Kathleen Madu, of nt'l Women's Peace Group pic

Healing From Childhood War Trauma Through Education

I remember the day war broke out in my hometown in Nigeria—I was only five at the time. When we walked out, fire was everywhere. It was chaotic, and we tried to save as many people as possible. … I set my hopes for a more peaceful life in the U.S. However, after residing in Los Angeles for several years, I realized it can also have its dangers. … Honestly, I didn’t come to America to be afraid that I’m going to get shot, but it’s gotten to the point where I have to protect others from getting shot. Knowing firsthand how traumatizing violence is, I want to be part of the solution to end it, so I volunteered to teach about peace for International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG)…. Complete Article  HERE