The McKay Center has developed a new internship program teaching peer mediation and conflict resolution to the students of LDS Pacific Church Scools. Four students pioneered the program this summer in Fiji and Kiribati. Read about their experiences and how President David O. McKay's prophecy is being fulfilled.
Rice Love -a local organization that sells unique, handmade products which help feed families in need- shared some ideas about how we can promote peace in our daily lives.
Read about James Byun, a BYUH alumnus, and the work he is doing in the peacebuilding field with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan.
Read about what the Peacebuilding program has meant to its most recent graduates.
One Peacebuilding student did a write up about "Peace in the Home," a workshop that teaches dating, engaged, and married couples how to strengthen their familial relationships and build peace in their homes through conflict resolution.
Two of our Peacebuilding students had the opportunity to join Professor Chad Ford on his most recent trip to the Middle East. Read about their incredible experience visiting Israel!
This semester's peacebuilding service project was a success! Read about one student's experience serving our local kūpuna.
One of the main goals of the David O. McKay Center is to help build and strengthen relationships between the university and the local community through meaningful service. Read about how peacebuilding students have been able to participate in service projects this semester.
This semester's Mediation Night was a success! Read about what mediation is and how students become trained student mediators.
The heart of the McKay Center is the hearts of its diverse students. Read about how so many students have influenced and shaped the David O. McKay Center for Intercultural Understanding.
The Restorative Justice class at BYUH recently took a field trip to the Women’s Correctional Center in Kailua. Read about one student's eye-opening experience visiting the prison and participating in a circle.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I want to make a difference in the world”? Have you ever wondered if it’s even possible, or considered just what it might take?
PeacePlayers International is a peacebuilding organization that started as nothing more than a simple idea, and is now transforming communities around the entire globe.