Peace Crew in the News!
Click here for Peace Crew ABC News Story We are very proud of our Peace Crew students at IPS Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School who were featured in a news segment on RTV6 ABC News on Friday, 10/3 at 6 pm! What is Peace Crew? Peace Crew is an innovative Indianapolis-based program designed to increase leadership, volunteerism, positive school and community connections, social emotional learning skills, and academic investment by empowering high school students to be peace education mentors to younger students. It does this by incorporating conflict resolution and diversity education with service-learning by bringing secondary students into the classrooms of their younger peers to serve as facilitators. The program maximizes the impact of PLC’s interactive and experiential program model by utilizing schools most important and often over-looked resources – students – to teach and model peace education lessons. PLC staff works closely with schools to identify students who have the capacity and interest to become school leaders even if they are not academically talented students. Our goal is to provide a positive service opportunity for students who might normally be overlooked as potential leaders. 2014-2015 Peace Crew Program Outcome Objectives: After participating in the semester-long program, at least 85%, or 85, of the 100 Peace Crew members (secondary students) will: - Demonstrate an increase in their ability to resolve conflicts without violence; Report an increase in their positive peer relationship skills (to include anti-bullying skills); Demonstrate an