My Summer Peacemaking Fellowship: Araceli Pantoja

After reading a survey about domestic violence rates, I was inspired to act. My fellowship consisted of supporting survivors of domestic violence on their journey to find peace within themselves and with their abusers... Read more

My Summer Peacemaking Fellowship: Miguel Sanchez

Two years ago Miguel Sanchez started as a student worker for the Center’s Peace Works program teaching nonviolence and conflict resolution to inner city youth in Milwaukee... Read more

PARC initiative engages students in violence prevention and community-based research

The Center for Peacemaking has been at the forefront of the three year Promoting Assets and Reducing Crime (PARC) initiative since it was launched... Read more

Student Fellow Grows through Participation in Community Health Programs

Jenny Garbarz's summer peacemaking fellowship consisted of placements with community health programs in Haiti and Milwaukee... Read more

Peace Education on the Margins: Afghan youth complete class on nonviolence

A group of multi-ethnic Afghan students gathered around a laptop at the Borderfree Center for Nonviolence in Kabul, Afghanistan. They eagerly listened as Patrick Kennelly explained how to complete an online class on peace and nonviolence... Read more

Students Develop Passions for Peacemaking and Global Health

For the second year in a row, Marquette students travelled to Ethiopia to learn about sustainable peacebuilding and development with Catholic Relief Services (CRS)... Read more

Rhetoric and Compositions as Tools to Counter Violence

Dr. Beth Godbee challenges her students to avoid complacency when they see or experience injustice. Lessons developed from her fellowship research provide students with a framework to determine the appropriate response... Read more

Feature Interview: Dr. Wee Teck Young (Hakim) of the Afghan Peace Volunteers

In December 2014, we sat down with Dr. Wee Teck Young (known by Afghan youth as “Hakim”) for a conversation about his views on nonviolence, relationship, and community... Read more

Why I Teach About Peace: Dr. Irfan Omar

Inspired by an interreligious dialogue program he participated in as a youth, Omar teaches stories that he knows have the power to shape how students choose to live their lives... Read more

Peace Works Program Resonates with Local Youth

More than 300 Milwaukee youth are learning alternative ways to resolve conflict and succeed in school... Read more

Students Learn from Jesuit Peacemakers in Northeast India over Spring Break

In a conflict-ridden region, the Kohomia Jesuits are leading several groundbreaking peace initiatives that are transforming how Marquette students learn about and participate in disrupting the cycle of violence... Read more

My Summer Peacemaking Fellowship: Gillian Hallissey

When I first learned that the oil boom in North Dakota had resulted in significant human trafficking activity, I wanted to do something. When summer started, I drove to Williston, N.D., to intern with 4her North Dakota... Read more

Improving the Lives of Teachers, Women and Girls in Ethiopia

For two weeks in May, Center for Peacemaking representatives traveled to the Oromia region of Ethiopia to facilitate training sessions for Ethiopian educators on strategies for empowering women and girls... Read more

Using the Arts to Build Community and Overcome Trauma

Last summer, I traveled to El Salvador with the goal of immersing myself in community-based peacemaking... Read more