Blog

3 11, 2016

From the Intern

I love being at IUPUI because of the extra little somethings, exhibits, and events the campus hosts to promote the never-ending amounts of diversity we have pouring into Indianapolis. Today there was an Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit, emphasizing the inclusion for those who may be mentally or physically

19 10, 2016

Volunteer of the Month – October

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

17 10, 2016

Motivational Monday

Birthdays are the one day a year when it is socially acceptable to celebrate yourself. I think this is a good thing because some people probably need limits, however, I also think we each need to credit ourselves a little more.  I think we deserve more than one day a

27 09, 2016

From the Intern

I'm a college student.  And it's weird. Weird might not even be the right word.  It is sincerely overwhelming.  In 2016, everyone knows just about everything, or are aware of it.  Same gender love is alive and well, it's considered common knowledge to address someone by the gender he/she identify

16 09, 2016

Volunteer of the Month – September

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

15 09, 2016

From the Intern

Recently my lovely, kind-hearted boss married the love of her life.  Even more recently, I looked at the pictures from the celebration of love. Sitting in my lecture at 9am, I am entirely caught up in the photos of the brides.  I am in awe of their beauty and I

14 09, 2016

Peace Learning Center and the Ivy Tech New Leaders Academy

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.

12 09, 2016

Motivational Monday

Think of the last time you communicated with someone.  What do you think of? A conversation with words, a phone call, or text? Communicating can be anything from a greeting to a wave, to simply listening. The tone of your voice can say more than your words.  When solving a

8 09, 2016

From the Intern

This past Labor Day, I took a trip out to the falls.  I misjudged the busyness of the falls, and when I arrived, the entire area was hosting quite the number of people. On this trip, I went alone.  The plan was to climb to the top of the fall and

Load More Posts