Practical Guide

These compact Guides distill the knowledge from our Library and Streams into bite-size references that can be tangibly applied in daily work and conversations. Each month, we’ll be introducing a new Practical Guides.

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10 Ways African Colonialism Exists Today

Colonialism is often compartmentalized in history classes and in popular cultural as being a period of European conquest that took place from 1885 -1960. In reality, colonialism did not end with the handing over of government to newly established leadership in the mid-20th century. The imperialism that led to and helped justify the horrors of colonialism remains well intact, through many embedded cultural, economic and legal means. Here are 10 ways in which colonialism impacts the world today. download here

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Voluntourism

Voluntourism combines the leisure activity of tourism with volunteering in other countries for the betterment of local populations. Voluntourism is an international industry with as many as 10 million people volunteering worldwide in 2015. Here are some practical questions to ask before volunteering in another country. download here