The institute is committed to educating for peace, justice, and the abolition of conditions that give rise to violence and war. Programs for students, employees, and the community are offered through the traditional academic curriculum, continuing education, professional development, and teleconferences.

All programs of the Institute are designed to encourage personal growth and wholeness, while at the same time developing the individual’s ability to:

  • determine and prevent conditions which give rise to violence
  • promote alternatives to violence and hatred
  • advocate action for rendering justice and making peace