Peace Warriors proudly wear their t-shirts after a training, showing their commitment to living out Dr. King’s principles of nonviolence. (East St. Louis, Ill.) – It is one thing to talk about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence, but even more courageous to live out those principles on a daily basis. Teens in East St. Louis are doing just that as “Peace Warriors,” teaching Kingian nonviolence to peers and enacting Dr. King’s vision in their schools and communities. These motivated youth from Join Hands, a community-based nonprofit in East St.......
Please join us for our 15th Annual Christmas in the Kitchen with Mitzi MacDonald & Keltic Reign Benefit Concert on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general seating and available at Metrotix.com. Bring an unwrapped toy or teen gift and receive a child’s admission free. For questions or more information call (314) 602-5634....
Coming Summer 2019: Join Hands Peace Warriors Tired of the violence? Looking for something, anything, that might help stop it? Let the young people lead! “Peace Warriors” show other teens how to resolve conflicts using Dr. Martin Luther King’s principles of nonviolence. Teens from the Join Hands Dream Path Teen Mentoring Program Will be offering multiple weeklong training sessions for other teens in Kingian Nonviolence – Dr. King’s principles of nonviolence at the Ubuntu Center for Peace in East St. Louis Summer 2019! For more information or if you are interested in having teens......
Please join us for our 14th Annual Christmas in the Kitchen with Mitzi MacDonald & Keltic Reign Benefit Concert on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Sheldon Concert Hall beginning at 7pm. Tickets are $15 for general seating and available at Metrotix.com. Bring an unwrapped toy or teen gift and receive a child’s admission free. For questions or more information call (314) 602-5634. ...
Join Hands ESL has been accepted as a scholarship granting organization with the Illinois Invest in Kids program. http://www.revenue.state.il.us/InvestInKids/ For our Illinois donors, this means that donations to Join Hands for this scholarship program will receive a 75% tax credit! Scholarship applications are available at the Ubuntu Center for Peace during our open hours, Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 2:30. Scholarships will be granted in accordance with the Illinois Invest in Kids Act, subject to the availability of funds....
Join Hands ESL is looking to the future, as we build capacity to continue to fulfill our mission, serving the economically poor of East St. Louis, IL. One step toward this goal is Strategic Planning, a process to help define our direction and allocate resources over the next three years. We will gather information from many sources to create an image of where we are now and picture our future success. From this we will set Join Hands ESL’s long-term objectives and organization goals. We will be speaking with groups whom we......