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PJI Principle 11: Practice Slowing Down 

Tuesday,  June 30, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 11: With heightened emotions and all that we are facing right now, slowing down to connect with our breath, our bodies and […]

PJI Principle 10: Turn to Wonder

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 10: “In times so emotionally charged in relation to the racial terror, human death toll, economic devastation and mass unemployment, turning to […]

PJI Principle 9: Speak Your Truth

Monday, June 15, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 9: Speak your truth. In our current environment, which is charged with so much emotion surrounding both racial injustice and COVID-19, we must […]

PJI Principle 8: Identify Assumptions

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 8: Identify assumptions. As we move through our country’s racial crisis, which is urging people to face their biases, paired with the unrelenting challenges of […]

PJI Principle 7: Suspend Judgment

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 7: Set aside your judgments. By creating a space between judgments and reactions, we can listen to the other and to ourselves, more fully. […]

PJI Circles Address Grief and Resilience Within the...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 A Message from Celine Kavalec, PJI Academic Coordinator and Professor, English, and Rachel Allen, Director, PJI Finding the courage to talk about what we are going through is one step to growing personal resilience. Courage and authenticity are needed now, more than ever, as we navigate our current challenges. Over the […]

PJI Principle 6: Respect Silence

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 6: Silence is a rare gift in our busy world. After someone has spoken, take time to reflect without immediately filling the space […]

PJI Principle 5: Give Space for Unpopular Answers

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 5: Answer questions honestly even if the answer seems unpopular. Be present to listen, not debate, correct or interpret. Conflict is inevitable (and […]

Register for This Summer’s PJI Academy for Teachers

2019 PJI Academy for Teachers attendees Tuesday, May 19, 2020 The Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) invites you to the PJI Academy for Teachers taking place this summer. Originally, the academy was set up as a series of face-to-face sessions. However, since COVID-19 caused campus closures, participants will now collaborate and learn in an online […]

PJI Principle 4: Practice Asking Honest and Open Questions

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 To help guide us through this time, the Peace and Justice Institute has been sharing one Principle for How We Treat Each Other per week. This week, we feature Principle 4: A great question is ambiguous, personal and provokes anxiety. This article, written by Erika Boissiere, licensed marriage and family therapist, shares ideas […]