100 years of nonviolence

Transforming September 11 into a Message of Hope and Healing

This event took place 6 years ago, but it’s message is well worth repeating.  On September 11, 2006, New Yorkers and Americans in 20 states marked the 100 year anniversary of Gandhi’s decision to use nonviolence. New Yorkers for a Department of Peace (NY-DOP), in cooperation with Sony Pictures, organized a one-day-only theatrical showing of[…]

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Emmanuel Jal – He Wants Peace

Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier from Sudan, has taken his story and turned it into some serious beats: a song called “We Want Peace”. Featuring strings by non other than Peter Gabriel, the song, like the campaign, dedicates itself to the realization that peace, is possible. To date, South Sudan‘s referendum has been a[…]

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Life Vest Inside – Passing on the Kindness

By creating an exciting and accessible kindness experience, we will become more aware of the opportunities that surround us and recognize our potential to change the world, simply by changing ourselves. By living kindly and believing in the inherent good of each individual, change is POSSIBLE! Charity work and community service are invaluable tools for bettering our[…]