16 04, 2021

Statement on the FedEx Facility Shooting

It is with both heavy hearts and righteous anger that we learned of the mass shooting in our own community at the FedEx facility. Too often, our nation is waking up, tuning in, and closing our eyes to news of gun violence. We reach out to those affected by

6 04, 2021

Contractor Spotlight – April 2021

Meet Jeff Howell I moved to the eastside of Indianapolis 7 years ago to work alongside others on social justice issues in an urban environment. I am a Real Estate Broker and a property manager. I enjoy spending time with friends, bicycling, and nature. What is it about PLC's work that

1 03, 2021

Meet Director of Social Emotional Learning, Brooke Shoopman

Let’s start with the easy stuff – give us a sample of your professional background and experience. After graduating from the University of Missouri with a degree in Secondary Education and a minor in Psychology, I taught junior high English and Social Studies for 5 years.

10 02, 2021

Tribes Learning Communities is Now Peace Learning Circles

Peace Learning Center has begun a rebranding process for the social emotional learning program formerly known as Tribes Learning Communities. Beginning February, the organization will now refer to the program as Peace Learning Circles or abbreviated as PLC. David Gibbs, former owner and son of Jeanne had this to

3 02, 2021

Meet Director of Programs, Dountonia Batts

Let’s start with the easy stuff – give us a sample of your professional background and experience. My background includes consulting, organizing, campaign and strategy work around equity and victim’s rights. I have over 20 years of small business and nonprofit leadership experience. I earned my

1 12, 2020

Our Story of 2020

We did not have to end our services. We did not have to let employees go. We did not close the doors of Peace Learning Center for good. But all of that could have been the case in this unprecedented year if it had not been for the support

22 10, 2020

Peace in the Time of COVID-19

by Naeemah Jackson, Director of Family Programs There are myriad definitions for the word Peace.  For some it simply means an absence of violence or anger or conflict.  However, the concept of Peace covers an incredibly wide range of thoughts and feelings. In the Family Peace Workshops that I

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