History
About Us
The P.E.A.C.E. Initiative
1443 S St Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX  78210

(210) 533-2729
(210) 533-0880 FAX
Helpful Numbers

National Domestic
Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

Battered Women's
Shelter
(210) 733-8810
(San Antonio/Bexar County)

Family Justice Center
(210) 631-0100
1123 N. Main, Ste. 100
The P.E.A.C.E. Initiative is a private non-profit organization established in
1990 under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Order of Benedictine
Sisters to address the issues of domestic violence impacting the city.  

In January 2003, the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative spun off on our own and in June
of 2003 we received our own 501 (c) (3) notification from the IRS.  Our
membership consists of 48 public and private institutions, grassroots
organizations and individuals working collaboratively to end family
violence.
Mission
The mission of the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative is to educate the community
about the extent, and often-deadly consequences of domestic violence
and to respond effectively through collaborative efforts.
Staff
Patricia S. Castillo, L.M.S.W.
Executive Director
patpeacesa@gmail.com


Veronica Davila
Administrative Assistant
Board of Directors
President
Dayla Pepi
Attorney, St. Mary's Center for
Legal & Social Justice
Secretary
Christine Ortega
Area Marketing Manager,
Southwest Airlines
Treasurer
Jane Shafer
F.A.C.T. Program Director, SAPD
Director
Judge Mary Roman
District Court Judge, Bexar County
Director
Rachel Cavazos
Housing Authority of Bexar County
Director
Dr. Michael McMains
Psychologist
Director
Brenda Jimenez
Ch. 41 KWEX-TV Univision Network
 
Mary Lou Mendoza
Project ADVANCE*
*Addressing Violence and Abuse through
Networking, Client Education and
Empowerment
Contribute to the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative

  • Education and trainings on domestic violence issues

  • Coalition Building

  • Community organizing

  • Advocacy

  • Outreach

  • Systems change work with the media, artists, policy makers, survivors, community leaders, etc.
The P.E.A.C.E Initiative Activities Include: