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Jeff Rudkin (IN '07) Honored by Peacemaker CorpsOctober 15, 2018
Jeff Rudkin (IN '07), who teaches at Lora Batchelor Middle School Bloomington, Indiana, has won the Peacemakers Corps Association's 2018 "Art of Making Peace" Award. He will be honored at the United Nations on November 8, 2018.
Said The Peacemaker Corps Association's Chair/President Carole Sumner Krechman: "Your outstanding leadership using video production to not only develop students' understanding of and sensitivity to profound issues such as bullying, xenophobia, the Holocaust and the importance of interactive global learning, but also creating transferable lifelong skills that will enable your young film makers to be tomorrow’s leaders and peacemakers on the world stage."
The Peacemaker Corps facilitates and supports peace and tolerance education. It is a collaborative effort among the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Friends of the United Nations and the Simon Youth Foundation.