Elizabeth Mandelman (Canada)


Elizabeth Mandelman (Canada)

Elizabeth Mandelman (Project Ploughshares - IANSA): Elizabeth is from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. She moved to Minneapolis in 2000 to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where she majored in political science and minored in German. Elizabeth also interned with the Minnesota Senate, for the chair of the Taxes Committee. At university, she also worked for the Center for German and European Studies. Elizabeth received her Master’s in Public Policy at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She also worked for three legislators in the Minnesota House of Representatives. At the time of her fellowship, Elizabeth was the Committee Legislative Assistant for the K-12 Education Finance Committee, and for the chair of that committee. After her fellowship, Elizabeth wrote: “Two and a half months of working (mostly) independently, no friends, non-stop gunnutz (Gun Nuts) harassment, and self-reflection has taught me that I'm capable of a lot.”



12 May

AN INTERVIEW WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER SHELLEY SAYWELL

In Devil’s Bargain, Saywell tracks the global small arms trade. Through the film, she illustrates

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12 May

AN INTERVIEW WITH DETECTIVE RICK HAWES, PEEL REGIONAL POLICE

This week I was lucky enough to meet and talk with Detective Rick Hawes of

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12 May

ON THE ACCUSATION OF CENSORSHIP

I arrived in Canada as a fellow with the Advocacy Project under the false hope

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12 May

AN INTERVIEW WITH WENDY CUKIER, COALITION FOR GUN CONTROL

In Canada, 85% of female homicide victims are murdered by their partners and in Ontario,

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12 May

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. ALOK MUKHERJEE, CHAIR, TORONTO POLICE SERVICES BOARD

Dr. Alok Mukherjee is the current Chair of Toronto’s Police Services Board.  He joined the board

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12 May

GUNS ARE MORE DEADLY

”Post mortem examinations by the Edmonton Medical Examiner have determined that all four deceased died

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12 May

GUNS WERE A TERRIFYING PRESENCE IN OUR HOME

Working as an Advocacy Project Peace Fellow with IANSA on the Disarming Domestic Violence campaign this summer has opened my eyes

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12 May

TYING IT ALL TOGETHER

The International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) seeks to make people safer from gun

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12 May

FINAL REFLECTIONS

Tuesday morning I made the long drive back to Minneapolis from Waterloo. Not even ten

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