13 Day hiking and biking field adventure to Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve in Southern Vietnam. February 22, 2018 to March 9, 2018.
Can educational nature tourism be a positive force for conservation? If so, under what circumstances? That’s what we consider in detail during this intensive two-week field adventure to the Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve in Vietnam.
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Photos from 2016 trip.
Peace/Piece Party 2017
2017 Peace Party Scheduled for Sunday October 15 at 3 pm in the Home Arts Building at Missoula County Fairgrounds. The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center invites the entire community to whoop it up at the 2017 Peace Party. Appropriate to these times, this year’s theme is “Peacing it Together”.
The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center and The Roxy Theater have been jointly hosting the Resistance Now series of essential and political films. This month’s film is TOMORROW, an award winning environmental documentary highlighting how bottom-up community action regarding food, energy, finance, democracy and education can have a meaningful impact toward positive outcomes. Continue reading
This weekend we will spend extra time with our families as we enjoy a Memorial Day holiday from work. Memorial Day was originally known as “Decoration Day” because it was a time set aside to honor the nation’s Civil War dead by decorating their graves. It was started by two Mississippi mothers who laid wreaths on the graves of soldiers both Confederate and Union, because, “after all, they are somebody’s sons.” Continue reading
The 2017 Un-Conference on June 10. Read All About it!
The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center presents “Beyond Us And Them: What is Possible?” a day-long “un-conference”. A key foundation of our work for peace is encouraging the dialogue and connections that build understanding among the huge variety of people on this planet. Our world is changing rapidly. It demands that we learn to cut through the mounting divisions—both within and outside the choir—that keep us separated to meet the unquestionable challenges of the emerging future together. When divisions dominate—whether politics, economics, cultures, issues, or opinions—we remain stuck in a worldview that is destined to fail.
We ask you to join us as we search for the courage, compassion, and respect to learn these skills, build these new connections, and imagine the world that is possible. Continue reading for more information and to register. Continue reading