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Peace and Justice Institute

What We Are Reading

The Art and Spirit of Leadership
by Judith Brown
The Art and Spirit of Leadership

PEACEBUILDING IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES: A Teaching Resource
by David J Smith
PEACEBUILDING IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES: A Teaching Resource

The Peace Book: 108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World
by Louise Diamond
The Peace Book: 108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
by Karen Armstrong
Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

The Search for a Nonviolent Future
by by Michael Nagler
The Search for a Nonviolent Future: A Promise of Peace for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our World

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

I'm not leaving
by Carl Wilkens
I'm not leaving

Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit
by Parker J. Palmer
Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit

And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation
by Agnes Fallah Kamara-Umunna
And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation

The Little Book of Conflict Transformation
by John Paul Lederach
The Little Book of Conflict Transformation

The Courage to Teach
by Parker J. Palmer
The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

Peace Jobs: A Student�s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace
by David J. Smith
Peace Jobs: A Student�s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace

 
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    Goals of the Institute are to:
    1. Create and teach a Peace and Justice Studies curriculum
    2. Sponsor and collaborate on peace and justice events
    3. Foster a connection with Valencia's A.S. programs in peace studies and conflict transformation
    4. Offer community outreach in peace and justice
    5. Engage in realizing Valencia's core competencies