Center for Peacemaking Awards

Center for Peacemaking Awards honor individuals and organizations that embody the mission of the Center for Peacemaking, exploring the power of nonviolence. The candidates would have fostered peace in their communities through a variety of methods such as conflict resolution, cross-cultural understanding, relationship building, and structural change. These actions may have been demonstrated in any one of the variety arenas including school, workplace, volunteer work, or family life. The community that has been impacted by the candidate may be at the local, regional, national or international level.

Awards Categories

Marquette Community Member

The award will honor a current Marquette community member: faculty, staff or student.

Youth Peacemaker

The award will honor a youth who has been active in his/her religious community, school, family, or local community. The youth is a person who can be held up as a model peacemaker for his/her peers.

Artist - Plastic, Performing, Written

The award will honor the artist and his/her work. The artist may have promoted nonviolence through his/her art work or actions. Art can include a variety of media: plastic, performing arts, music, poetry, etc.

Organization

The award will be given to a regional organization (Midwest) that embodies the mission of the Center for Peacemaking. The organization should be actively pursuing structural change in society to promote authentic nonviolent development.

Individual

The award will honor an individual who embodies the mission of the Center for Peacemaking. The nominee can be a local, regional, national or international leader.

Alumna/Alumnus

The award will honor a graduate of Marquette University who embodies the mission of the Center for Peacemaking.

View Past Award Recipients

2011 | 2010