EDUCATION, ARTS, ADVOCACY, & TRANSFORMATION

These four priorities guide the vision of the past 26 years, grounding the vision and driving our ministry forward.

A student and tutor study together as part of Peace of the City's Literacy For All program

EDUCATION

PROGRAMS

  • Peace Club (K – 5th grade)
  • After-Hours Academics
  • Literacy For All
  • College Prep

Rashed performs a lead role in Peace of the City's production of Anonymous

THEATER & THE ARTS

No matter what level of skill, our theater program embraces all young people, uplifting the values of ensemble, creativity, healthy risk-taking and joy!

PROGRAMS

  • Shakespeare Comes to (716) Theater Ensemble
  • Acting Classes
  • Private Music Classes
  • Dance Class
  • Production Work
Young men working on bicycle repair and maintenance with City Bikes

ADVOCACY

Peace Of the City is training the next generation of employees through comprehensive programming for our 12-18-year-olds. Through Job Readiness, Teen Employment, and our own Small Businesses, we are launching employable young adults into the workforce each year.

PROGRAMS

  • In Hospitals, Courts, Schools, and Homes
  • Employment Training
  • WorkForce Continuum
  • Small Business Development: Zieani Jewelry, Sanctuary, City Bikes

TRANSFORMATION

PROGRAMS

  • Spiritual and Emotional Growth Opportunities
  • Soul-Building Shakespeare
  • Teen Empowerment Programming
  • Social Justice Education

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Source: The Buffalo News