July 2020


Volume 23, Issue 7

Peace Learning Center supports communities in redefining peace through equity, social emotional learning and the implementation of innovative practices. 
STAY CONNECTED

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

 
Lesly Jaqueline Olivarez first joined the PLC family as a part of the Social Justice Leadership Camp in 2019. She has stayed in touch and has been a motivating member of the group, staying active in social justice organizing and leadership work. This summer she is volunteering with us by co-creating and facilitating the Social Justice Leadership Workshop series we are offering teens. Her power, intellect, positive attitude, and keen ability to engage people of all ages in work for social justice is inspiring. 

Thank you Lesly for sharing your commitment, time, and skills with us! 

If you are interested in learning more about how to volunteer or intern at Peace Learning Center please contact Director of Engagement, Jay Horan, at jhoran@peacelearningcenter.org

THE POWER OF YOUTH

Typically our summer includes a two-week Social Justice Leadership Camp for teens. This summer, with Covid-19 we adapted camp to adjust to meet the needs of teens. Facilitator-Coordinator, Clare Wildhack-Nolan talks about the Power of youth, now and always. Read more.

EQUITY LITERACY FRAMEWORK TRAINING


On August 5 & 6th Peace Learning Center will be hosting Paul Gorski of the Equity Literacy Institute for an Equity Literacy Framework Training, a comprehensive approach for creating and sustaining equitable schools. Spots are limited. Registration is $200.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

VIRTUAL FAMILY WORKSHOP, July 30
The loving ties that bind families can often be strained, especially during these challenging times. In this workshop participants explore the positive and life-affirming qualities of their families.
Register:   Click Here 

VIRTUAL UNDERSTANDING & INTERRUPTING MICROAGGRESSIONS, August 12
Microaggressions are all around us. Please join Peace Learning Center for this 2-hour workshop where participants will define the term, its history and impact, and build awareness of microaggressions in daily life.
There is $35.00 fee for participation.
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VIRTUAL RESTORATIVE PRACTICES LEVEL 1, August 19
Want to learn what Restorative Practices are all about and a few practical strategies? Join us for Restorative Practices 101!
There is $50.00 fee for participation.
Register: Click Here