Peace Education Center

April Conferences and Events

Four important local events are scheduled in April on the topics of mass incarceration; Michigan and climate change; and race, power, and privilege, as well as the Peace Education Center annual meeting. More information is provided below. Keep Making Peace 2016, “Mass Incarceration, Locked In, Locked Up, Locked Out” April 16, 2016, 9am-4pm, University United [...]

PeaceNotes Spring 2016

PeaceNotes Spring 2016

The Peace Education Center has published its Spring 2016 edition of PeaceNotes. This edition includes a report on the PEC office move, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade agreement, a summer youth empowerment camp, and defense spending, and the federal proposed budget for 2017. And check out the spring calendar of peace and justice events, actions, [...]

“Write for Rights”Annual Event, December 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join in the Amnesty International letter writing/signing event, held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing, 855 Grove Street, East Lansing (across the street from the East Lansng Public Library). This is the eighth year participating in the Write for Rights effort by Amnesty International USA. Letters of support are already prepared to sign for [...]

Vigil to End Gun Violence, December 9, State Capitol

Vigil to End Gun Violence, December 9, State Capitol

The Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence is holding a candle light vigil on Wednesday, December 9, at 5 p.m. at the State Capitol in Lansing to commemorate victims of gun violence. The vigil coincides with the third anniversary of Sandy Hook and commemorates the 90,000 American victims of gun violence since 2013. This will [...]