2002 Ethics & Coexistence Student Fellows Presentation Series

The 2002 Ethics and Coexistence Student Fellows spoke about their experiences as summer interns in grassroots coexistence organizations around the world. Fellows were sponsored by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life.

"Everybody Hurts: Vying for Victimhood in Northern Ireland"
Monday, Sept. 23, 2002
Miriam Kingsberg, '03
FACT (Families Against Crime by Terrorism), Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Dedicated to relieving the suffering and deprivation of victims of terrorist violence and their families and to provide a voice for such people in the community

"Sri Lanka: Transforming Conflict in a Developing Nation"
Monday, Sept. 30, 2002
Jocelyn Berger, '03
National Peace Council, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Conflict resolution organization dedicated to building a people movement for peace and creating the environment for a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Sri Lanka
Sewa Lanka Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Aran Lavi, '04
Sewa Lanka Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Promotes social mobilization and institutional capacity building through economic development in conflict-affected communities

"The New South Africa: Contrasts and Hope"
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002
Trang Nguyen, '03
Ikamva Labantu, Cape Town, South Africa
Supports democracy in post-apartheid South Africa by providing educational and economic resources to community members and townships

"Existence and Coexistence: Class Strata and Coexistence in the Americas"
Monday, Oct. 14, 2002
George Okrah, '03
Celas Maya, Queztaltenango, Guatemala
Works to recuperate and maintain the collective memory and history of the Quiché Maya and to develop alternative solutions to education problems for the highlands Mayan youth

Susan Ulrich, '03
Roca, Chelsea and Revere, Massachusetts
A grassroots human development and community building organization that promotes social justice by creating opportunities for young people and families to lead happy and healthy lives