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19 07, 2019

Two Weeks of Two Different Camps

by Kate Owens July is a special time at Peace Learning Center because it is when we host our two specialty camps! Climate camp is put on in collaboration with Earth Charter–Indiana and brings together Indianapolis youth ages 5-17 to learn about climate and sustainability. Every day of climate

15 05, 2019

Meet the Intern: Kate Owens

HI! I’m Kate Owens and I’m this summer’s Marketing and Communications intern at Peace Learning Center! I’m currently a senior at IU Lily School of Philanthropy. Majoring in philanthropic studies allows me to learn about the history of philanthropy and theories to be effective as well as the tangible

20 03, 2019

Remembering the Village

by Naeemah Jackson, Family Programs Director Stereotypes are misleading. Stereotypes are harmful. Stereotypes are incredibly counter-productive, and they can be anathema to the truth of a person, and/or a group of people. Even city zip codes can reinforce negative stereotyping of the people who live within these boundaries. High

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

18 12, 2017

Guest Column: Passion Yoga School

It’s already December and Passion Yoga School has a lot of FREE gifts coming at you in the next months! Take a look at Adi Shakti’s blog posts today and tell us what you think.  Click the image below to get access to all the blog posts! Happy Holidays

17 11, 2017

Guest Column: Passion Yoga School

Did you know that we are hosting a Yoga Alliance Certified 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training + Self Empowerment Course at the Peace Learning Center in 2018? It includes weekends at the Peace Center + a Costa Rica immersion! The program will feature 5 weekends of training in Indianapolis

17 11, 2017

Inside Implicit Bias Workshops

by Natalie Spriggs, Youth Programs Director Lately, “implicit bias” is a buzz term that has popped up in articles and social media. Most folks know what bias is, but implicit biases are those biases that are hidden; one may not necessarily be aware of. Peace Learning Center has taken

17 10, 2017

Guest Column: Passion Yoga School

Yoga Alliance Registered 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training coming to Peace Learning Center We are excited to officially announce our new Indianapolis + Costa Rica 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training coming up for the summer 2018! Our program is a dynamic fusion of

5 12, 2016

A TED Talk Inspired Spiritual Talk Series WALK THE TALK: COMPASSION

The Vogue | Wednesday, December 14, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS - Walk the Talk: Compassion continues the innovative TED Talk inspired Spiritual Talk series, and will showcase six speakers discussing and sharing personal stories about compassion. The event will also feature live music, confetti, interactive activities and a Motivational Balloon drop, making

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.

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