Tag Archives: Alice LoCicero

Nonviolence: The powerful antidote to youth recruitment to gangs, terrorists, and the US Military

by Alice LoCicero Terrorists, gangs, and the US military recruit youth and train them to be violent. Each time a young person is recruited to violence, one or more adults benefit, but the youth and their families pay the price.[1] … Continue reading

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Can we get there from here? Pursuing nonviolence

Discouraging stories, infuriating stories, heart-breaking stories abound. The media shout out their tales and pummel us with their gory photos, of violence, murder, rape, hatred, and we at Engaging Peace try to provide some different perspectives, regarding events… In Gaza … Continue reading

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Seeking the kindness of strangers, Part I

This is the first in a series of two posts by Alice LoCicero. It is easy to blur the truth with a simple linguistic trick: start your story from “Secondly”…..Mourid Barghouti  Since 2006, I have worked with children and adolescents … Continue reading

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