Tuesday, August 24, 2010
THE MARGARET CLEMONS FOUNDATION (MCF) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Lesley University
THE MARGARET CLEMONS FOUNDATION (MCF) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Lesley University to support the government of Guyana in addressing the issue of violence against women and children in Guyana by integrating the arts into teacher preparation, counselor training, and community outreach programs. Lesley University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts is among the largest providers of teacher education in the U.S., offering among others, innovative interdisciplinary programs in counseling, psychology, and expressive therapies—a field initiated at Lesley. For over 100 years Lesley has prepared its graduates for service and leadership in the fields of education, human services, and the arts. Today Lesley offers programs across the United States (www.lesley.edu) and abroad. With support from MCF, the government of Guyana and other NGOs Lesley faculty will contribute practical and academic expertise and leadership to areas of need in Guyana and collaborate with MCF to develop sustainable, scalable, replicable models of programming for social change worldwide.