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Children and Youth Toolkit

SFCG Children and Youth is proud to offer an introductory toolkit for engaging children and youth in conflict transformation.

SFCG Children and Youth Global Strategy

The Global Strategy lays out the guiding principles behind SFCG Children and Youth programming, strategic contexts and goals, and introduces core initiatives
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Washington Network on Children & Armed Conflict (WNCAC)


This interdisciplinary and open community forum of practitioners and scholars, facilitated by Search for Common Ground and USAID's Displaced Children and Orphan's Fund (DCOF), provides a space for those interested in the complex issues surrounding children in armed conflict to exchange information and engage in lively dialogue.

WNCAC Email List

The WNCAC email list distributes relevant and timely information to over 1,000 practitioners and academicians. Organizations and universities on the list include UNICEF, USAID, Academy of Educational Development, Mercy Corps, U.S. Institute of Peace, World Vision, World Bank, Catholic Relief Fund, INEE, American University, Yale University, Columbia University, Stanford University, Harvard University, and more. If you are interested in subscribing to the list, please click here.

WNCAC Bimonthly Meetings

To help develop dialogue around relevant and timely topics since 2005 the WNCAC host bimonthly meetings inviting speakers from the field to facilitate dialogue among network members. WNCAC meetings are generally held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Search for Common Ground headquarters located in Washington, D.C. Topics covered in previous meetings include positive alternatives to youth radicalization in the Middle East, Youth Unemployment in Crisis-Affected Areas, Child soldiers and small arms, and uses of sport in armed conflict. To learn more about the most recent WNCAC meetings please click here.