Name of Engagement

CISR International Programs: Mine/Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Risk Education

Contact Information

Center for International Stabilization and Recovery or Jennifer Risser, Managing Editor

Contact Details

cisr@jmu.edu

Description

"We Love Life" is a theatrical play and creative arts program aimed at raising awareness and preventing young people from taking risks that result in explosive remnants of war related accidents. This comprehensive mine-risk education experience, which targets schools in Jordan, meets international and Jordanian mine action standards and has been developed in consultation with a team of experienced child psychologists.

Web Presence

http://www.jmu.edu/cisr/programs/international.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

International Scope

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Benefits for Faculty, Students, Community, and Institution

A total of nearly 16,000 directly benefitted from the performances in 2009-2010; The 2014 programs were held for 250 Jordanian children and 250 Syrian refugee children.

Areas of Engagement

Engaged Learning

Format

Program

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