Kusanya Keeps it Real Local

One of our Partners in Peace, Kusanya Cafe, was featured in SCE.  Kusanya is a place of the people, for the people, by the people—of Englewood. The organization runs on cafe sales, small donations and grants, but thrives on community engagement, intentional...
Reclaim, renew, restore: Breaking Ground on the Play Lot

Reclaim, renew, restore: Breaking Ground on the Play Lot

  A few weeks ago, volunteers and neighbors came out to our Peace Campus to be involved in our Service Day and the official groundbreaking of our nature playlot. The event began with a centering activity where volunteers and community members joined hands and linked...
Summer Camp Recipes: Greek Salad and Cucumber Gazpacho

Summer Camp Recipes: Greek Salad and Cucumber Gazpacho

 I’m glad to be back at the Peace House for the summer camp working with the kids.  I missed these kids. It was a lot of fun to be back for the Cooking and Nutrition class.  It felt great seeing the kids especially when the kids ran up to me, yelled “Miss Erin!!” and...
Investing in Our Children

Investing in Our Children

Working to end gun violence through advocacy, divestment, and investment “You are not obligated to complete the task, but neither are you free to desist from it.” These words, passed down through generations of Jewish fathers and mothers, are a call to action and a...