Countering Violent Extremism – Strong Cities Network

October 4 - October 9

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Countering Violent Extremism – Strong Cities Network

October 4 - October 9

11 visitors from multiple countries will be coming to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:

  • Facilitate systematic sharing of knowledge, expertise, and lessons learned on building social cohesion and community resilience to prevent violent extremism across cities on an international basis
  • Analyze and examine methods to address the underlying conditions that fuel political grievances, communal conflicts, and economic disparity within communities
  • Explore the role of faith-based and secular organizations, community-based efforts, and public-private partnerships to engage youth on political, social, and economic challenges
  • Examine leadership strategies and advocacy skills designed to influence susceptible youth
  • Explore successful intervention and rehabilitation programs to reintegrate disenfranchised youth and prevent radicalization
  • Foster and further collaboration among Strong Cities Network member cities in support of the Strong Cities Network initiative.

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Start:
October 4
End:
October 9
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