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Join PJI for a Day of Renewal and Connection With Iron Eagle

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Join the Peace and Justice Institute for a retreat with Iron Eagle, chief of Tanahuachi Native American Church and member of the Board of Emoto Peace Project, at the edge of the Ocala National Forest. The day will include a circle time, lighting the fire ceremony, meditation and music. Children and families are […]

Learn What It’s Like To Be ‘In Her Shoes’

Friday, November 4, 2022 Sometimes people learn about individuals in relationships that involve domestic violence and think, “why don’t they just leave?” While we often discuss various reasons for remaining in this type of relationship, such as fear, lack of resources, shame and even love, it is different to experience the challenges individuals face when […]

Save the Dates: PJI Teacher’s Academy

Monday, October 24, 2022 Save the dates for the 2023 PJI Teachers Academy, a weeklong, intensive program designed for educators by educators and organized by the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI). This immersive, cohort-based program supports teachers in reflecting on their lives and current classroom practices. There will be two cohorts to choose from: Session […]

Slow Down and Pause at the Peace Breakfast: An...

Monday, October 24, 2022 Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. (breakfast starts at 8 a.m.) Location: East Campus, Building 8, Room 101 Register here Join the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) Peace Breakfast for an opportunity to slow down and pause for fellowship and prayer while celebrating and promoting religious […]

You’re Invited to the PJI Retreat on the Practice...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 – Updated with new event location The upheaval of the past few years has impacted us all. Now is the time for healing. The Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) invites all faculty and staff to the PJI Fall Retreat to slow down, engage in reflective practices, explore the Principles for How […]

Attend PJI’s Community Film Screening:...

Friday, October 14, 2022 Date: Friday, November 4, 2022 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Location: Enzian Theater, 1300 Orlando Avenue, Maitland Space is limited. Click here to register. The Peace and Justice Institute invites all faculty and staff to the free community screening of the film “Broken Places — a documentary that poses the complex question […]

Join the 2022-2023 PJI Practitioner Program for Staff Cohort

Monday, September 12, 2022 Learn how to collaborate at Valencia College, work through conflict and enhance our culture of inclusion through the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) Practitioner Program for staff. The cohort experience, which focuses on applied practices in peace and justice, is open to all staff members at the College and will take […]

Want To Be a PJI Facilitator? Join the Training Program

Monday, September 12, 2022 Interested in working as a Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) facilitator or simply enhancing your facilitation skills through the lens of equity, inclusion and authenticity? If so, PJI invites you to apply for Level 1 of the PJI Facilitator Training Program. This virtual and in-person program is a four-session cohort experience over […]

You’re Invited to Global Peace Week

Monday, August 29, 2022 Mark your calendars for Global Peace Week from Monday, September 26 through Thursday, September 29, 2022. Each September, the Peace and Justice Institute celebrates the International Day of Peace with Global Peace Week festivities and events, including peace education, daily meditation, guest speakers and free film screenings in partnership with the Global Peace […]

The Summer/Fall 2022 PJI Journal Is Now Available

Monday, June 20, 2022 The Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) is happy to announce that the Summer/Fall 2022 edition of the Peace and Justice Institute JOURNAL is out, with articles covering a variety of topics. In this issue, you will read about Part-time Faculty, New Student Experience and Lead PJI Facilitator Hank Van Putten’s life and […]