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Peace First, Inc (formerly Peace Games).

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: November 26, 2013, 10:12 PM

Description

Peace First (peacefirst.org), which began as a response to the sky-rocketing youth homicide rates in the early 90s, works in partnership with schools to build safe, effective school climates where children learn how to be engaged and active citizens. The heart of this program is a Pre-K-8 service-learning curriculum integrated weekly into the academic frameworks of the school, taught by young adult volunteers in partnership with the classroom teacher. This work is supported by intense coaching with principals and lead teachers to deepen their efficacies at supporting academically and emotionally successful young people.

Peace First exists to teach students to become problem-solvers with the ability, and the inclination, to create social change. We work with schools to empower students with the skills, relationships, and opportunities to be engaged, positive forces in their communities and throughout their lives. We show them they have the power, creativity, and responsibility to create peace.

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  • Communications and Development Intern - Internship

    Last updated:
    July 21, 2014
    Location:
    Boston, MA, US
    Description:
    Organization Overview: Peace First,www.peacefirst.org: http://www.peacefirst.org/, teaches children how to act peacefully, inspires and enables teachers to tea...
  • VP of Programs - Job

    Last updated:
    June 24, 2014
    Location:
    Boston, MA, US
    Description:
    Peace First seeks a Vice President of Programs with a blend of strong management experience and entrepreneurial spirit to join the leadership team at Peace Firs...
  • Development Coordinator - Job

    Last updated:
    June 6, 2014
    Location:
    Boston, MA, US
    Description:
    About Peace First: Peace First believes in teaching, modeling and valuing youth peacemaking in order to unleash young people's ability to create positive chang...

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Website:
http://www.peacefirst.org
Government ID number:
04-3323467
Phone:
(617) 261-3833
Fax:
(617) 261-6444
Address:
25 Kingston Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02111, US

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