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Creative Peace Initiatives

CPI is always looking for energetic and creative students or community members to join us in our activities and to explore creative peacebuilding interests.

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Creative Peace Initiatives (CPI) is an established student organization at American University whose goal is to promote creative peacebuilding locally and globally. CPI creates opportunities in the Washington, D.C. area for these initiatives through: (1) Service Program, (2) Trainings, Conferences and Speakers, (3) Networking Opportunities.


To coordinate and support peace initiatives and creative peacebuilding programs domestically and internationally, academically and practically in order to enhance the American University’s mission of service.


To reach and engage students and educators in creative and meaningful ways in order to empower them to be peacemakers in their communities.

CPI Officers:

Irina Balytsky, Robert Lord, Brandy Pech

If you have any questions, ideas for projects, or want to get involved, please email