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The Peace Education Center is a community with the belief that all life has value. We work to promote compassion and awareness of the potential for interdependence and lasting peace, and nonviolent solutions to world, national, and local conflicts.

Contact us by emailing us at peaceedcenter@gmail.com


The tragic end of the Afghanistan war provides ample evidence of the futility and wastes of war. Continuing to pour billions into military solutions instead of real human development and planetary health must be challenged. These four programs offer alternatives and actions we can take to redirect our common wealth for the health and prosperity of people and the planet.


Peace Education Center’s Statement
On Ending The War In Afghanistan

While the Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing opposed the US military takeover of Afghanistan from the Taliban after 9/11, opposed the invasion of Iraq, and has called for an end to America’s Forever Wars, we are saddened but not surprised by the rapid collapse of the Afghanistan military and government. But President Biden’s decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan was the correct move, even if he did not see how quickly the Afghani government would collapse creating a flood of refugees seeking to leave the country…

READ THE FULL STATEMENT


Most recent newsletter: PEC-Newsletter Summer 2021


The Alternative Holiday Sale is Back for 2021!

PEC is excited to announce the Alternative Holiday Sale (AHS) is back this year! The AHS offers the opportunity to meet and shop with others in the peace and justice community while supporting small businesses, nonprofit groups, and fair-trade cooperatives. There will be a variety of vendors, many offering locally unique creations as well as practical goods. 


The Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing is calling on the United States to adopt an evenhanded approach to support a settlement of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

Full Statement adopted by the Board on May 18, 2021