Students for Global Peacebuilding (SGP) promotes citizen education, action, and research about peacebuilding initiatives around the world. It engages communities on and off campus to enhance the role of citizen peacebuilding locally and globally. It conducts training workshops and organizes service learning opportunities where there is a need for peacebuilding.


RSVP at:

  • Tuesday, January 27th:  5-6:30 pm, Arts for Peace and Justice
  •  Thursday, January 29th: 7-9 pm, Keynote Speaker, Paul K. Chappell, West Point Graduate, Iraq War Veteran, Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, on “Why World Peace is Possible” in Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center
  • Friday, January 30th: 9 am – 6:00 pm, Peace and Justice Summit
  • 9:00-9:30 Opening of Summit with Paul K. Chappell 
  • 9:30-10:50 Kingian Nonviolence workshop “Restorative Justice--Practicing Nonviolence Close to Home” Kazu Haga (Founder and Kingian Nonviolence Trainer at East Point Peace Academy) 
  • 10:50-11:00 Break
  • 11:00-12:20 Social Justice Panel “Waging Nonviolent Social Justice Campaigns” 
  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch 
  • 1:30-2:50 Restorative Justice and Youth La Day Smith (OCDE), OC Gang Intervention Expert, Boys of Men of 
  • 2:50-3:00 Break 
  • 3:00-4:20 Introduction to Peace Leadership Workshop, Paul K. Chappell 
  • 4:20-4:30 Closing Remarks 
  • 4:45-6:00 “Voices of UCI Students: Advocacy Roundtable” OCCCO, OC Immigrant Youth United, 99Rise Color & Meeting of the Southern California Network for Peacebuilding

Center for Citizen Peacebuilding
Center for Civic and Community Engagement
International Studies
Student Affairs