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2016 PLC Newsletter and Annual Report | full newsletter
May/June 2016

“Our Issues Milwaukee” (Channel 18/24)
Executive Director, Tara Serebin, was invited to share PLC’s work in an episode
on June 5, 2016.

“Hero of the Week”
PLC Milwaukee was named the Shepard Express’ “Hero of the Week” on
September 19, 2012.

Peace Learning Center Day
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett declared September 16, 2012 “Peace Learning Center Day” in Milwaukee in honor of our 10th Anniversary!journalphoto

Wisconsin Public Radio interview
With Kathleen Dunn on September 13, 2012

Heart of Canal Street
In 2012 and 2014, Peace Learning Center Milwaukee received generous donations through Potawatomi Bingo and Casino’s Heart of Canal Street.

Faces of Hope
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Felicia Thomas-Lynn: ‘The students in Richard Stauber’s fourth-grade class aren’t quite the same.No longer is there constant bickering in the classroom, “mean-mugging” in the hallways or fights breaking out on the playground.Those vestiges of conflict seem to have melted away, replaced by respectful dialogue, peaceful problem-solving and a cooperative spirit. “We’ve all changed,” said Takayla Adams, a 10-year-old at Westside Academy II. “We learned how to be polite and nice to each other. We learned how to be respectful.”

The turnabout in the students’ behavior comes courtesy of the Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee, whose goal is to counteract negative peer pressure and the use of violence to resolve conflict…

Milwaukee Public Radio interview
With Mitch Teich, July 28, 2008

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Photo by Benny Sieu
nonviolence • conflict resolution • peacebuilding