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Jill Drzewiecki to Receive Ambassador of Peace Award at St. Norbert College

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From St. Norbert College, September 12, 2022
by Lily Maier,, 920-403-3089

The Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice & Public Understanding at St. Norbert College will present the 2022 Ambassador of Peace Award to Jill Drzewiecki ‘99. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Hendrickson Dining Room of the F.K. Bemis International Conference Center, 299 Third St., De Pere. Registration is appreciated but not required. To register, click on this link:

The award ceremony will follow at 6:15 p.m. Drzewiecki will give a lecture, titled “Brokenness & Beauty: Peacemaking in a World in Crisis,” following the presentation of the award.

Drzewiecki is a gender-responsive education specialist for the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Rome, Italy. JRS is a humanitarian organization that is active in 57 countries around the world. It serves over one million forcibly displaced people and members of host communities, primarily in the areas of education, livelihoods, reconciliation and psychosocial support. Drzewiecki will share her stories and strategies about harnessing the presence and power of beauty to heal and sustain the fight for change and sustainable peace in our world.

The St. Norbert Ambassador of Peace demonstrates the qualities of a peacemaker in a consistent and outstanding manner: respect for persons, promotion of dialogue, nonviolent conflict resolution, reconciliation and forgiveness. The award honors Norbert of Xanten’s legacy of reconciliation by recognizing an individual who has been an influential advocate for sustainable peace in the world.

For more information, call the Norman Miller Center at 920-403-3881, or visit their website at

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