U.S. Alumni Seminar

Save the date for the first U.S. Alumni Seminar

It will take place virtually, Saturday, December 19 – Monday, December 21, 2020.

Open to all American alumni from any year, the U.S. Alumni Seminar will include engaging workshops, meaningful networking, valuable skill panels, social time and more. Sign up now to save your spot and help us as we plan our first U.S. Alumni Seminar.

Here are some of the programs we’re offering:

Storytelling workshop: Your story is your mission. Join Susan Stone, professional storyteller, to explore the power of narrative, whose stories are told, and who does the telling.

Resilience workshop: Being dedicated to creating a more just, peaceful, and equitable world is not for the faint of heart. The world can wear you down, especially in years like this when so much is met with denial, violence, and ignorance. Share in a conversation about cultivating resilience in yourself and your movement with other agents of change.

College mentoring: High school and college students meet to talk about the application process and getting involved once on campus.

Panel: Working and Studying in Israel / Palestine: Interested in living in the region while in school or for your career? Hear from American alumni who have taken gap years, studied abroad, and even worked in the region!

Affinity groups: Alumni whose identities overlap in specific ways will be able to connect and support one another. For example, one group might be Jewish American Alumni. Another group might be Alumni of Color. Sign up now to recommend a group you’d want to meet with!

If you have any questions please email Hands of Peace Outreach Coordinator Maeve Plunkett: mplunkett@handsofpeace.org

Join Alumni LinkedIn Group

Hands of Peace has launched a closed LinkedIn group just for Hands of Peace alumni and staff. The group is a safe space for sharing internships, fellowships, job opportunities and other opportunities. To receive an invitation to the group, connect with Diana Kutlow on LinkedIn and keep an eye on your LinkedIn notifications to accept your invitation. If you aren’t on LinkedIn yet, we highly recommend creating a profile for the powerful career networking it offers.

Update Alumni Information

Hands of Peace has many opportunities for alumni to share your stories, practice your speaking skills, and represent Hands of Peace at events, for visiting delegations, and at the Spring Benefits. We also publish alumni stories on our website and in social media. Please fill out this form so we can connect with you about potential speaking and media opportunities, and learn more about what you are doing as a leader of change.


2020 Scholarships and Awards

Each year Hands of Peace supports alumni who need financial assistance to complete their college or university education with four $1,000 scholarships. One scholarship will be awarded to an alumnus/na from each delegation.These scholarships are created through the generosity of donors.

Hands of Peace also annually recognizes an alumnus/na with the Rooftop Consciousness Award to someone who demonstrates through their work and volunteerism that, despite our many differences, we are all connected as one human family. Hands of Peace staff, alumni, volunteers and alumni family members can nominate.

Nominations and applications for both are now closed. Scholarship and Award recipients will be announced in late July.