Pillars of Peace Hawaii

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

  • Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    Pillars of Peace Hawaii

    A catalyst for understanding more about the roles of compassion and culture in the practice of peace

Schools of the Future Conference

Pillars of Peace is partnering with the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, Hawaii Department of Education, Hawaii Community Foundation, and the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education to present the 2016 Schools of the Future Conference on October 20 and 21. There will be an Effective Social-Emotional Learning Programs track. For more information visit the Schools of the Future Conference website. Keynote and featured SEL speakers will include: 

- Dr. Marc Brackett, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

- Fred Dillion, HopeLab

- Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT

A group discount code is available for groups of 10 or more from the same institution/organization. To receive the code, please email Phil Bossert at pbossert@hais.us.

Grant Opportunity

The 2016 Request for Proposals is now available for the Pillars of Peace Hawaii Initiative – Building Peace and Compassion Through Social and Emotional Learning. This program offers grants to schools or nonprofits with a school partner to implement programs that increase social emotional learning and compassionate and mindful behavior in Hawaii's youth. Visit the Open Applications page on the Hawaii Community Foundation website for the "Building Peace and Compassion Through Social and Emotional Learning” RFP and to find more details including an informational webinar and to get a copy of the RFP. There is also an RFP for the Evaluation of Social Emotional Learning Program of the Pillars of Peace Hawaii Initiative on the Open Applications page.  

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Dorothy Espelage, Ph.D., began studying bullying in 1993 focusing on prevention and intervention — long before the 2011 White House Conference on Bullying Prevention that brought national attention to the issue. Learn more about Dr. Espelage's findings and ways to work against bullying in our Practicing Peace section.