Feb. 23: MCC High School Essay Contest – Are you a youth who attends a Mennonite high school or an Anabaptist church? This is your opportunity to express your views in essay format on critical issues facing U.S. society. Submissions are due Feb. 23, 2024, and may be in English or Spanish. The grand prize is $1000! Find out more about the high school essay contest.  https://mcc.org/events/high-school-essay-contest Submit essays to centralstates@mcc.org.

March 10-15: MCC Young adult Peace Camp in Black Forest, Colorado – Join us for an incredible week of hands-on peacebuilding training in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado Springs! MCC’s Peacebuilders Training is a learning experience for young adults hungry to connect with other young adults; root themselves in intentional, theological reflection; and apply that to the real-world work of peace and justice in their communities. Find out more and register for the Peace Camp. https://mcc.org/get-involved/peace-camps