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 for humanitarian purposes, serving others through practical engineering knowledge. Our alumni learn about the world, different cultures and themselves.
First Baptist Church of Dayton is a progressive American Baptist church located in the heart of downtown Dayton. We are a Christian community striving to be the “body of Christ” here in the city and beyond. Join us as we seek to love God and our neighbors.
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.
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, charter application to affiliate with the Empathy Surplus Project was accepted December 2, 2014. A charter ceremony took place at Roaring Brook Farm on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 535,153, making it the fifth-most populous county in Ohio. The county seat is Dayton. The county was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Montgomery County is part of the Dayton, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Montgomery County Commissioners have affirmed their commitment to peace and the legacy of Dayton’s peace history. Each year, the Commissioners plan an event around International Day of Peace, including the Honoring Our Veterans events and the cleanup of the Greencastle Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Dayton.
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. In 2015, the Miami Valley’s Five Rivers Chautauqua planted a Peace Tree on the grounds of Mount St. John.
St. Joseph Hall, Mount St. John
4435 East Patterson Rd.
Dayton, OH 45430-1095
Website: meec.udayton.edu, facebook.com/marianistenvironmentaleducationcenter
Leanne M. Jablonski FMI, PhD
Scholar for Faith & Environment
Hanley Sustainability Institute, University of Dayton
Sustainability, Energy Environment (SEE) Integrated Learning-Living Community (LLC)
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/
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 community, with a particular interest in downtown. These new possibilities will involve citizen, government, business, institutional, organizational and philanthropic participants and will impact how we live, work, play and learn.
The Collaboratory is an initiative of Involvement Advocacy.
Founded in 1919, The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to exhibiting outstanding special exhibitions and impressive collections of art from throughout the world, the museum is renowned for education programming that includes an array of offerings for diverse audiences.
The Dayton Art Institute sits atop a hill on the edge of the Great Miami River overlooking downtown Dayton. The museum’s founding patrons included prominent community leaders such as Orville Wright and the Pattersons of NCR. The museum’s landmark building, designed by prominent museum architect Edward B. Green of Buffalo and completed in 1930, was modeled after the Villa d’Este near Rome and the Villa Farnese at Caprarola in Italy, both examples of sixteenth century Italian Renaissance architecture. Today, The Dayton Art Institute’s architecturally and historically significant facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
WELCOME TO THE HUB PEACEBUILDER TOUR! The Rotarian Action Group for Peace (RAGFP) invites you to meet-up with The Hub online or in person to share your thoughts about peacebuilding. Through video interviews, we will be exploring two essential questions: “What does peacebuilding look like for you?” and “Why does peacebuilding matter?”The Hub Peacebuilder is a mobile “space for peace” that has been ‘Rotarized’ with “The Four Way Test” and a colorful “Peace Map” featuring Rotary’s worldwide peacebuilding network. It will serve as a venue for video interviews, inspiring live music and engaging conversations around peacebuilding.The crew is available to appear at local club meetings, community gatherings or an evening “RAG FOR PEACE” Happy Hour. The goal of the tour is to expand the RAGFP network along the West Coast. You can schedule a stop at 21cplf.org/schedule-a-stop.