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Border Wall


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 ZENSday: Free Meditation & Yoga!

Every Wednesday at the Peace Museum!

Meditation, understood properly, is a process to create a meditative state. Once this meditative state is achieved, where there is serenity, calmness and peace we are able to manifest the intrinsic goodness of our heart. This expression of our heart’s goodness makes peace more dynamic and life-affirming, and, in its wake, brings unity and harmony to this world. Kamlesh Patel

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           Meditation @ 5:15pm Yoga @ 6pm

 

 

Brought to you by our friends at:

Natural Path Meditation Center 3153 Lantz Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45432

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Zumba & Yoga with Kay Fitness

Kenaesha (Kay) Edwards is an AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor who has led Zumba classes for three years in Dayton, Ohio. In seeking to expand her own fitness journey, Kay began taking Yoga classes and recently completed YogaFit training to, also, share her passion for Yoga with others. Prior to becoming a Group Exercise Instructor, Kay embarked upon her own fitness and improved health journey, which has led to a 175-pound weight loss. Through her experience, Kay learned that maintaining overall health and well-being is a continuous, lifelong journey and developed a passion to support and encourage others in their fitness journeys. In each of her classes, Kay strives to ensure a judgment-free atmosphere so that each of her students feels welcomed and accepted, recalling the challenges she encountered when initially beginning fitness classes.

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This Month at

Bev Titus and Leslie Thomas   After years of leading the annual summer peace camp, long time volunteer and peace activist, Bev Titus is turning over the program to Leslie Thomas. Leslie, a high school teacher, is already hard at work preparing for this year’s. big event. The camp will be held on June 24-28, from 9am to noon each day. The camp is open to students ages 5 to 12. Check soon for registration information.

Bev Titus and Leslie Thomas

After years of leading the annual summer peace camp, long time volunteer and peace activist, Bev Titus is turning over the program to Leslie Thomas. Leslie, a high school teacher, is already hard at work preparing for this year’s. big event. The camp will be held on June 24-28, from 9am to noon each day. The camp is open to students ages 5 to 12. Check soon for registration information.

The Museum

The University of Dayton Engineering Team   Five University of Dayton seniors are working with the Museum staff to create a plan for retrofitting a modern elevator into a 155 year old Victorian mansion house. The Museum wants to fix this issue to welcome all visitors to the first two floors. No easy task but the group, who’ve dubbed themselves “The Elevator Team” are not going to give up lightly! Expect their report by the end of April.

The University of Dayton Engineering Team

Five University of Dayton seniors are working with the Museum staff to create a plan for retrofitting a modern elevator into a 155 year old Victorian mansion house. The Museum wants to fix this issue to welcome all visitors to the first two floors. No easy task but the group, who’ve dubbed themselves “The Elevator Team” are not going to give up lightly! Expect their report by the end of April.

The Border Wall Exhibit-Now Open   With large beautiful photos from the four US border states with Mexico, Ohio State Geography professor, Kenneth Madsen has created an incredibly timely exhibit on this controversial subject. The exhibit is co-sponsored by Sinclair Community College and OSU and runs through the end of March.

The Border Wall Exhibit-Now Open

With large beautiful photos from the four US border states with Mexico, Ohio State Geography professor, Kenneth Madsen has created an incredibly timely exhibit on this controversial subject. The exhibit is co-sponsored by Sinclair Community College and OSU and runs through the end of March.

Great Decis


Great Decis


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Great Discussions:

March 1, 10-11:30am

The Rise of Populism in Europe 
By James Kirchick

Mass migration, and the problems associated with it, have directly abetted the rise of populist parties in Europe. Opposition to immigration was the prime driver of support for Brexit, it brought a far-right party to the German Bundestag for the first time since the 1950s, and propelled Marine Le Pen to win a third of the vote in the French presidential election. In addition to calling for stronger borders, however, these parties are invariably illiberal, anti-American, anti-NATO and pro-Kremlin, making their rise a matter of serious concern for the national security interests of the United States.

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New Exhibit: Opens in March

The 19th Amendment & the Women’s Suffrage Movement

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Human Rights


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Coats


Winter Coat & Clothing Drive

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THANK YOU to all those who donated to the Winter Clothing Drive-the outcome was impressive and will do much to help those in the Dayton area this Winter!

 

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It’s been a busy couple months at the Peace Museum with events focused on Native American Heritage Month, the JFK-RFK exhibit and shared events with the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and Moms Demand Action group. 35 UD housing and residence life students spent the day learning about the museum and holding their annual retreat. The annual Nobel Peace Prize event was sold out at Sinclair Community College. The current exhibit focus on the controversial Mexican-US border wall, curated by Ohio State professor Kenneth Madsen. The exhibit closes on March 31 and features artifacts and two rooms of large format photography.

The Museum holds monthly volunteer breakfasts for current volunteers and those interested in becoming more involved. Look for announcements on the next event.

The Museum holds monthly volunteer breakfasts for current volunteers and those interested in becoming more involved. Look for announcements on the next event.

Professors and students from the University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College meet up during a Capstone program and dinner on human rights.

Professors and students from the University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College meet up during a Capstone program and dinner on human rights.

A Native American elder from Black Mesa, AZ speaks to a crowd to discuss the issues facing people on western reservations.

A Native American elder from Black Mesa, AZ speaks to a crowd to discuss the issues facing people on western reservations.

Native American History Month event and book signing in November.

Native American History Month event and book signing in November.

Long-time peace camp director, Bev Titus, turns over the new position to Lesley Thomas who will head up this summer’s annual Peace Camp for kids age 4 to 12.

Long-time peace camp director, Bev Titus, turns over the new position to Lesley Thomas who will head up this summer’s annual Peace Camp for kids age 4 to 12.

The Golden Rule quilts receive a deep clean and repairs after several trips to three states this year and counting.

The Golden Rule quilts receive a deep clean and repairs after several trips to three states this year and counting.

Professor Kenneth Madsen of Ohio State University pulls door prize winners from questions on the Mexican Border Wall exhibit at the Museum.

Professor Kenneth Madsen of Ohio State University pulls door prize winners from questions on the Mexican Border Wall exhibit at the Museum.

Bill White, curator of one of the largest Kennedy collections in the country, answers questions about the displays and artifacts from November, 2018.

Bill White, curator of one of the largest Kennedy collections in the country, answers questions about the displays and artifacts from November, 2018.

Artists of the Woman Strong exhibit answer questions from University of Dayton students touring the multi-discipline art exhibit in December 2018.

Artists of the Woman Strong exhibit answer questions from University of Dayton students touring the multi-discipline art exhibit in December 2018.

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University of Dayton students toured the museum in January and took photos for the annual “Museum Selfie Day” event celebrated by museums worldwide.

University of Dayton students toured the museum in January and took photos for the annual “Museum Selfie Day” event celebrated by museums worldwide.

Sinclair and University of Dayton students discuss the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in small groups and over a Mexican meal from the Taqueria Mixteca.

Sinclair and University of Dayton students discuss the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in small groups and over a Mexican meal from the Taqueria Mixteca.

Denis, was one of seven Russian journalists visiting Dayton for a week. Included was a tour of the Museum and a roundtable discussion of media in the two countries.

Denis, was one of seven Russian journalists visiting Dayton for a week. Included was a tour of the Museum and a roundtable discussion of media in the two countries.

Members of the Museum’s teen program listen to thoughts on mediation from Dayton Mediation Center director, Arch Grieve.

Members of the Museum’s teen program listen to thoughts on mediation from Dayton Mediation Center director, Arch Grieve.

NY Peace Institute founder and NYU professor, Brad Heckmen gives the keynote address at this year’s annual Nobel Peace Prize luncheon in December 2018.

NY Peace Institute founder and NYU professor, Brad Heckmen gives the keynote address at this year’s annual Nobel Peace Prize luncheon in December 2018.

The sold out Nobel Peace Prize luncheon was held again at Sinclair Community College.

The sold out Nobel Peace Prize luncheon was held again at Sinclair Community College.

The Museum’s teens had their own table and feasted on the buffet lunch.

The Museum’s teens had their own table and feasted on the buffet lunch.

Long-time Museum volunteers, Bill and Marylou Meers greet visitors for the December Nobel Peace Prize event at Sinclair College.

Long-time Museum volunteers, Bill and Marylou Meers greet visitors for the December Nobel Peace Prize event at Sinclair College.

Mentors and students of the teen TIPS program meet for food and fun at #nightatthepeacemuseum.

Mentors and students of the teen TIPS program meet for food and fun at #nightatthepeacemuseum.

Five University of Dayton senior engineering students study blueprints of the Museum to help them design an elevator in an historic building. The goal is to make the Museum accessible to everyone, regardless of physical limitations. The current staircases prohibit some visitors from reaching the upper floors.

Five University of Dayton senior engineering students study blueprints of the Museum to help them design an elevator in an historic building. The goal is to make the Museum accessible to everyone, regardless of physical limitations. The current staircases prohibit some visitors from reaching the upper floors.

Kroger


Do you have a passion for peace? Bring your talents and join us. See the Volunteer page for details!

Kroger


Do you have a passion for peace? Bring your talents and join us. See the Volunteer page for details!

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Kroger Rewards

Did you know you can support the Dayton International Peace Museum just by shopping at Kroger?

It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card below, and select the Museum.

Our number is #GL207

 Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for the museum every time you shop and use your Plus Card!

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Local Peace Heroes


 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Peace Heroes:

Peace literacy happens when we learn skills and knowledge from everyday local peace heroes.

Local Peace Heroes


 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Peace Heroes:

Peace literacy happens when we learn skills and knowledge from everyday local peace heroes.

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PBX


The 2018 Peace Builder Experience


Hundreds gathered at the 4th Annual Five Rivers PbX to explore peace building that helps our region and world flourish.  

The setting was the new, state-of-the-art Dayton Metro Library and include a plenary session featuring Paul K. Chappell, live music from Rap artist, Kim Belew and Spoken Word artist, Angell Peace. Also included a new painting, Les femmes sont humaines by Patsy Ferrell as well as ten Break-Out Sessions.

Photography is by Andy Snow (360 and group still) and Heidi Gentis. Thanks to Patsy Ferrell for editing photos for this website.

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Fred Armet speaks to a crowd on September 16, 2018 about DatyonPeace and the Cities of Peace program at the new downtown dayton Metro Library.

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Part of the mission of the Peace Builder’s Experience is to recognize and celebrate Peace Heroes, which are “often an everyday person who accepts risk and succeeds in making the world a less violent and a more just place.” -Jerry Leggett, 21st Century Peace Literacy Foundation.

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Families


Families


This is what democracy looks like...

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Cities of Peace


Do you have an interest in creating new exhibits? The Museum is always looking for new talent.

Click on Volunteers to learn more on how you can help.

Cities of Peace


Do you have an interest in creating new exhibits? The Museum is always looking for new talent.

Click on Volunteers to learn more on how you can help.

 

 The Cities of Peace Exhibit Returns in May 2019

 

What are Cities of Peace?

 Where are Cities of Peace?

 Why are Cities of Peace Important?

 What is a Culture of Peace?  

What is Peacebuilding?  

How can we foster an  Economy of Peace? 

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Dayton was the first "City of Peace" and now there are more than 150 Cities of Peace worldwide.

Come see the exhibit at the Dayton International Peace Museum to answer these questions.

 

http://www.internationalcitiesofpeace.org

Ted Studebaker


Ted Studebaker


Click on the photo below to watch the video

This is the ABC News account of the story of Ted Studebaker, just after he was killed in Viet Nam in 1971. It was resurrected from partial film elements found in both the Brethren Historical Library and Archives in Elgin, IL and the Archives at Manchester College, North Manchester, IN and re-edited to replicate the original broadcast.

Ted Studebaker

Ted Studebaker (born September 29, 1945, outside of Dayton, Ohio) was a pacifist and conscientious objector who served as an agricultural worker during the Vietnam War and was executed by North Vietnam in 1971.

Studebaker was the 7th child of eight born on a farm in the small town of West Milton, Ohio. He was a devout member of the Church of the Brethren, and also excelled in sports and played football in high school as well as in college where he attended the small liberal arts school Manchester College in Indiana. He then attended Florida State University for two years pursuing his graduate degree in social work before he left for Vietnam. He also had a great love for music and was a guitarist.

While in Vietnam he volunteered with the Vietnam Christian service where he volunteered for two years working with a Montagnard hill tribe where he helped them with agricultural production. 

He was killed on April 26, 1971 by North Vietnamese when they first attacked the volunteers’ house with rockets and then invaded. The soldiers did not know who Studebaker was, they merely saw him as an American and therefore a threat and so he was executed. The lives of his wife and other volunteers were spared.

Excerpts from the webpage Military.Wiki.com

INMP News


INMP News


Newsletter


Digital Guide to the Peace Labyrinth


Digital Guide to the Peace Labyrinth


The Museum guide to the Peace Labyrinth: Quilting the Golden Rule is now available online to help before, during, or after your visit to the exhibit.

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Peace Literacy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peace Literacy Matters

What does peace look like through the eyes of a child?

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Peace Literacy Matters

What does peace look like through the eyes of a child?

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Contact page


Contact

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Contact

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Quilt Guide


Quilt Guide