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22 07, 2020

The Power of Youth

by Clare Wildhack-Nolan Whenever I am fortunate enough to be facilitating a  group of young people, I first connect to them by acknowledging and lifting up their power as leaders, not in the future, but now. They are and can be leaders for peace. I  ask them to raise

26 06, 2020

Summer at PLC

by Tim Nation, Executive Director While the school year is over, it is not time for a break at Peace Learning Center. Our team facilitates training and workshops for youth and adults throughout the summer. We are getting many requests for help with equity education including implicit bias and

10 06, 2020

A New Chapter for Peace Learning Center

When Jeanne Gibbs wrote the first Tribes book in the 1970’s, little did she realize that the Tribes Learning Community process would help build community in educational settings well into the 21st century. In the last 25 years, with the support of many dedicated staff and district trainers, Tribes has

22 05, 2020

To Our PLC Community

Dear PLC Community, My name is Jay Horan and I am the Director of Community Engagement at Peace Learning Center.  As a part of my role I am charged with managing our public and program partnerships.  The last few months have been interesting, to say the least.   Our partners

23 04, 2020

İBienvenidos al Peace Learning Center!

İBienvenidos al Peace Learning Center! Working as a Spanish Specialist at PLC means a lot of things. Put simply, we are the bilingual facilitators. We translate youth and adult resources from English into Spanish, we facilitate youth and adult programs in Spanish, we adapt bilingual programs to meet the

21 02, 2020

14 Reasons to Love Peace Learning Center

I love the work we do because if we do it right, it results in healthier, more loving school communities where kids are loved instead of marginalized and punished.  – Kristina Hulvershorn, Director of Restorative & Humane Programs I love PLC because it is a space where people are

23 01, 2020

It’s 2020!

By Tim Nation It’s 2020! After engaging over 250,000 people in our programs from preschool student to adults, we’ve learned what works and refined our programs to fit under three pillars: Social Emotional Learning – being able to manage your emotions, maintain healthy relationships, and make responsible decisions are

28 10, 2019

Restorative Practices Train-the-Trainer

by Kristina Hulvershorn We are all “The Peace People.”   I find myself saying that phrase more and more often.  As we learn and evolve as an organization, we strive to make the greatest impacts in the communities we serve.  In my world of restorative practices, we have learned the

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