This innovative program for youth has been building for several years, involving students from 7th to 12th grades plus young adults. The Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions (TIPS) network will be launching a public engagement at the 2017 Peacebuilder Walk and Village with a Youth Speak Out program. The group meets at the Dayton International Peace Museum.
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Heartfulness is a simple practical way to experience the heart’s unlimited resources. It includes guided relaxation and meditation techniques.
Group Meditation and Yoga at the center every week:
Sunday Group Meditation – 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Sunday Hatha Yoga – 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Group Meditation – 12:30 pm – 1: 00 pm
Sunday Children’s Conscious Living class: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Thursday Hatha Yoga – 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Thursday Group Meditation – 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Drop by Individual Meditation sittings at the center every week:
Tuesdays – 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesdays – 5.00 pm – 7:00 pm starting Jan 6, 2016
Saturdays – 9:00 am -12:00 pm
The Golden Rule Institute is a service of International Cities of Peace, a Dayton-based nonprofit corporation with Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, the NGO body for the United Nations. The Institute is dedicated to forging a new relationship between our global society and the ancient ethic of the Golden Rule. The Institute encourages, promotes, and publishes scholarly and personal writings, thoughts, articles, and life stories on innovative ways that application of the Golden Rule can foster a culture of personal and societal peace.
New Beginnings NATP is a vocational school that proudly serves the Dayton and Montgomery County area to provide quality nurse aide training. The course uses the curriculum that has been approved by the Ohio Department of Health. Graduates of the course will receive a certificate of completion of the Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program making them eligible to take the state test to become an STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide or State Tested Nursing Assistant).
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 United States to simultaneously manage a symphony orchestra, an opera company, and a ballet company.
Together with the Dayton International Peace Museum, the Alliance will sponsor the following event in 2017: A discussion and community conversation on Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera “The Consul”. With close ties to current events, “The Consul” explores themes of immigration rights, oppressive bureaucracy and the loss of identity in the struggle between the “powerful” and the “weak”. Note: The Consul will be presented by the Dayton Opera on October 20 and 22, 2017. This discussion and conversation will be lead by Patrick Reynolds, conductor for the Dayton Opera production.
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/