Peacebuilding in the Pacific

Peacebuilding in the Pacific

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.

Promoting Peace in a World Divided

Promoting Peace in a World Divided

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.

From BYUH to UNHCR

From BYUH to UNHCR

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. 

Peace in the Home

Peace in the Home

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.

Peacebuilders in Israel

Peacebuilders in Israel

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!

A heart full of Aloha

A heart full of Aloha

This semester's peacebuilding service project was a success! Read about one student's experience serving our local kūpuna.

Meaningful Service

Meaningful Service

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.

Mediation Night

Mediation Night

This semester's Mediation Night was a success! Read about what mediation is and how students become trained student mediators.

the hearts of the McKay Center

the hearts of the McKay Center

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.  

 Visit to the Women's Correctional Center

Visit to the Women's Correctional Center

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.

PeacePlayers International

PeacePlayers International

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.