Peace Education and Action Center of Eastern Iowa

Promoting international peace through education, intercultural communication, public witness, citizen involvement, and personal choices


PEACE Iowa Annual Meeting. Sunday October 1. City Park, 200 Park Rd. Iowa City, Shelter 8. 'Beloved Community: The Friendship and Entwined Legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thich Nhat Hanh.' Stephen Pradarelli will speak about Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh and socially engaged Buddhism. Agenda: 1:00 pm Snacks and socializing, 1:45 pm Summary of the year's activities and future plans, 2:00pm Guest speaker Stephen Pradarelli, Communications Director for the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation. Shelter 8 is fully-enclosed and near the pond in lower City Park. Everyone is welcome! Contact, or visit

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PEACE Iowa invites you to a community-building workshop facilitated by Nathan Kleban: Peace-Building in Iowa City and Reactions to the War in Ukraine. Nathan is an experienced facilitator who recently moved to Iowa City. Most involved with the Alternatives to Violence Project, Nathan has also facilitated Kingian Nonviolence workshops with Kazu Haga. He has long been involved with the Catholic Worker movement, and has lived and served in various intentional communities dedicated to peace, healing, and sustainability. Iowa City Public Library Meeting Room D, Sunday, Oct. 8 2-5 pm. Structured conversations; Community-building exercises; Connecting as advocates for peace.

Registration for this free workshop is encouraged (but not required).
Please help us plan by registering with this link.

Georgiane and Nancy standing outdoors behind a table containing books, bumper stickers, and buttons. A banner with the PEACE Iowa logo hangs behind them.
PEACE Iowa volunteers Georgiane and Nancy at our booth at the 2019 Iowa City Soul & Blues Fest.

A man and woman standing outdoors in front of a table containing a map of Africa
The first visitors to name 3 countries on an unlabeled map of Africa at our booth at the 2019 Iowa City Soul & Blues Fest.

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