18 05, 2018

From the Intern: Project Kindness

by Kelly Keeley Peace Learning Center, with support from the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, hosted Project Kindness last Wednesday, the 16th. When 10 AM hit, 170 students started filing in to The Athenaeum eager to see what they would experience in

17 05, 2018

Secret of the Troublemakers

If you hang out with children or are lucky enough to live with them, you know that they are phenomenal, magical, and powerful.  They are endless wells of compassion and hope…brilliance and creativity.  But sadly, our educational system can dull that shine and dim that light.  Did you ever

14 05, 2018

From the Intern: First Day at PLC

Hey friends, my name is Kelly Keeley and I am the new Marketing and Communications intern for the Peace Learning Center. I am ecstatic to start this journey and learn more about the ins and outs of a peacemaking, nonprofit organization. As a philanthropy major at IUPUI, my focus

18 04, 2018

How do we save the babies and the mothers?

by Naeemah Jackson, Family Programs Director Why are Black mothers and babies in the United States dying at more than double the rate of White mothers and babies?  The answer has everything to do with the lived experience of being a Black woman in America.  - Linda Villarosa, “Sunday New

20 03, 2018

Social Justice Leadership Camp

by Clare Wildhack-Nolan, Director of Social Justice Leadership Camp For the past 5 years, March has been the exciting time of year where I begin sharing with the community the opportunity for Indy teens to participate in Social Justice Leadership Camp.  It feels amazing to be able to offer

20 03, 2018

February Donor Thank You

Join us in thanking our February donors: Kathleen Cleary Anna Christ Garcia Joanna Green Cynthia D. McMillin Barbara Oberreich Stacy Robinson Jeanne M. Smucker Amy Stewart Erin Tanner

22 02, 2018

Safe Spaces in Community Programs

by John McShane, Community Programs Director I worked recently with the senior staff at an Indianapolis hospital on a team building and renewal workshop series. There were about 50 participants. This was our second meeting. In our first, we discussed assumptions and how they might feed into misunderstandings and

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