Karpf & Hahn Peace Award Recipients
Creating a training program for undergraduates to become accreditted representatives and implement a citizenship program for Waltham public schools. Project Update.
Partnering with Media Monitor for Women Network in Beijing, China to initiate a series of inspiring feminist lecture-forum events. Project Update.
|Brandeis Bridges||The group traveled to Ghana to enhance discussions regarding the topics of identity and peoplehood from non-western approach. Project Update.||2015-2016|
|Brontë Velez||Creating a video art work that embodies Alice Walker's story "The Flowers" serving as an elegy to the remnants of slavery. Project Update.||2015-2016|
|Leah Susman||Working with the Brandeis Al-Quds Student Dialogue Initiative to bring a group of 7 students and faculty members from Al-Quds (a Palestinian University in East Jerusalem) to Brandeis for a week. Project Update.||2015-2016|
Creating an online magazine publication that provides a space where the voices of refugees can be heard. Project Update.
Creating a documentary that captures the peaceful and creative ways in which the citizens of Kathmandu are forming alliances to advocate for green spaces and alternate forms of transportation.
Assisting with hosting a series of educational workshops at the Upega learning center, and to record the ethnographic experience of technological learning centers in Tiapapata, Samoa in the form of a documentary film.
Educating on the prevalence and treatment of mental illness in Hagley Gap, Jamaica, in collaboration with Blue Mountain Project, a grassroots NGO.
Rohan will be staging a series of performances (combined with some experimental film elements) of his slam poetry pieces which tackle subjects like structural violence, stereotypes, and societal injustice. His performance will take place in Chum’s in the Spring semester.
Conducting a study of folk cultures of the pastoral and semi agricultural communities of Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval, Chitradurga (India).
|Selene Campion||Encouraging interfaith dialogue with discussion groups and elementary schools in Paris||2013-2014|
|Tomi Jaiyesimi||Conducting an oral hygiene education program in South Africa||2013-2014|
|Jennifer Largaespada||Co-running a camp at a community theater in Hialeah, FL||2013-2014|
|Iosefa Percival||Making technology accessible for village communities in Samoa||2013-2014|
|So Hyun Shin||Working on a peace building theater project with North Korean refugees in South Korea||2013-2014|
|Abie Troen||Returning to Kenya to hold a screening of short documentary films that he is creating for Kenyan street vendor's alliance||2013-2014|
|Shota Adamia||Photographic and first-hand perspective with the locals regarding the ties and disputes of Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the UK||2012-2013|
|Natan Odenheimer||Conducting 5 informal, non-affiliated meetings of teams in special units in the Israeli army and a young Arab-Israeli leader||2012-2013|
|Sarah Van Buren||Implementation of a domestic violence module in an existing midwife education program for community based health workers from rural regions of Timor Leste.||2012-2013|
|Jessye Kass||Working on an NGO in Ghana, which provides free therapeutic art programs to children living in poverty, or with special needs or who have been victims of sexual abuse||2011-2012|
|Irfan Amali||Teaching Muslim Children in the Waltham and Brighton area the 12 values of peace and tolerance using a creative module||2011-2012|
|McKenzie Strobach||Applicant was chosen by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to attend the Practicum in Advocacy at te United Nations Headquarters in New York||2011-2012|
|Renana Gal||Working with The Women's Equity in Access to Care and Treatment American-Rwandan Organization in order to use theater as a tool that can help the young Rwandan generation to process their national trauma||2011-2012|
|Noam Shouster||Building a year-long youth initiative for young HIV+ women and children in Rwanda||2010-2011|
|Claire Cooper and Anna Khandros||Creating a partnership between and after school program in Shatila Refugee Camp in Beirut, Lebanon and students at Brandeis University||2010-2011|
|Ashraf Hussein||Speaking appearance at a New York synagogue||2010-2011|
|Noam Shouster||Building a year-long youth initiative for young HIV+ women and children in Rwanda||2009-2010|
|Nicole Fox||Travel with the Global Youth Connect human rights delegation to Rwanda||2009-2010|
|Marnina Cowan||Establishing "Musika Rox," a cross cultural performance group at Brandeis, commited to a non-violent end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict||2009-2010|
|Becky Sniderman||Travel to Mississippi to participate in a meeting of the Mississippi Truth Project and conduct research related to senior thesis||2009-2010|
|Kathleen Rees||Organizing an art workshop for low-income women who are a part of the Waltham School||2009-2010|
Davis Peace Prize Recipients
|Brontë Velez||Sula Semilla: Reforestation & Indigenous Knowledge||2016|
|Kira Levin||Empowering Maasai Women Through Computer Literacy and Education||2015|
|Noah Litwer||Cultivating Trust Through Partnership: Prospect Hill Community Gardens Initiative||2015|
|Abie Troen||A Call for Dignity: Ending Manual Scavenging||2014|
|Andrea Verdeja||A Call for Dignity: Ending Manual Scavenging||2014|
|Mangaliso Mohammed||Back to Basics: Food for Healing HIV||2012-2013|
|Ardak Meterkulova||HIV/AIDS Education in Kazakhstan||2012-2013|
|Kayla Dinces and Lena Morrison||Engaging Hand and Minds: Empowerment through Peer Education in Zimbabwe||2011-2012|
|Noam Shouster||Helping HIV+ women and children in Rwanda||2010-2011|
|Ned Crowley and Jonah Cohen||Producing a Documentary Film about Costa Rican Culture of Peace||2009-2010|
|Shaina Gilbert||Empowering through Education Camp in Haiti||2009-2010|
2014 Davis Project winners featured in BrandeisNOW