Our After School Students Develop and Strengthen Reading Skills

Our Story

In 2001, with the support of then Boston Mayor Menino, Wingate Management opened the Operation P.E.A.C.E. Learning Center at its Peterborough Street housing location in Boston's Fenway community.

Seeing the need to serve under-resourced families and immigrant populations, Operation P.E.A.C.E. provides educational courses, youth programs and enrichment services to the residents of Boston's Fenway and Dorchester neighborhoods.


Operation P.E.A.C.E. was founded in 1995 in the Village of Bedford Pine, Atlanta, when thirty-three concerned college students united to help children escape from the crime and drugs that plagued their community. With the financial support of Wingate Companies LLC, and the leadership of then Executive Director Edna Moffit, these college students (and volunteers from Wingate's staff) joined forces to convert an old laundry room into a computer-learning center!

Our Partners

Operation P.E.A.C.E. is made possible through the vision and generosity of the Schuster family, the Continental Wingate Family of Companies and our community partners listed below. Operation P.E.A.C.E. is grateful to all of our supporters for their commitment to us as we provide free education programs for low-income families living in subsidized housing.

  • PEACE Students
  • PEACE Students
  • PEACE Students
  • PEACE Student Reading
  • Dorchester Learning Center Opens
  • Teaching ESoL to Seniors
  • PEACE Open-Access Learning Center

Our Mission

To enrich family and community life in the Boston area through educational programs, language courses and technology resources.

Program Centers

Peterborough Learning Center
78 Peterborough Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 267-1054
(617) 267-1058 (fax)

Peterborough Youth Center
42 Peterborough Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 236-8325

Peterborough Senior Center
42 Peterborough Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-7154

Dorchester Youth Center
Dorchester Learning Center
15 Norfolk Street
Boston, MA 02124
(617) 533-7940

Kingston Learning Center
14 Chipman Way
Kingston, MA 02364
(781) 585-2231


Because all of our community programs are free of charge, we are always in need of financial donations as well as donated goods and services.

Please consider making a contribution that will directly impact our free programs that benefit low-income families in our community.

Operation P.E.A.C.E. is established and recognized as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. While your charitable donation is tax deductible, please consult with your tax professional for charitable donation information and reporting.