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September 2019

HOPE Fall Session 2019

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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This Class is Closed.  Please check back on this calendar; we will have the Spring session scheduled soon.     HOPE consists of five interactive, skill-building, educational classes designed to reduce the negative impact of divorce or separation conflict on children by helping parents learn healthy habits for more positive co-parenting. * Understand your child’s right and need to love both parents * Focus on your child’s needs instead of your own desires * Recognize relationship transitions * Develop effective communication skills * Minimize conflict &…

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Poverty Simulation – Peace Connections

Memorial Hall, Bethel College, North Newton, KS 67117, 300 E 27th St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Fast-forward through a month in the life of a family living with low resources Participate in guided role play. Discuss realities and the violence of poverty. Be part of the solution!

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Raw Tools Presentation

Memorial Hall, Bethel College, North Newton, KS 67117, 300 E 27th St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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In this presentation during Bethel College Service Day, Raw Tools will do an interactive presentation. RAWtools, Inc. partners with communities in an effort to repurpose weapons for productive lifelong purpose. The materials from the weapon will be forged into new tools. Each weapon will be connected to its new purpose, creating a story that will travel with the new tool. Students, faculty, staff, and members of the public will have the opportunity to share stories of the impact of gun…

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Resident Mural Community Cookout and Raw Tools Demonstration; Film: Inside Peace

First Church of God, 620 Fairview Ave
Newton, KS 67114 United States
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Following an early evening cookout and presentation by the group Raw Tools, we will move inside the church for a screening of the film, “Inside Peace.” This 57-minute documentary focuses on four convicted criminals whose pre-incarcerated lives were filled with violence and addiction.  During their time in prison, these individuals attended a Peace Class and began a struggle to rebuild their lives from the inside out.  Thanks to the class and the support of people inside and outside prison, these…

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KIPCOR EVENT – Palwasha Kakar, guest speaker

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us at KIPCOR's Kaufman House offices as we host Palwasha Kakar, KIPCOR and Bethel College Alumna, as she speaks on, "Women's Role in Ending Violence and Building Peace: Reflections from Afghanistan and the U.S Institute of Peace"  Palwasha L. Kakar is the senior program officer for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). Kakar’s distinguished career began in Newton, KS where she earned a degree in Religion and Global Studies from Bethel College, and served…

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Palwasha Kakar presents, “Women’s Role in Ending Violence and building Peace”

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us in Krehbiel Auditorium on Sunday, September 22, at 7:00 PM to hear Palwasha Kakar, who has dedicated her life to building peace and resolving conflict, speak. Her presentation wraps up a week of events at Bethel and in the community as part of the annual National Campaign for Nonviolence, and is free and open to the public. Kakar is currently senior program officer for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), based in Washington, D.C.…

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November 2019

Advanced Restorative Schools Training – Repairing Harm

Many schools have begun implementing restorative practices as a foundation for a positive school climate and community-building. Successfully implementing the values of restorative justice beyond Tier 1 in situations of harm and severe conflict (often seen at MTSS/PBIS Tier 2 and 3) entails a further set of skills. This training will provide participants the opportunity to learn, build, and practice the skills needed to facilitate problem-solving and harm-repair circles and address situations of severe conflict. In this two-day interactive training,…

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KIPCOR’s 2019-2020 Peace Lecture Series Presents Jasmyn Story

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us on November 7 for the first of three 2019-2020 Peace Lectures! 5:30 PM Reserved-Seating Private Supper with Jasmyn Story - Limited Seating Available - Register soon!!. Please join us at Kaufman House on Thursday, November 7 at 5:30 PM for a light supper with Fall 2019 Peace Lecturer, Jasmyn Story.  This event is a fundraiser for KIPCOR, where you will have an opportunity to interact in a more intimate setting with Ms. Story.  A free will donation will be accepted, with a…

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KIPCOR Film Series: Dawnland

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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We will fire up the projector on Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium to screen the film, "Dawnland." ABOUT THE FILM “My foster mother told me … she would save me from being Penobscot.” For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. As recently as the 1970’s, one in four Native children nationwide were living in non-Native foster care, adoptive homes, or boarding schools. Many…

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday

If you want to sup[port KIPCOR on this Giving Tuesday, we're here to make it easy! There are three easy ways to give. First you can always send us a check; just pop it in the mail, addressed to KIPCOR, P.O. Box 276, North Newton, KS  67117. Second, you can call Doug at the office at (316) 284-5217 to donate by credit card.  It will take less than 2 minutes!! Third, you can donate using the easy on-line form on…

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