The Olive Tree Initiative Mission Statement:
The mission of the Olive Tree Initiative (OTI) is to promote conflict analysis and resolution through Experiential Education by providing students and community with the education, training and experiences needed to better negotiate and solve conflicts.
The Olive Tree Initiative’s Goals on Campus
1) Fostering respectful and informed discourse on current conflicts.
2) Educating students about these conflicts by introducing them to a variety of historical and contemporary perspectives, narratives and facts.
3) Building a community of engaged students committed to work for change.
4) Preparing and empowering students to become future leaders by providing them with the tools, training, and connections needed for conflict analysis and resolution.
5) Developing rigorous academic programs and establishing empirical standards to increase program effectiveness.
Visit us online at these websites:
Primary OTI website (UCI): http://www.olivetreeinitiative.org/