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COMMUNITY DIALOGUE AND PUBLIC FORUM ON URBAN REVITALIZATION

Poster of Urban Revitalization

On July 29, 2015, over 300 community members, leaders, and organizations participated in the “Community Dialogue and Public Forum on Urban Revitalization Through the Lenses of Peace and Justice” held at the Frederick Douglass Community Association. A World Café conversation was held to discuss challenges facing the Toledo community and possible solutions. The conversation focused around four main topics: social justice, economic justice, ecological justice, and peace.  The report illuminates the most significant concerns, ideas and possibilities that surfaced from the discussions.  >>Click here to access the report. 


UT INITIATIVE DEDICATED TO TEACHING HOW TO PROMOTE PEACE

In the UT News: By Lindsay Mahaney : July 9th, 2015

“In a world plagued by violence and unrest, there is an initiative at The University of Toledo working for peaceful resolutions.

Picture of Tony Jenkins talking.

Dr. Tony Jenkins delivered a lecture on peace education in Trondheim, Norway in February.

The Peace Education Initiative in the Judith Herb College of Education was established to help the University become a global leader in peace education. Through a variety of programming and research in peace education and peace studies, UT is working to promote understanding both in the local community and globally.” (…)

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