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.
This is an Evangelical Lutheran Church with a racially mixed congregation. Small in size but big in love. In 2017, The congregation plans to host a Peace Festival on its lawn on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Activities will include concerns for reducing gun violence. The police department, the
On Earth Peace is dedicated to building peace throughout all communities, through programs and trainings. In the Miami Valley, On Earth Peace focuses on racial justice organizing, which is meant to bring together local racial justice organizations and various congregations to bring about awareness and facilitate support and peace. Website: OnEarthPeace.org, facebook.com/onearthpeace/
Welcome Dayton is a community initiative that reflects our country’s core philosophy: people with diverse backgrounds, skills and experiences fuel our nation’s success. The Welcome Dayton effort promotes immigrant integration into the greater Dayton region by encouraging business and economic development; providing access to education, government, health and social services;
In order to grow the Dayton region’s economic and social capital, the Collaboratory is providing the Collaborative Infrastructure—the physical space, portfolio of initiatives, engagement tools and support system for people from across the region to come together to imagine and act upon new possibilities for themselves, each other and the