Angie’s List is our Volunteer Organization of the Month. Angie’s List members spent a full Friday working with youth from a local elementary school. After being trained in peace education lessons the volunteers mentored students as they went through rotations. The volunteers were welcoming and friendly. It was clear that
Our “Peace Mentors” are our Volunteers of the Month. Peace Mentors are committed to helping Peace Learning Center by receiving training to become facilitators for PLC field trips. Jay Horan, our Director of Engagement has worked closely with the group and said, “What a beautiful group of people! They are
by John McShane, Community Programs Director PLC Community Programs recently started a new partnership with Ivy Tech Community College. We called the initiative, “The Ivy Tech New Leaders Academy.” This half-day learning experience combined the values of the Butler Way with the community leadership and peace building aspects of PLC.
Ari Cruz is this month's Volunteer of the Month. Ari spent the summer as our Communications & Marketing Intern. She created our annual review, a new brochure and was incredibly helpful when it came to events. Tiffany Tibbot, Director of Operations worked closely with Ari and said, "Ari dove right
Reflections by Clare Wildhack-Nolan (Director) This year was an amazing year in the practice of Social Justice Leadership Camp. It was our fourth year of building: curriculum building, leadership building, community building, momentum building. It was all that! The Social Justice Leadership Camp has proven we are successful in achieving
Peace Learning Center would like to recognize Austin Elliot, Breea Vest, and Leah Trimpe as the volunteers of the month! These wonderful students joined us as summer interns and have been a tremendous addition to our program. Our Youth Development Facilitators worked closely with them and said, "This summer has
This statement comes from Peace Learning Center's Board Chair and Executive Director. We the Peace Learning Center would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all of the families and communities affected directly and indirectly by the recent traumatic events. Our country is enraged and hurting over the injustices, racial
Peace Learning Center and the youth of 2016's Social Justice Leadership Camp would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their donations to help provide food for the two week camp. We appreciate your support of social justice education, advocacy and awareness for youth of Indianapolis. If you
Giving Sum members are this month's Volunteers of the Month. Giving Sum awarded Peace Learning Center a $20,000 grant to help expand our One Indy programming and have also been completing service projects with us. Despite inclement weather, more than 20 members showed up for a Mini TLC for PLC
As we began to implement restorative practices into our One Indy schools in early January 2016 we found a high demand for more people to be available to lead both proactive and restorative circles in classrooms across our schools. This led to our first ever Circle Keeper training for volunteers.