Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it! The Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association (MVCPA) was founded in 1975. The organization, composed of police officers, sheriff’s deputies and alarm & security personnel, is the oldest crime
The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is a nonprofit performing arts association located in Dayton, Ohio and composed of three performing arts groups: the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dayton Opera, and the Dayton Ballet. The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is believed to be one of the first nonprofit organizations in the
The Catholic Social Action Office and Commission empower Catholics in the Archdiocese to celebrate and live out the Gospel call for life, human dignity, and care for God’s creation through Catholic Social Teaching formation, organized social ministries, and opportunities for public advocacy and action. We have organized ministries for the
The ETHOS (Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service-Learning) Center seeks to provide service-learning experiences through technical immersions, student activities, research and hands-on projects. Through these experiences, students have gained perspectives on how engineering and technology are influenced by the world. Participating students have been able to use their engineering skills
United Against Violence of Greater Dayton (UAVGD), sponsored by Samaritan Behavioral Health, is a collaboration of people and organizations committed to changing the culture of violence through the development of knowledge and skills to bring systemic change resulting in a safe community. Website: StopViolence.org
Our Vision: Empower the community to achieve a Shared Destiny of Peace. Our Mission: To establish Salem Avenue and adjacent neighborhoods as a Community of Peace. The Salem Avenue Peace Corridor is a vitalization effort to intentionally cultivate our Shared Destiny of safety, prosperity, a great quality of life, and a strong
Proprietors Anita and Dale Lewis have created a farm dedicated to peace and sustainability. Located in Bellbrook, Ohio, the farm has many animals and is being created as a center for green technology and agriculture. In 2014, the Farm was the location of the First Caring Citizens' Congress of Wilmington, Ohio,
The Center is a Marianist environmental education community in the Catholic tradition. In Mary’s hope-filled spirit, we preserve and act in communion with the land and educate other communities in sustainability through ecology-based simple living, social justice and spirituality. Restoring Communities of Land & People Each year, MEEC hosts a Labyrinth Walk.