Who We Are

The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice equips and empowers our community to take direct, collective action for a more just and equitable Manhattan, KS. We are a group of regular people who work to create concrete change.


Our Theory of Change

We believe that by organizing locally with our friends and neighbors who are directly impacted by all of these same issues we can create change. We are the answer to create a more equitable Manhattan, Kansas.

Our Board

  • Chair (Interim): Cathy Bitikoffer
  • Vice Chair: Shana Bender
  • Secretary: Alex Van Dyke
  • Treasurer: Tana Warner
  • Operations: Kevin Bryant
  • At Large:
    • Rebecca Gould