Name of Engagement
CISR International Programs: Mine/Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Risk Education
Center for International Stabilization and Recovery or Jennifer Risser, Managing Editor
"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.
Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
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