Student Peacemaker

Peacemakers Award Program

NC Peace Action seeks to discover, honor and award young people and community leaders who are working on solving the problems that face our world. We offer an annual Peacemaker Awards as well as workshops, internships, scholarships and staff positions for students and young adults. See below for details on our Peace Legacy Fund and this year’s Student Peacemaker Awards.


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Previous Winners 

2015 Student Peacemaker Winners

2014 Student Peacemaker Winners

2013 Student Peacemaker Winners

2012 Student Peacemaker Winners

2011 Student Peacemaker Winners

The Peace Legacy Fund

The Peace Legacy Fund (PLF) supports efforts by NC Peace Action to cultivate a new generation of peacemakers. The Fund enables workshops, internships, awards, scholarships and staff positions for young adults.

We gratefully acknowledge the following Sustaining Sponsors for their contributions to the Fund:

  • Joe Burton, Raleigh
  • Curry First, Asheville
  • John Heuer, Pittsboro
  • Sandy Irving, Raleigh
  • Cy King, Raleigh
  • Slater Newman, Raleigh
  • Kim Porter, Durham
  • Bill Towe, Cary.

You can become a Peace Legacy Fund Sustaining Sponsor.  Make a commitment to donate or raise $1000 or more, arrange to put NC Peace Action in your will, or establish a trust fund to support the Peace Legacy Fund.You can also make a one time donation, noted in the memo line that your donation is for the PLF.

  • Help find other founding members to do likewise.
  • Advise the NC Peace Action director on opportunities that might benefit the PLF.

All donors have the satisfaction of knowing they are preparing the next generation to carry the baton of peace advocacy. Donations are also tax deductible.

Please join our Sustaining Sponsors or donate what you can. Your contribution to the future of peacemaking matters!