Living Peace Grant Allocations

Allocations for 2018 Adelphi Living Peace Grants (Non-Quaker Organizations)
Submitted by the Peace and Social Concerns Committee

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Criteria for reviewing grants: organization is stable, well run; Adelphi involvement; likely to address the issue identified; fit between community served and activity; money requested appropriate; possibility of positive outcomes; plan for implementation.

Emphasis for 2018 allocations: Prince Georges County; direct services to people in extreme need.

Organization Mission Organization Contact Adelphi Liaison Address

2017 Grant

2018 Grant

Acupuncturists Without Borders of the National Capitol Area Offers acupuncture and integrative medical care to restore vitality and renew the spirit of people suffering from traumatic stress arising from their migration history, refugee status, or exposure to racial bigotry. We create peace for one family, one community, one world – one person at a time. Alaine Duncan, Jamie Buss Elaine Duncan, Jamie Buss PO Box 204, Hyattsville, MD 20781

$0

$1,100

The Asylum Seeker Assistance Project (ASAP) Supports the safety, stability, and economic security of asylum seekers and their families. Joan Hodges-Wu Linda Rabben 3920 Alton Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

$0

$1,100


CHEARS—Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society
Promotes the health of all life in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed through arts, education, research, and action projects organized and implemented by community volunteers. Kate Prager Kate Prager P.O. Box 1841, Greenbelt, MD 20768

$750

$500

St. Camillus Food Pantry Provides nutritious and culturally appropriate food to those in need, most of whom live in Montgomery and Price George’s counties. ShaAvhree Buckman-Garner, Jean Guevara, Kris Leary Molly Parrish 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, Md 20903

$3,500

$3,500

Gandhi Brigade Youth Media A pioneering afterschool program that empowers young people in the Washington, DC region to use multimedia as tools to promote community building, multicultural understanding and the common good. Evan Glass Verite Igiraneza, GabeHoekman, Pacifique Vyizigiro P.O. Box 7381, Silver Spring, MD 20907

$0

$1,250

Jubilee Jobs, Inc. Provides professional and compassionate job preparation, job placement and job retention services to men and women with gaps in their work history and barriers to employment. The supportive community of Jubilee Jobs includes former program participants and an array of community volunteers. The energy of belief in each person’s “core of goodness” helps applicants move forward with newly stirred confidence. Erin Glenn-Hash, Carol Nezzo 2712 Ontario Road, NW Washington, DC 20009

$2,400

$1,900

Maryland United for Peace and Justice (MUPJ) Connects Peace, Justice and Environmental activist groups in Maryland with one another to foster greater communication, cooperation and collaboration on activities in which common cause can be found Tony Langbehn, Paulette Hammond Will Kastens 327 E 25th St, Baltimore, MD 21218

$350

$350

Prince Georges Leadership Action Network (PLAN) Creating an organization capable of addressing both the immediate and long-rang issues that threaten the families, religious institutions, commercial center and neighborhoods of Prince Georges County, Maryland. It achieves this purpose though relationship building and though the careful identification and selection of grassroots leaders and by providing them training in building capacity to act collectively in the resolution of the aforementioned issues. Coleman Milling, Rev.Harold L. Dugger Sharon Stout, Michael Newheart 10111 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway Suit 200A Bowie, Maryland 20720

$0

$600

Peace Camp (through By Peaceful Means) A summer day camp for young people in Baltimore City that is oriented around the core principles “Educate, Empower, Employ.” Serves 110 campers per summer at two locations in central Baltimore. Campers practice conflict resolution, study the tradition of peace making, learn about peace heroes, and get special guidance in areas like activism, anger management, and racial justice. Nawal Rajeh, Kate Titford By Peaceful Means c/o Strong City Baltimore, 3503 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218

$3,500

$3,500

Prince Georges Plaza Day Center (through Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment–CUCE) Create a community in which all people have opportunity to move toward wholeness by assessing and mobilizing personal and community resources. CUCE works with University Christian Church to provide program for the homeless and economically needy in the community, employ a part-time professional coordinator to assess their needs, guide them to appropriate community resources, administer the work of volunteers, and other activities the center conducts. Marcia Mityga Mosi Harrington, Sharon Stout  

$2,500

$3,500

Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition Promotes cooperation within Prince George’s County in pursuing broad goals of peace and social justice. Our members form a network addressing varied progressive causes involving federal, state or county policies, coordinating educational, legislative and other projects Donna Hoffmeister Alexander Barnes 6N Plateau Place, Greenbelt, MD 20770

$1,000

$700

Wider Circle Helps one individual and one family after another to rise out of poverty. We work in partnership with those we serve and with those seeking to help to ensure that every child and adult has the chance to succeed and the opportunity to live well. Erin Anderson Lisa Agogliati 4808 Moorland Lane, Suite 802, Bethesda MD 20814

$0

$1,500

Total        

$19,500