Peace with justice
Pacem in Terris (Latin for “Peace on Earth”) is a 46-year-old, interfaith, independent, member-supported non-profit organization based in Wilmington, Delaware. Its work embodies a creative mix of hope and vision with pragmatic education and positive action.
Pacem in Terris (Latin for “Peace on Earth”) was founded by an interfaith group of clergy and business leaders (Rabbi Herbert Drooz, Rabbi Jacob Kraft, Rev. Albert Nielson, Msgr. Thomas Reese, Richard Rhoads, and Charles Robinson) in Wilmington, Delaware in 1967. For 47 years it has facilitated the active participation of people and organizations on issues and projects relevant to the quest for peace, justice, and sustainability throughout the world. It is an independent, member-supported non-profit organization whose work embodies a creative mix of hope and vision with pragmatic education and positive action.
Pacem Education is a series of experiential programs that provide students with perspective and information about critical peace, justice and environmental issues confronting our world. Most programs are available in grade-appropriate formats for Middle School, high School and college level students. All are interactive, fast-paced, and involve the student.
There are six Pacem Education Programs:
Pacem Leadership Game: Leaders Now Not Later
World PeaceGame: Waging Peace
Climate ChangeGame: Global Weirding
Global Solutions Lab: Real World Problems and Solutions
Global Perspectives: Seeing the Forest Not the Tree
Making It Better: Non-Violent Conflict Resolution Through Collaborative Problem Solving
To bring one of these programs to your school, contact Pacem in Terris at 302-656-2721 or here.
Activities and Purpose
PeaceSeekers holds educational events, public witnesses, and citizen campaigns urging non-violent diplomatic solutions rather than use of military force as a solution to problems of civil, ethnic, religious and economic conflicts. It continues to be a consistent humanitarian voice against war, and for effective nation building and reconstruction war-torn regions. It is against military occupation and the indiscriminate use of killer drones.
PeaceSeekers shares a vision of global peace characterized by justice, human dignity, respect, and compassion for all people. It supports providing international humanitarian aid, improving domestic security without sacrificing civil liberties and freedoms, and providing leadership in the promotion of human rights, individual freedoms and economic opportunity.
PeaceSeeker programs include film series, lectures, demonstrations and other activities designed to inform, inspire and empower citizen activists.
- We share a vision of global peace characterized by justice, human dignity, respect, and compassion for all people.
- We commit ourselves to reducing injustices that breed rage and vengeance, including division, hatred and violence.
- We urge our leaders to act with compassion and humanity in framing principled initiatives that include:
- Reaching out for the support and power of the global community including its many peaceful processes, venues, alliances and international laws;
- Avoiding loss of innocent life through indiscriminate and escalating military activity;
- Supporting and providing international humanitarian aid;
- Improving domestic security without sacrificing civil liberties and freedoms; and
- Supporting and providing leadership in the promotion of human rights, individual freedoms and economic opportunity.
How You Can Get Involved with PeaceSeekers:
If the above coincides with your values and vision of a more peaceful and just world, and you would like to express those values in a positive manner, contact Pacem in Terris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Peace with justice — for a world restored, thriving and secure, for all, forever"
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