What does the new virtual space mean for community safety and security?
Some conflicts linger for so long, we feel compelled to coat them with a positive perspective, birthing the concept of “comfortable conflict.”
Like every resource, empathy has its limits, and it’s essential we recognize them before falling into unexpected traps.
Better conflict management and resolution mechanisms can reduce marginalization, reduce the impact of incarceration on migrant communities and may even reduce homegrown violent extremism.
Mass public shootings plague the United States, but the debate over how to address gun violence remains intractable. Why is this happening? Because fear and hate drive people more than hope and facts.
A close examination of the ways communities deal with safety and security challenges demonstrates that some crucial pieces are occasionally missing from the safe community puzzle.
In the wake of the announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, SCI Fellow Dr. Doron Pely wrote in US News & World Report about the implications for the U.S. role in brokering an enduring Israeli/Palestinian peace agreement.
Refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants tend to aggregate in “guest” communities where internal and external conflict resolution can be challenging.