At the June 11 celebration of JRPC’s 30 years, and Jeannette Rankin’s birthday, a Declaration naming Betsy Mulligan-Dague as Peacemaker of the Decade was presented to her by members of the Missoula peacemaking community. On Monday, June 13 I had the pleasure of meeting Betsy at the Peace Park to determine the exact spot where she would like to have a bench in her honor placed. It was installed on Thursday between the two pine trees, west of the rock wall and bell.
Every spring I get the privilege of announcing our annual Peacemaker. This year as we celebrate 30 years in Missoula, we also celebrate our 30th Peacemaker. Let me introduce you to Patrick Weasel Head. Continue reading
We are looking for Missoula peacemakers. Who do you know who walks the walk daily; who bravely addresses conflict; who makes justice for all central to everything they do; who is not afraid to stir the waters a little — or a lot; who is brave enough to speak the truth; who teaches us to be better; who inspires you? Continue reading
I would like to introduce you to the 2015 Peacemakers, Kathi and Glenn “Woody” Wood. They have spent a lifetime doing things with great love for people all around the world, having both been raised to believe that service was their obligation as citizens of the world. Continue reading