What Peace Promise Consulting Does Best
Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experienced team of peace professionals. We are committed to creating a welcoming and non-judgmental environment for our clients to openly talk to us about their situation.
Through our dialogue-based process of conflict resolution, we work and listen to all parties involved to reach a mutual agreement. We have experience working with families, businesses, peers, and more which gives a unique perspective on conflicts.
We enter conflicts with neutrality and facilitate communication among parties to resolve disputes. Through a thoughtful mediation process, we work through conflicts to reach common ground.
Conflict is part of the human condition, and conflicts can escalate in destructive ways. Resolving conflict is the first step. Our peace builders will not only help you to de-escalate conflict but will teach you methods that can maintain an environment of peace.
Our Core Mission
Peace Promise Consulting is an international company dedicated to the goal of peace. We approach this goal by building long lasting peaceful environments and creating positive relationships.
Our conflict resolution team is ready to assist you in finding collaborative ways to achieve peaceful resolution and understanding.
We Create Positive Relationships Among:Families Businesses Schools Institutions Communities
Education through reality and personal experience.
Our School Trainings
School should be a safe place for students, teachers, administrators, parents, and everyone involved. Yes, school can often be a source of conflict. That’s why Peace Promise Consulting Professionals are ready to assist teachers, administrators, and students in developing conflict resolution skills.
Reach out to our organization so that we can build a lasting and peaceful environment together. We are ready to serve you and our community.
Our Trainings Include:
Developing Mutual Respect
Problem Solving Skills
Listening and Communication Skills
Family is the core of our society and one of the most important things we have as human beings.
But the blessings of family also come with both peace and conflict. It can be extremely challenging to handle our family disputes. Most family conflict comes from both internal and external sources. It often involves parents, children, siblings, extended family, and friends. Sometimes it is supported by past trauma.
But you don’t have to fight conflict alone anymore. Our team of peace professionals is ready to assist you in building long-lasting peace. You are not alone. Tell us how we can help.
Maintaining peaceful communities requires that all members must be made to feel welcome and accorded equal participation in a community’s affairs.
Peaceful communities cherish each other’s cultures and support diversity through acceptance and a non-violent approach.
Our methods for creating peaceful communities include:
Town Hall Meetings
A peaceful work culture is the key to the success of any business.
A peaceful work culture is the key to the success of any business. Peace Promise Consultants are here to provide training and assistance to organizations seeking to support their executives and employees in having the best possible environment in service of their work.
Our Trainings Include:
Pursuing Long-Term Goals of Peace
Tolerance and Patience
Customer Service Management
Utilizing these training strategies will help your companies and organizations to prosper peacefully.
Peace Promise Professionals have experience working with institutions such as:
Institutions are structures that exist around certain objectives. Peace Promise Consulting can enable the institution to find ways to reach their objectives more effectively by removing barriers that impede them in their work. We do this by helping them to improve their work culture, through the following:
Discourse and Dialog
Resisting Hate and Provocation
The end result is that the institution will be able to make its own choices about how to move forward effectively.
Our Peace Professionals
Peace and conflict are our everyday reality. Conflict can have the power to disrupt our relationships, values, tasks, processes, and environments. You don’t have to do fight conflict alone.
Our peace professionals will meet you with neutrality and assist you with mediation, and resolution of the conflicts. We hear the voices and opinions of all parties involved in the conflict and facilitate communication between parties. We will use conflict resolution methods to pave the way for peace.Let's Connect Mediation Tool in Myanmar
Meet the Founder
Makaya Revell was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His parents were government professionals, and he and his four younger brothers grew up in a country where the danger of violence and death was an everyday reality. He was just 11 years old when the current civil war began, and when he turned 16 the conflict touched his own family and he fled to the United States to seek asylum. Two years later he was adopted by Doctors Alvin and Elizabeth Revell.
Makaya received his B.A. in International Relations from York College of Pennsylvania in 2015, receiving numerous awards including induction into Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor Society and selection for Who’s Who Among Students In American Colleges & Universities.
More About Makaya
In 2017 he received his M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University, where he received The Pat and Jerry Mische Family Scholarship for demonstrating potential to make a significant contribution to peace and conflict resolution in Africa. In 2020 Makaya was a recipient of the Youth Heroes Award from the International Association of Youthand Students for Peace. In 2012, to honor his biological mother Marie Mambu Makaya, Makaya created a nonprofit called the Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation to assist orphans of war in Congo DRC. The Foundation now has an orphanage in Kinshasa and has provided assistance to thousands of orphans.
An Experienced Public Speaker
Makaya has been a frequent speaker at local high schools, colleges, and community groups on various topics centering on human rights and the consequences of conflict. In 2017 he gave a TedX talk, “Giving a Chance to a Refugee,” at American University. He is a fluent speaker of five languages: French, English, Lingala, and Kiyombe in addition to his native language of Kikongo.Call Now: (717) 668-3123
Dr. Elizabeth Revell
Dr. Elizabeth Revell is a licensed psychologist with over forty years of professional experience working with adults and adolescents, couples, and families.
She has worked in universities, psychiatric hospitals, nursing homes, and in juvenile corrections. She has had a private psychotherapy practice for more than thirty years, including private supervision of other mental health professionals. Her particular interest is in working with survivors of trauma.
Dr. Revell has also spent thirty-five years teaching at the graduate level and providing continuing education and training for human service professionals. She has been a frequent presenter at conferences in the United States and internationally. She is former Co-Editor Gestalt Review, refereed journal of Gestalt Therapy. She also has a record of volunteer experience including providing psychotherapy pro bono to refugees and asylum seekers through Friendship House and Golden Vision Foundation. She served as a Board Member for Achievement House Cyber Charter School, Bryn Mawr, PA, and for four years she served on the board of the Animal Rights Network.
Dr. Revell is recipient of a Community Service Award from the Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in York, PA. She has served as Secretary/Treasurer of Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation since its inception. Dr. Revell holds as Master’s
Degree and Ph.D. in counseling psychology and an M.A. in information studies. She has received a great deal of additional training, including providing interventions in organizational and family systems.
Mary Higgins is an educator with more than forty years of professional experience.
Ms. Higgins’ experience has demonstrated her facility with diverse groups of students and her capacity to create learning experiences that are uniquely successful in reaching students. She is proficient at enabling students to work together toward the best learning outcomes. She is experienced in curriculum development, research, and program administration. Her experience in delivering instruction includes a full range of subject matter.
Ms. Higgins has received multiple awards and commendations for her work. She has been honored by the National Park Service, York County Office of Employment and Training, the York Summer Youth Employment and Training Program, the LIU Summer Academy, Volunteer York, and she received a scholarship from the York Country Day Parents’ Association.
She also has a long record of specialized training, including training by the following providers:
The Graduate School of Education at Harvard University, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Office of Environment and Ecology of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, The Governor’s Institute for Social Studies Educators sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Capital Area Intermediate Unit, and the York County Children’s Advocacy Center. Ms. Higgins has a number of personal qualities that have made her a particularly valuable contributor. She is dependable and results driven, possesses strong communication skills and attention to detail, and she brings eagerness and enthusiasm to every team she participates with. She is a valued member of the board of the Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation.
Douglas MacKenzie received his degree in Business Administration at Roanoke College. For 23 years Mr. MacKenzie has served as Vice President for Business Development at Total Asphalt. He is a member of the Board of Directors and a financial advisor for the Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation.
Mr. MacKenzie is a mentor and respected member of his community and an accomplished individual. As a dedicated husband, father and grandfather, Mr. MacKenzie also works hard to develop the capacities of others.
As a human rights activist, Mr. MacKenzie has assisted many orphans in the continent of Africa, Congo DRC in particular. He argues that Congo is potentially one of the richest countries on earth, but the history of slavery, colonialism, proxy wars, and corruption have turned it into one of the poorest countries on the earth. The resilience of the Congolese people is keeping the country from falling apart.
Mr. MacKenzie helped to stabilize the financial committee of the Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of orphaned children have received assistance during Mr. MacKenzie’s leadership in the past several years.
For more than 29 years Mrs. Kobie Mickenzie has dedicated herself to serving others and her community. She currently holds an administrative position in the city of York PA. Her experience includes: diversified business support, working with charities, fundraising, community training, and support of orphans of war in Africa, particularly Congo DRC. Giving back to her community and helping those in need are among her greatest strengths.
Ms. MacKenzie is a mother of four daughters and has 11 grandchildren. She believes that a strong family makes our society even stronger. She is an overcomer and enjoys sharing her experience strength with those who are looking for direction in their lives, giving them hope that they too can overcome.
She is known by her infectious laugh, and it is said that the same laughter attracted her wonderful husband Doug.
Melissa Guyer served as a teacher and school counselor for 25 years. She has been volunteering for Hope International Children’s Service for several years and is currently a licensed real estate agent at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. She is also a York County master gardener.
The Marie Mambu Makaya Foundation could not realize its mission and values without the support and loyal assistance of one of our members, Melissa Guyer. For over 10 years Melissa has been raising funds and advocating on the behalf of MMMF.
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