The Peace Education and Action Center connects and empowers people to build a socially just, non-violent and sustainable community and world.

PEACenter Vision

The Peace Education and Action Center is a central hub for community organizing; providing education and resources to those working to bring about positive social change and inspiring actions that support a more peaceful and just world.  We foster a culture of peace through education; promoting sustainable economic and social development; promoting respect for all human rights; ensuring equality for all people; fostering democratic participation; advancing understanding, tolerance and solidarity; supporting participatory communication and the free flow of information and knowledge; promoting international peace and security; and supporting independent artists and musicians.



Currently, the Peace Education and Action Center:

  • Maintains an active library of materials related to peace and peace education, nonviolence, social justice, diversity and environmental sustainability

  • Sponsors Activist Tuesdays at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center

  • Maintains a website with current relevant information and links to other organizations

  • Distributes a bi-monthly e-newsletter

  • Sponsors educational, musical and cultural events, sometimes in collaboration with other community groups

  • Sponsors workshops and community dialogues on a variety of timely issues with particular emphasis on the skills and philosophy of nonviolence and building a Culture of Peace

Upcoming Events


Access the Sarasota Activist Calendar here and find out what events the PEACenter is sponsoring.



We have a local speakers bureau, a resource library and links to local organizations working for social change.

Get Active 


A number of local groups work under our umbrella including the local anti-racist coalition.  Please reach out to us to get involved.


The PEACenter is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and non-violent social change.

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Contact us:


​Telephone: 941-545-5635

Email: peacenter@gmail.com