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‘How can we be silent?’: Mennonite education is more important now than ever, says executive director of Mennonite Education Agency

Carlos Romero is Executive Director of Mennonite Education Agency. This article originally ran in the January issue of The Mennonite magazine, focused on education.  I can’t remember living in a ... read more about ‘How can we be silent?’: Mennonite education is more important now than ever, says executive director of Mennonite Education Agency

EMU alumni RaMona Stahl is the Welcome Center coordinator for Harrisonburg City Public Schools. RaMona meets with Hemen Mohammed and Basazzin Abdullah to discuss their son’s class selection.  They have moved to Harrisonburg from Kurdistan. Left to right, Hemen Mohammed, RaMona Stahl, Basazzin Abdullah.

English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine

In a time of rapid change and new demographics in the United States, some communities are better equipped to respond to integration of non-English-speaking immigrant and refugee populations. Because of ... read more about English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine

Photos for Kellog announcement.

Graduate program in restorative justice, building on Howard Zehr’s legacy, is the first of its kind in North America

In the fall of 2016, Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) debuted an expanded course catalog featuring its new MA in Restorative Justice program. In keeping with ... read more about Graduate program in restorative justice, building on Howard Zehr’s legacy, is the first of its kind in North America

Professor Judy Mullet addresses educators in a workshop on peacebuilding at the Restorative Justice in Education Academy at Eastern Mennonite University June 27-28. (Photo by Andrew Strack)

Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

Jonathan Stith invoked civil rights leader Ella Baker in his keynote address at Eastern Mennonite University’s Restorative Justice in Education Academy last week. Stith, who is national coordinator at the ... read more about Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments