"Hero of the Week" | full article
PLC Milwaukee was named the Shepard Express' "Hero of the Week" for September 19, 2012.
Peace Learning Center Day | read proclamation
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett declared September 16, 2012 "Peace Learning Center Day" in Milwaukee in honor of our 10th Anniversary!
Wisconsin Public Radio interview | listen
With Kathleen Dunn on September 13, 2012
Miracle on Canal Street | visit the website
In 2012, Peace Learning Center Milwaukee received a generous donation through Potawatomi Bingo and Casino's Miracle on Canal Street.
Faces of Hope | full article [paywall]
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 Journal Sentinel Photo by Benny Sieu