Zimbabwe: prisons launch peace education initiative

Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS) last week launched a peace education program that aims to address the mental aspects of prisoners. The program aims to help prisoners achieve inner peace, which will help them to live in harmony with others after their reintegration into society. The Mental Resilience Initiative …

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Spalding University launches anti-racism program to promote peace and justice through education

On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day, Spalding University in downtown Louisville announced that it is launching an online anti-racism training and professional development program that is aligned with its mission to promote peace and justice through education. “Restorative Practices for Anti-Racism Travel” is a series of virtual courses that will …

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Appalachian Peace Education Center Remembers Martin Luther King Jr. at 34th Annual Celebration | WJHL

through: News channel staff 11 Posted: January 16, 2021 / 4:35 PM EST / Update: January 16, 2021 / 4:35 PM EST FILE – In this file photo from April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. The …

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Communities In Schools ® (CIS ™) issues statement in support of peace, justice and democracy

ARLINGTON, Virginia., January 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Communities in schools® (CIS ™), the national organization that ensures that every student, regardless of race, postcode or background of marginalization, has what they need to be successful in school and beyond, has released the following statement today: “Yesterday morning our …

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UNODC will host a special dialogue on strengthening peace, justice and the SDGs through education today, get details here

Sign up for updated results UNODC E4J Global Dialogue Series: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is organizing its “E4J Global Dialogue Series” from December 1-4, 2020, which aims to empower children, youth and educators and promote the rule of law . As part of this series, …

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Leaders aspire to make Atlanta a global hub for peace education

By Maria Saporta As Atlanta’s top corporate and civic leaders continue to forge a multi-faceted relationship with Nobel Peace Prize laureates, a complementary effort is underway to make the Atlanta area a hub for the education and research on peace. The Atlanta Peace Education Initiative has already garnered support from …

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Editorial: We must be witnesses of peace, of justice in the aftermath of the elections

Elections are, by definition, fraught with tension, because they create winners and losers. But never in our lifetime have we been confronted with the very real possibility – indeed, the probability – that violence could erupt in the aftermath of election day, if not during it. A foundation of our …

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Prem Rawat meets with Italian officials to discuss peace education program in prisons

Nudges for Peace: Prem Rawat and Justice Minister Alfonso Bonafede discussed how the peace education program can help foster personal rehabilitation in correctional facilities and beyond. It is about recognizing what can help people who are in desperate circumstances, so that our communities, our societies, and even our countries and …

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The answer to a record number of crimes and deaths?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The escalation in the rate of homicides and non-fatal shootings in 2020 in Louisville is due to young adults and adolescents lacking the ability or knowledge to handle disputes, LMPD Homicide Unit Lt. Donny Burbrink said. Conflicts can be faced at all ages and at all …

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The Catholic Peace Community of Rome welcomes the episcopal appointment of one of its own

Rome – Advocates of social justice for religious orders around the world praise Pope Francis’ unusual appointment of a diocesan bishop to their ranks, saying the choice underscores the importance of their work and ministry. Divine Word Missionary Fr. Paul Daisuke Narui, who has served in Rome since 2015 as …

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