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My MasterPeace Moment

My MasterPeace Moment

Everyone has a story – some big, others small. A miracle that happens in your life, a wonder, to pass on. Miracles that happened, because you made them happen. Because of your work, people’s lives got impacted, whether directly or indirectly. We at Peace is Sexy and...

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Liberate Yourself for Passover

Liberate Yourself for Passover

With the Judeo-Christian world focusing on liberation and redemption because of the Passover and Easter holidays that are coming up, we thought you might enjoy this interfaith and inter-cultural Passover Haggadah, originally written by Marianne Perez de Fransius and Karen...

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Burka Avenger – No Ordinary Pakistani Girl

Burka Avenger – No Ordinary Pakistani Girl

What do you get when a Pakistani pop star creates a superhero series designed to empower girls and women? None other than Burka Avenger! She is the brain child of Haroon who created the veiled superhero to get the message out that girls should be allowed to go to school. The...

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Let’s KISS – Keep It Super Simple

Let’s KISS – Keep It Super Simple

Nowadays it’s much more “accepted” to be subjected to psychological or verbal abuse than physical abuse. Due to this social tolerance and the apparent subjective nature of such abuse it can be considerably harder to deal with it or to even imagine that it could subside....

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Defining Conflict – Peace Education Film

Defining Conflict – Peace Education Film

What is Conflict? This peace education video was created by European Peace Univerity Students in the Fall Term of 2008. Based on the World Café methodology, this video brainstorm session starts from the question: 'What is conflict?' and expands from there! This video is...

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ActorCor – Harmonizing the Religious Divide

ActorCor – Harmonizing the Religious Divide

A surplus of musically talented actors combined with a desire to address increased Islamophobia in New York City leads the creation of a choir dedicated to finding the harmonies amongst Islam, Christianity and Judaism.  The primary motivation behind ActorCor and its creation...

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Peace Superheroes – Engaging Conflict with Non-Violence

Peace Superheroes – Engaging Conflict with Non-Violence

A dynamic and varied group of survivors of violence come together in an urban environment to form a team dedicated to transforming the frequent violence that surrounds them. Over the course of the season, they work through internal and external conflicts which help coalesce a...

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Making Mediation Fun(ny)

Making Mediation Fun(ny)

In his recent TEDx Talk, Brad Heckman, Director of the New York Peace Institute, explains mediation in a fun and interactive way using his own drawings (like this one) and cheesy puns. He introduces concepts like "It's not about ewe," "Dare to be dumb," and "Dance Zombie Dance."...

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Stories to Inspire You

Stories to Inspire You

Dietrich Fischer’s new book, “Stories to Inspire You,” is a collection of fables, stories and metaphors from around the world that teach themes of peace and nonviolence. Illustrated by Altynay Baihodjoeva, it comes out this week on Transcend University Press. As any of...

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Acting, gaming, simulating for peace

Acting, gaming, simulating for peace

There are plenty of games that teach and reinforce violence, but there’s also a growing number of games for peace. Here are just a few… Which other ones do you have experience with? Who says that violence is cooler and more fun than peace? Sure, with all the violence...

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