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International Day of Peace is September 21

International Day of Peace is Sept 21

Be inspired by the many ways people around the globe are celebrating and rededicating their commitments to peace.



Peace Day Magazine
Check out the UN website internationaldayofpeace.org and have your students choose a way to let the world know they care too.

Peace Day Magazine is filled with events and activities commemorating peace in every major city on Earth. It also has inspirational stories about people from all nations promoting peace. There are festivals, concerts, marches, conferences, kids parades, and lots more.

Find an event near you, or put on one of your own!
[Note: The free Peace Day Magazine requires you to enter your email to access it.]




cover of the book Making Peace

Making Peace: Healing a Violent World

A prison inmate, a divorced parent, a pastor, a diplomat, a farmer and others tell stories of creating peace.
Celebrate Peace Day with stories of peacemakers from the pages of YES! Magazine.

We are inundated with headlines about war, crime, and shootings on a daily basis. Would you like to get your students talking about peaceful solutions to conflict, hate, and domination?

YES! is offering teachers a free classroom set of Making Peace: Healing a Violent World. This book contains YES! articles from some of the world's great thinkers and activists, including Joanna Macy, Jamal Rahman, Michael Nagler, and others, suggesting non-violent ways to resolve differences in our families, our communities, and the world.

Free classroom sets are available in quantities of 10 and 30 books.

You will be responsible for shipping. Shipping and handling cost:
For 30: $10
For 10: $5

Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery or choose a priority mail option for delivery within 10 business days.

Order Now!

Note: Online orders only please (no phone or written orders).




snapshot of September 2008 Newsletter

The above resources accompany the September 2008 YES! Education Connection Newsletter

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