Audience engaged at eventWith the generous support of our donors, the Center for Peacemaking hosts events throughout the year that promote awareness of and activism in peacemaking efforts in Milwaukee and globally. We hope to see you at an upcoming event.

Effective Lobbying Workshop

February 25, 2014 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Lalumiere 216

Learn how to use your voice to bring about change. This intereactive workshop is aimed at helping you to develop lobbying skills to effectively communicate with both state and federal officials. As part of the workshop, we will be practicing these skills by simulating district visits.

The free workshop will be hosted by Jennifer Betz, the Midwest Coordinator for Catholic Relief Services, and Madeleine Philbin, the Midwest Director of Catholic Relief Services, who have years of experience lobbying at all levels of government.

The workshop is sponsored by the CRS Ambassador Program at Marquette and the Center for Peacemaking.

Making a Living, Making a Difference (Student Networking Event)

February 27, 2014 | 4 - 6 p.m. | AMU Ballrooms

Are you searching for a career that allows you to live out your values?

Join us for a networking event designed to introduce students to organizations that are making a difference in communities around the globe and the individuals who have found careers that enable them to both make a living and make a difference.

Through meeting these individuals and learning about the organizations they work at, students can learn about various internship and job opportunities, as well as gain a deeper understanding of what skills and experiences help in being successful in these fields.

This event is free for all Marquette students to attend. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP.

Making a Living, Making a Difference is sponsored by the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking, Hunger Clean-Up, and the Peace Studies Major. It is supported by the Kohl's Career Education Scholarship and the Marquette University Career Services Center.

Eventbrite - Making a Living, Making a Difference (Student Networking Event)

Unplugged: A Theatrical Rock Show to Combat Rape and Despair

March 25, 2014 | 7 p.m. | AMU Henke Lounge

UnpluggedPaul McComas and Maya Kuper will present Unplugged, a one-hour program of scenes and songs to combat rape and despair, adapted from McComas' critically acclaimed novel.

This theatrical rock show will tell the story of troubled young alternative-rocker and rape survivor Dayna Clay, including her solitary journey into the wilderness of the South Dakota Badlands and her subsequent struggle to recover from depression, come to terms with her traumatic childhood, and secure a hard-won inner peace.

McComas is a Milwaukee native and two-time recipient of the Chicago Reader's "Critic's Choice" in Theatre & Performance. He has also published four other acclaimed books: Planet of the Dates, Unforgettable (a Silver Prize-winner at 2012's Midwest Book Awards), Twenty Questions, and Fit for Frakenstein. He has also received the Mental Health Association's Distinguished Service Award.

The event is free and open to the public and includes a post-show Q&A.

Eventbrite - Unplugged: A Theatrical Rock Show to Combat Rape and Despair