Audience engaged at eventWith the generous support of our donors, the Center for Peacemaking hosts events throughout the year that promote awareness of and activism in peacemaking efforts in Milwaukee and globally. We hope to see you at an upcoming event.

Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

September 23 | 6 pm | OIE Program Center (4th Floor, Holthusen Hall)

Jessica Howell, Catholic Relief Services

Jessica Howell recently returned from an assignment with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in the Holy Land (Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza). She will share information about current realities in Gaza, CRS’ humanitarian work in the wake of the escalation of violence last summer, and the challenges faced by communities attempting to rebuild and recover.

CRS has been working in the Holy Land for over 50 years, partnering with local organizations to provide assistance to vulnerable communities. Today, CRS's strategic focus is on programs addressing food security, civil society strengthening, the provision of humanitarian assistance, and educating U.S. citizens about the conflict in the Holy Land.

The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons: An Insider's Take on the Impact and Significance of the Iran Deal

October 27 | 5:30 pm | Eisenberg Reading Room (3rd Floor, Sensenbrenner Hall)

Joseph Cirincione, Ploughshares Fund

Joseph Cirincione is the President of the Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation, the author of three books on nuclear weapons, and a member of Secretary of State John Kerry's International Security Advisory Board and the Council on Foreign Relations.