Micro-BLAST Project

Jenny Bardwell, PaxWorks Curriculum Director, has initiated the Micro-BLAST Project with female, African-American high school students to enhance appreciation of diverse cultures in their school and community.  The Micro-BLAST project is funded through a grant from Teaching Tolerance (of the Southern Poverty Law Center) and the Health Sciences & Technology …

Traditional Breads Project

Jenny Bardwell, PaxWorks Curriculum Director, has initiated the Traditional Breads Project with women across the globe to keep bread traditions alive through collaborative information sharing. Ursula Daniels and J. Bardwell traveled to Kalamata, Greece to the 22nd International Society for Ethnology and Folklore conference. Bardwell presented on three bacteria-fermented breads: salt rising (from …

HER TURN

In 2016 and 2017 we continued to deliver Her Turn workshop in Sindhupalchok and Gorkha districts and for the 1st time delivered in the remote Jumla district. The overall average workshops attendance rate was 95%. Jumla was heavily affected by Nepal’s civil war that ended in 2006 and suffers from …

PaxWorks Supports Women’s Empowerment in Northern Colombia

PaxWorks supports women’s empowerment in northern Colombia through Sembrando Paz, a non-profit that sees itself “as a sustainable community that serves as an inspiration, an example and a support network for other communities, helping them build sustainability through new forms of integration and collective efforts to overcome ignorance, inequality, poverty, …