Daryn Cambridge is an educational creative, producer and facilitator who has cultivated his career in the fields of peacebuilding, international education, nonviolent action, civics education and engagement, and community organizing.
He currently serves as the Professional Development Portfolio Manager for the EPIC project at Training Resources Group, Inc. – an organizational development and training consulting firm that “helps people create positive change in the world.” In his role with EPIC, Daryn designs, facilitates and supports a range of educational events and products for USAID’s Office of Education, all 45 mission countries, and the larger global education sector.
Prior to joining TRG, Daryn worked for a number of organizations. From 2013-2018, at the United States Institute of Peace, he helped build and launch USIP’s Global Campus – an online learning platform designed to teach and learn critical peacebuilding skills. He also created, produced, and hosted the Peace Frequency, a 63 episode podcast series that taps into the stories of people across the globe who are making peace possible and finding ways to create a world without violence.
From 2009-2013, at the the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, he designed and facilitated workshops, trainings, and courses on nonviolent civil resistance for activists, journalists, and scholars from across the globe and he helped launch their academic webinar series. He facilitated trainings in Belize, Mexico, Spain, the Philippines, Cambodia and throughout the United States.
In 2008, Daryn began teaching as an adjunct professor at American University, where he has taught courses on Peace Education, Education for International Development, and a skills institute on Nonviolent Action. He also served for two years as Peace Educator in Residence, helping build AU’s profile as an institute committed to advancing peace education.
From 2006-2009, he worked for Common Cause and the Democracy Matters Institute, where he led youth programs and helped young people build their capacity as community organizers around issues of voting rights and getting big money out of politics. He remains engaged with Democracy Matters as a member of their Board.
From 2004-2006, he worked for the the Close Up Foundation, designing and facilitating civics education and engagement workshops for young people across the United States and for international youth leadership programs.
And in 2004, he worked for the Student Conservation Association as an Urban Crew leader working with students from the Washington, DC area doing trail building and conservation work.
Daryn also serves on the board of One Common Unity – a DC-based non-profit that works with young people to break cycles of violence and build compassionate, healthy communities through the transformative power of music, arts and peace education. He has served as both Chair and Vice Chair of the Board and has taken a leadership role in organizing their annual Peace Ride fundraiser.