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Becoming a Rotary Peacebuilder Club

THE VISION:

Every Rotary club will become (or support) a dynamic Rotary Peacebuilder Club.

Intention:

To provide Information Resources to all interested Rotary clubs on the basic steps to apply for and become a Rotary Peacebuilder Club, that is recognized on Rotary Action Group for Peace (RAGFP) – Global Peace Map.

RAGFP Objectives for Rotary Peacebuilder Clubs:

  1. To provide Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution resources for Rotary clubs (and others) worldwide
  2. To Educate, Engage, and Empower Rotarians (and others) in Peace initiatives • Educate: Enhance Rotarian Peacebuilder skills (Conflict Prevention/Resolution & Positive Peace) • Empower: Support Rotarians (and others) to demonstrate their passion for Peace, with purpose • Engage: Encourage Rotarians (and others) to directly engage in local Peace initiatives – and beyond
  3. To support Rotary Peace Centers (including Rotary Peace Fellow Candidates – and alumni)
  4. To Connect with fellow Peacebuilders – local to global

Benefits to becoming a Rotary Peacebuilder Club:

  1. Receive Rotary Peacebuilder Club distinction, from Rotary Action Group for Peace
  2. Inspire Rotarians in your respective Rotary Club to engage in leadership role(s) in Peace initiatives
  3. Raise your Rotary Club Profile in Community – as you serve as a “hub” to bring organizations together.

Steps to Apply for a Rotary Peacebuilder Club, recognized on RAGFP Global Peace Map:

  1. Form a Rotary– Peace Committee in your Rotary club (with at least 2 members)
  2. Have 2 (or more) Rotary – Peace Committee members join RAGFP ($50 annual fee each)
  3. Read (and agree with) the RAGFP Peacebuilder Club Standards, Read the RAGFP Peace Primer, on RAGFP website
  4. Complete & Submit your Rotary Peacebuilder Club application form to RAGFP – (please see SAMPLE Peacebuilder Club Application Form on next page)
  5. Your Rotary club will receive a Rotary Peacebuilder Club Certificate from RAGFP and will be recognized on the Rotary Action Group for Peace (RAGFP) – Global Peace Map

Note: Rotaract Clubs can apply for and receive distinction as a Rotaract Peacebuilder Club, recognized by RAGFP, (by following the same process described above)

CURRENT ROTARY DISTRICT 6690 PEACEBUILDER Clubs (recognized by RAGFP)

Columbus Rotary

Zanesville Daybreak Rotary

Columbus Short North Rotary

Zanesville Noon Rotary

Clintonville Rotary

Canal Winchester-Groveport Rotary

Hilliard Rotary

Newark Rotary

Dublin-Worthington Rotary

Athens Sunrise Rotary

Worthington AM Rotary

Cambridge Rotary

Westerville Sunrise Rotary

Barnesville Rotary (pending)

Gahanna Rotary

Gallipolis Rotary

Reynoldsburg-Pickerington Rotary

Wellston Rotary

New Albany Rotary

Portsmouth Rotary

Delaware Rotary

 

CURRENT ROTARY DISTRICT 6690 PEACE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

February 2021

NAME

ROTARY CLUB

 Peace Committee Role

Maryjane Shackelford

Zanesville Daybreak Rotary

RD6690 Governor-Elect

Craig Maxey

Reynoldsburg-Pickerington Rotary

Past RD6690 Governor, Advisor

Tom Carlisi

Columbus Rotary

RD6690 Peace Chair

David Pritchard

Columbus Rotary

International Service – RI Global Grant

Tim Shear

Dublin-Worthington Rotary

International Service – Mongolia

Darnell Perkins

Dublin-Worthington Rotary

Local Peace Projects

Deb Dingus

Newark Rotary

Rotary Peace Fellows – RD6690 Chair

Craig Klein

Wellston Rotary

PB Clubs Membership, IEP Ambassador

Gary Saltus

Westerville Sunrise Rotary

Fellowship Relations, Peace Training

Paul Kulik

Westerville Sunrise Rotary

Local Peace Projects

Nancy Kuhel

Clintonville Rotary

 PR – Raising Peace Profile, Local Projects

Jessica

Columbus Short North Rotary

Local Peace Projects, Int’l – Rafiki Project

Hala

Hilliard Rotary

Local Peace Projects

Chris Nemeth

Hilliard Rotary

Local Peace Projects

Emilia Alonzo Sameno

Athens Sunrise Rotary

Local Peace Projects, Rotaract Peace Club

 

Zanesville Noon Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Kevin Dennis

Gallipolis Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Steve Wilson

Worthington AM Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Michelle Davis

New Albany Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

John Williams

Gahanna Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Kathy Warhola

Cambridge Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Joe Evans

Delaware Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Craig Nelson

Canal Winchester-Groveport Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Steven Rader

Portsmouth Rotary

Local Peace Projects, TBD

Brandy Stephens

Barnesville Rotary (pending)

Local Peace Projects, TBD

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CONTACTS

Tom Carlisi
District Peace Committee Chair

Peace Building Grant

Grants up to $250 per club
Due Date: August 31, 2021

DOWNLOAD GRANT APPLICATION

Peacebuilder Series

Our every Rotarian/Rotaractor is a Peacebuilder online series begins.

Sessions are planned for the following Sundays at 11:00 AM: Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25, May 9, May 16, and May 23.

Peace Committee Objectives

Sustain & Grow District 6690 Peacebuilder Clubs

  • Current:15 Peacebuilder Clubs (to date)
  • Add: 10+ new Peacebuilder Clubs 2020-21

Implement Recommended RAGFP Peace Committee Objectives:

EDUCATE (enhance Peace skills)

  • RAGFP Peace Primer  RI Peace Education programs (ex. IEP Positive Peace)
  • Other Peace Education Programs (ex. ‘Every Rotarian/Rotaractor is a Peacebuilder” (ERRIP) online series • EMPOWER
  • Invite and support dynamic, innovative leadership opportunities for Rotarians and Rotaractors to foster Peace, through Rotary District Peace Committees
  • To encourage Peacebuilder fellowship – local to global (ex. RAGFP – “Chat with the Chair”) weekly meetings

ENGAGE

  • Encourage and support each Rotary and Rotaract Peacebuilder Club to engage in at least 1 Peace initiative in their local community
  • Coordinate at least 1 Rotary Peace Committee – district-wide Peace initiative
  • Encourage Rotary multi-district and global Peace initiatives

Support RI Peace Centers

  • Invite Nominations for Rotary Peace Fellow Candidates
  •  Assist Rotary Peace Fellow Candidates to complete and submit Rotary Peace Fellow applications to RI Peace Center (assisted by Rotary District sub-committee Chair)
  • Support Rotary Peace Fellow alumni in their respective Peace work and engage them in Rotary district Peace activities

Sponsor 3+ new Rotaract Peacebuilder Clubs

  • 3 Rotary District Peacebuilder Clubs supports current Rotaract Clubs to form Rotaract Peace Committees and submit application to RAGFP – to be recognized as a Rotaract Peacebuilder Club – on RAGFP Global Peace Map 5. Encourage Rotarian Peacebuilder Fellowship
  • To encourage Peacebuilder fellowship – local to global (ex. RAGFP – “Chat with the Chair”) weekly meetings

Encourage Rotarian Peacebuilder Fellowship

  • To encourage Peacebuilder fellowship – local to global (ex. RAGFP – “Chat with the Chair”) weekly meetings