High school students discover power and self-interest at Model UN conference this weekend

High school students learned how to tackle the most troubling issues in the world today at the University of Denver Model UN Conference.  But more importantly, they had the chance to experience the dynamic power relationships between countries and self-interests.   Pressing issues such as Myanmar’s ethnic conflict and Venezuela’s drug trafficking occupied a a…

U.S./Middle East relations group grows in Denver (VIDEO)

Diana Aqra, Denver – A peace-building project called, “Meet the Middle East” based in Denver, Colorado is showing significant signs of growth, taking more than four times as many students as it did when it first began, four years prior, according to the executive director. More than 60 students, including youth, adults and businesses, will…

Colorado filmmaker to hold private screening of documentary about Tanzanian youth movement December 10th

Colorado-based filmmaker Charlie Smith will be holding a private screening of a documentary film about a Tanzanian youth leadership movement this coming Tuesday at RedLine Art Gallery. Smith has been documenting the travels of a group called Bold Leaders for several years now, from their home country of Tanzania to the United States. Bold Leaders…