Peace Education Center

Mothers’ Day Proclamation: Julia Ward Howe, Boston, 1870

Mother’s Day was originally started after the Civil War, as a protest to the carnage of that war, by women who had lost their sons. Here is the original Mother’s Day Proclamation from 1870, followed by a bit of history. Arise, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, whether our baptism [...]

2015 Tom Schneider Peacemaker Awardees

Three Mid-Michigan High School Seniors Receive the 2015 Tom Schneider Peacemaker Award

The Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing is pleased to announce the recipients of the Tom Schneider Peacemaker Award, given annually to graduating mid-Michigan high school seniors who act to promote peace and justice and who seek to further those values in the world. Awards will be presented in the students’ high school awards ceremonies [...]

PEC 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Community Potluck

PEC 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Community Potluck

The Peace Education Center’s annual membership meeting and potluck dinner will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in East Lansing. The potluck will be from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. The program and membership meeting will be 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. featuring special [...]

An Evening Celebrating: One Community, One Week, Many Faiths: The Diversity of Worship and Belief

An Evening Celebrating: One Community, One Week, Many Faiths: The Diversity of Worship and Belief

The Peace Education Center and Everybody Reads Bookstore will cohost an evening with MSU School of Journalism professors and editors of One Community, One Week, Many Faiths, Eric Freedman and Howard Bossen, who will talk about the book on Wednesday, March 11, from 7 – 9 p.m. The event will be at Unitarian Universalist Church [...]

Tom Schneider Peacemaker Award Seeking Nominees

It is fitting that on the day we celebrate the birth of the great nonviolent peace advocate, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing calls for nominations and applications for the third annual Tom Schneider Peacemaker Award, to be given to graduating mid-Michigan high school senior(s) who have acted to [...]