Mica Segal de la Garza

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NameMica Segal de la Garza
Affiliated Organizations
Country of origin / País de origenUnited States
Country where you do your workUnited States
Divisions / Motivations

In my identity, in my daily work, and in my global community, there are divisions galore and there are also an abundance of wonderful bridges that transform them. Peace Education encourages our humanity and our world to become the focus and impetus for learning.

Start in the field & motivations / Inicio en este campo y motivaciones

IIPE 2013 was my formal entry to the field when I realized I had found people who spoke about what I had been imagining and aiming for as an educator. I work as a peace educator because I believe that we have the possibility, within each of us, to live in peace, to live at peace, and to live as peace.

Significant Career Moments & Success Stories / Momentos significativos de tu carrera y historias de éxito

The most striking moment is complex to describe, but the feeling of *click* and sync that happens when we SEE and HEAR and FEEL for one other is the ultimate moment of peace education. There are also wonderful moments when my students become real-life embodiments of conflict transformation, decolonizing their/our minds, creativity, empathy, love, and community building.

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