The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship advances peace, social justice, and global citizenship through research, education, and action.
"Grounded in profound commitment to shared human dignity, any deep understanding of global citizenship features a radical critique of the world as we know it." - CPGC Executive Director Eric Hartman recently reflected on the politics of educating for global citizenship in the Trump era.
The Greening Haverford Fund was formed in 2012 as a carbon-offset initiative by the Committee on Environmental Responsibility (CER) in partnership with the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC).
Each year, six Haverford graduates are selected to spend a year living in community and supporting social justice work at organizations throughout the Philadelphia area. This year’s fellows hit the ground running, and are deeply engaged with their work across the city.
From March 11-16, 2018, a group of Haverford students will volunteer at leading AIDS prevention and care organization GMHC in New York City. Application Deadline: February 1.
This Peace, Justice, and Human Rights course explores the ethics, politics, and practice of oral history as an activist research methodology, and is focused on the theory, practice, and ethics of documenting oral histories.
For students returning from internship experiences who wish to deepen their understanding of social justice and healthcare, this course integrates experiential learning with readings on cultural conceptions of health, structural determinants of health, and addressing health inequalities in the United States and other countries.
A recent screening of a documentary about Prayasam, which works to empower disadvantaged youth from the Kolkata slums and has employed CPGC-sponsored interns in the past, showcased the connection between the organization and Haverford.
Over fall break, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship sent its latest contingent of volunteers to High Rocks, an education and leadership institute for rural girls in West Virginia.
This course considers human rights theory and civil society action as they relate to students’ recent Center for Peace and Global Citizenship-sponsored summer internship experiences to interrogate the relationship between social issues and policy structures.