Greater Tacoma Peace Prize 2017 Laureate - Pennye Nixon

Our founder, Pennye Nixon will be honored September 28th starting 5:30pm at the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University. The greater Tacoma region is the only area in the United States with a peace laureate recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Tickets cost $60.00, a table of 8 is $450. If you cannot attend, we welcome a gift honoring Pennye. Use the donate button on the upper right corner of this page for gifts only, NOT Tickets.

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Etta Projects Founder Awarded Peace Prize

Aug. 12, 2017

The Kitsap Sun reports on Peace Prize Award and the work of Etta Projects Learn more.

Founder Pennye Nixon honored with 2017 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize

July 27, 2017

The Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Honors Pennye Nixon at a banquet - September 28th, 2017. Tacoma is the only city in the United States with a Peace Laureate to be recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Pennye will travel to Olso, Norway this December to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize festivities. Learn more.

Etta Projects receives national grant for Health Promotion through Dining for Women

Sept. 30, 2016

"Changing the World One Dinner at a Time." Dining for Women is a national non-profit giving circle dedicated to empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. Learn more.