On Earth Peace Assembly, Inc.

Developing Leadership for Justice & Peace

aka On Earth Peace   |   Lindenhurst, IL   |  www.onearthpeace.org

Mission

We develop and walk with leaders and communities who work for justice and peace

Ruling year info

1982

Executive Director

Bill Scheurer

Main address

387 Northgate Rd 601 Main St

Lindenhurst, IL 60046 USA

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EIN

52-1223330

NTEE code info

Religious Leadership, Youth Development (O55)

Urban, Community (S31)

Christian (X20)

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Our programs

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Peace Education

Developing leadership for peace in each generation Youth training programs in 7 states empower at-risk youth with new understandings and skills to deal effectively and positively with conflict and violence in their lives.
Creative programs for younger children teach peacemaking and give the children a way to express their own hopes for peace on large murals which are displayed in the community.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Teaching and leading healthy, faithful responses to conflict, and effective decision-making
Conflict transformation training for campers and camp staff
Leadership-in-conflict skills for pastors and other church leaders
Mediation and facilitation services for churches, families and community groups

Population(s) Served
Adults

Nurturing Spirit-filled discipleship and active response to violence. Over 200 churches in the US and other countries have participated in International Day of Prayer for Peace, with the help of On Earth Peace, and many of them have built new partnerships and violence reduction ministries in their communities. Nonviolence organizing. Congregational and community leaders from across the US, as well as from Africa and Asia, have gained new skills and approaches to spiritually-grounded community nonviolence organizing through their participation with On Earth Peace.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Annual inter-generational music and story-telling camp:  "Song and Story Fest"
Programs on reconciliation, peace-building, and violence reduction for all ages, at conferences and other events.
Printed materials and other resources for all who seek to build a more just and peaceful world.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Families

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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A Community of Practice for Justice & Peace

Active Nonviolence & Conflict Transformation

We have an extensive community of practitioners with wide and deep experience in a range of frameworks and disciplines for building justice and peace.

We have brought a historically majority-white organization and community into deeper and broader engagement with racial justice and other liberation movements. We have renewed the anti-war commitment of our community. We have deeply and widely instilled healthy conflict transformation skills.

Financials

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On Earth Peace Assembly, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 7/12/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Melisa Leiter-Grandison

Veritas Prep Public Schools

Term: 2013 - 2022


Board co-chair

Irvin Heishman

West Charleston Church of the Brethren

Term: 2015 - 2025

Jordan Bles

Iowa Environmental Council

Caitlin Haynes

University of Maryland Medical Center

Melisa Leiter-Grandison

Veritas Prep Public Schools

Irvin Heishman

West Charleston Church of the Brethren

Beverly Eikenberry

Education for Conflict Resolution

Carla Gillespie

Good Shepherd Church of the Brethren

Jennifer Keeney Scarr

Trotwood Church of the Brethren

Cindy Weber-Han

DuPage County, Illinois

Lucas Al-Zoughbi

Michigan State University

George Barnhart

Self-Employed

Bill Scheurer

On Earth Peace

Louise Knight

Attorney/Business Owner

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

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Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

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