseling, drug treatment, and other support for young offenders rather than locking them up.

What are the building blocks to conflict resolution?

Who are the appropriate mediators in conflicts like land disputes? How can you measure progress in peace efforts that rely on informal agreements, not legal accords? Where can you find the best examples of community engagement in peace-building efforts and what made them effective?

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Global Citizens Network

Global Citizens Network partners with people of diverse cultures to promote cross-cultural understanding and interconnectedness through authentic immersion experiences.

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Asia America Initiative

Asia America Initiative’s grassroots efforts build peace, social justice, and economic development in impoverished and conflict-plagued communities.

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Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps works to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.

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