John Eastman

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John Eastman "is a co-founder and Executive Director of Global Learning Across Borders (Global LAB), a non-profit organization with a mission to advance global understanding through increasing opportunities for high school students and K-12 educators to study in the developing nations of Asia and Africa. John worked for several years in Vietnam as an editor, journalist, teacher, and representative of the US-Indochina Reconciliation Project. Before moving to Asia, John taught in Houston's Writers-in-the-Schools Program, working primarily within alternative learning centers serving at-risk youth. In addition, John's professional experience includes managing a national reading program for PEN American Center, serving communities of new readers at prisons, senior centers, and on Native American reservations. John serves as President of the Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund, a 60 year old private foundation that supports a wide range of domestic and international projects promoting peace, social justice, environmental sustainability, community education, and the arts." [1]

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  1. Directors, Karuna Center for Peacebuilding, accessed April 30, 2008.