The Peace and Justice Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania

The Peace and Justice Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Our Mission:

Welcome to Peace Camp
Educating for Peace
The Peace and Justice Center is an interfaith organization created to educate groups and individuals in peaceful ways of resolving conflict
Nurturing Dialogue
The Peace and Justice Center is an interfaith organization created to nurture dialogue among diverse groups
Partnering for Justice

The Peace and Justice Center is an interfaith organization created to be a partner in the ongoing struggle for human rights and a just world

Upcoming Sabol Lecture:

“The Trouble with My Name.” Dr. Javier Ávila, King’s College, Burke Auditorium. April 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Ávila is a professor of English at Northampton Community College. He was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 

“The Trouble with My Name” is a one-man show that addresses the Pennsylvania professor’s experiences and views of race, culture and what it means to be Latino in America. The show features Avila’s poetry, stories, and satirical humor.

This event is co-hosted by the Peace and Justice Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Wilkes University Council on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity, the King’s College Economics Department, and the Pennsylvania division of the AAUP.

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