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The Spring/Summer PJI JOURNAL is Now Available

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 The Peace and Justice institute is happy to announce that the Spring/Summer 2021 edition of the Peace and Justice Institute’s JOURNAL is out, with articles covering a variety of topics. In this issue, you will read about recent efforts to memorialize the Ocoee Massacre and enter a place of healing; the story of […]

PJI JOURNAL: Spring Summer 2021: The Power of Kindness

Friday, February 19, 2021 By Michael Moniz, Professor Speech I want you to think about the last time you experienced kindness. What was that experience of kindness and how did you feel? It is common that when we think about kindness, we think about an experience when we received kindness and not a time when […]

PJI JOURNAL Spring/Summer 2021: Teacher Agency Begins...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 By Jenni Sanguiliano Lonski Teachers have the unique opportunity to shape a generation, to instill knowledge and values, and impact the future. Education is often considered to be the great equalizer, where students are taught and assessed on the same curriculum and standards. But what happens when the standards are not […]

PJI JOURNAL Spring/Summer 2021: Measuring Peace for...

Monday, February 15, 2021 By Kari Williams, Part-time Instructor, Peace and Justice Institute, and Institute for Economics and Peace Ambassador and Rotary Peace Fellow Throughout our short history as a nation, we have demonstrated that we can do extraordinary things. The time for extraordinary is now. The need for meaningful participation to “build forward” is essential […]

PJI JOURNAL Spring/Summer 2021: Love Without an...

Friday, February 12, 2021 By Josh Bell, Executive Director, One Orlando Alliance God is love.₁ I cannot remember a time in my life when I did not know this phrase. Raised in a practicing Christian family, God’s love was a concept that I learned about from an early age. I learned that there were three primary words […]

PJI JOURNAL Spring/Summer 2021: A Community Faces the...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 By Rachel Allen, Director, Peace and Justice Institute  What can happen when a community comes together with courage, truth and love to face an unspeakable history of violence, pain and trauma? Healing and transformation, a new freedom and a new sense of belonging and togetherness. Fear and shame often keep individuals […]

PJI JOURNAL Spring/Summer 2021: A Conversation with...

Monday, February 8, 2021 Elizabeth R. Thompson is the former executive director of the Wells’Built Museum of African American History and Culture in Orlando. In her new role, she is the director of community engagement at the Downtown Campus of Valencia College, located in the historic Parramore Community. We asked Elizabeth a few questions about herself […]

The Fall/Winter 2020 PJI JOURNAL is Now Available

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Fall/Winter 2020 edition of the Peace and Justice Institute’s JOURNAL is out, with articles covering a variety of topics, including civil rights, building interfaith bridges, the stories of three Muslim women, and ableism and language, among others. “The JOURNAL provides a twofold purpose: to […]