Oberlin, Ohio 44074
• Lobby for the Legislation for a Department of Peace
• Create Cultures of Peace on campuses and in communities
The Student Peace Alliance formed in March of 2006 as a group of local student initiatives spreading across the country in support of the legislation for a Department of Peace. Students and youth have been organizing, educating, and lobbying in support of a Department of Peace in Vermont, New Jersey, Minnesota, California, and in Massachusetts- where the first official Student Peace Alliance chapter was formed at Brandeis University. The Student Peace Alliance is currently active on 15 campuses. The Student Peace Alliance is a youth embodiment of what is at the very heart of this emerging movement, virtue and justice.
Students and youth in our country and abroad are drastically affected by violence. The impact of violence is far from discrete. As it seeps through the media into our homes, communities, and our streets, it is directly tapping everyday lives. While we recognize the inspiring effect of programs worldwide, we believe that these peaceful nonviolent initiatives must be thoroughly researched, funded, and articulated at the national level.
This is a non-campus group.
Geographical Scope: National
Added on 09-06-2006
Updated on 09-06-2006