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Melinda Smith

Melinda Smith has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Pacific on programs for the UN to protect children’s rights in conflict and disaster zones. She has also mediated contentious land disputes in the rural Southwest and wrote an essay on her experiences for an anthology published by Sage. She lives near the Rio Grande in Albuquerque and is an activist for climate action and Middle East peace and justice.

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