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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

International Peace Day was initiated in 1961 as an annual commemoration aimed at encouraging all people to play a part in building a peace culture worldwide.

  • United States Institute of Peace Peace Building Toolkit for Educators: A resource for middle school and high school classrooms. Free downloadable kits (one for middle and one for high school). This Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators is designed to support the work of educators as peacebuilders. It is a resource developed by and for educators, to enable you to introduce peacebuilding themes and skills into the classroom.
  • Painting for Peace: A Coloring Books for All Ages by Carol Swartout Klein (Author) & Robert O’Neil (Illustrator). Carol Swartout Klein was so inspired by witnessing the spirit of hundreds of volunteers coming together to bring hope to a community in shock that she wanted to capture the story and art for posterity.