message of peace
According to statistics provided by a CNN report, each day in the US, 22 returning veterans commit suicide. A frightening and horrific statistic that Craig Klawuhn and Larry Anmuth were not aware of when they started a pilot Peace Education Program for military veterans in Asheville.
Parkland College is Saskatchewan's oldest regional college and offers a wide variety of learning opportunities for adults, including high school classes, courses in the trades, business training and university classes. The large majority of students who attend the Fort Qu'Appelle campus are First Nations people (In Canada people of aboriginal communities are referred to as First Nations.).
Otinibi is a small town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, located off the main Accra-Dodowa road. In this town there is an annual festival known as Homowo, which literally means “hooting at hunger.” Other towns of the Ga tribe—Osu, La, Teshie, Nungua, Ga Mashie, and Tema—take turns in celebrating this festival.
In celebrations large and small across the globe, people with a passion for peace gathered to celebrate International Peace Day on September 21. TPRF’s four short videos for the Peace for People 2013 campaign (Where is peace?, Peace is a feeling, Peace and War, and Peace begins with You) and WOPG’s 28-minute Peacemakers video were highlights in many such gatherings:
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