Pennsylvania

Peace Islands Institute Pennsylvania Events 

Retreat Camp...

The PA branch of Peace Islands Institute invited its Advisory Board members and other close friends to the first ever retreat camp held February 25-26, 2016 in Bethlehem, PA. This camp was well attended by at least 20 guests, along with guest speakers from Alliance for Shared Values, PA Turkish Cultural Center, Peace Islands Institute […]

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2016 Civil...

Peace Islands Institute (PII) co-sponsored and TccPenn The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus’ (PLBC) 2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony Peace Islands Institute (PII) co-sponsored and TccPenn The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus’ (PLBC) 2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony on Saturday, January 16th. The ceremony took place at the African American Museum in Center City, Philadelphia […]

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Mayor Kenny...

On Wednesday, January 6, PII joined the Religious Leaders Council which held an Inaugural Interfaith Prayer Gathering for Mayor Jim Kenney. The event was hosted at The Salvation Army Kroc Center of Philadelphia. The clergy shared their sacred texts, music, and prayers for the new mayor and elected officials of Philadelphia.the gathering drew more than […]

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Interfaith...

Philadelphia (Nov. 24, 2015) – Peace Islands Institute and various community congregations including the Holy Trinity Episcopal church, Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir, First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, First Presbyterian Church, First Unitarian Universalist Church, Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, and Welcome Church participated in an Interfaith Thanksgiving community gathering sponsored by […]

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Legacy Award...

The Philadelphia branch of Peace Islands Institute (PII) held its Legacy Awards Ceremony on November 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. This is an annual flagship event, formerly called the Annual Friendship Dinner and Awards Ceremony, organized by PII to recognize individuals or groups whose accomplishments exemplifies the commitments PII advocates. The Legacy […]

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What can men do...

Men can prevent Family Violence ‘Men Can’ meeting was held on Thursday, October 1st in LOVE Park located in downtown Philadelphia. Lutheran Settlement House hosted the event where the focus was on preventing family violence. Peace Islands Institute (PII) Philadelphia was one of the sponsors. Participation was very high. The aim of the event was […]

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