Dove's Children's Peace Reading and Music List
Center for Sustainable Living, Bloomington, Indiana. The Center for Sustainable
Living is a non-profit organization that was formed by Bloomington residents in
1992. The Center's mission is to make available information, services, projects
and networking opportunities for those interested in exploring ecologically and
economically sustainable ways of thinking, living and interacting in our community.
Friends for the earth with a variety of educational resources
for teachers and parents. Monthly zine, lots of great activities
Whole Child Learning Network connects to learning resources for K-12.
Blues for Peace was set up in Israel to honor the roots of blues music and promote
peace and the understanding that ALL peoples have had their share of the blues.
Their motto is, "And they shall beat their swords into Guitars..."
A free bi-annual publication for educators offers teaching tools, stories, grants,
an idea exchange, news, activities and a variety of educational resources.
CenterPeace links together a network of holistic health facilitators, medical
practitioners, healers, teachers, artists, and writers who share a commitment
to service and dedication to helping create a more loving and peaceful planet.
The Peace Bureau is the oldest international peace bureau. The site is full of
information and useful links.
The peace prize is one of five presented yearly by the Nobel in his will.He wanted
to honor those who "shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind"
and that one be given to the person who "shall have done the most or the
best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing
armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."
Peace Action (formerly SANE/FREEZE, founded in 1957), its sister organization,
Peace Action Education Fund (PAEF), the Student Peace Action Network (SPAN), and
the International Office work through national and grassroots citizens' action
to promote global nuclear disarmament, cut military spending, and end the international
The Peace Resource Center hosts documents and links to further the peace movement
around the world through action, education, and information.
Seeds of Peace is a non-profit, non-political organization that helps
from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace, equiping the next generation
with the leadership capabilities required to end the cycles of violence.
The mission of The Fund for Peace is to prevent war and alleviate
that cause war. The Fund promotes education and research
for practical solutions.
It is a consistent advocate of promoting social justice
and respect for the
principles of constitutional democracy.
The University program attractsstudents and visiting scholars from around the
world to study peacemaking while building cross-cultural understanding among themselves.
The Peace Museum is a non-profit cultural and educational institution located
at 314 West Institute Place in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. It is
the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to promoting the cause
The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research is a collection of
analyses, ideas, links columns, global news and views. Their mission is peace:
learning to handle conflicts with ever less violence against other human beings,
other cultures and Nature.
Veterans for Peace, Inc. (VFP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and humanitarian
organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. VFP was founded in 1985 by ex-service
members committed to sharing the horrors they experienced in war. Their membership
is comprised of veterans from all wars spanning from The Spanish Civil War to
the Gulf War. These members are distributed amongst 86 nationwide chapters, and
dozens of international affiliations.
Heartland Peace Center is left-of-center citizen activism in a middle-sized Midwestern
city. In our projects and our style, we are trying to bring peace and justice
work to a wider, more mainstream audience. Borrowing a term from special education,
we say Heartland is mainstreaming peace, trying to make these issues and actions
less strange to the community around us. We also work hard to pass power to the
The Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research is an institute that works
to brings peace researchers, policymakers, and community activists into communication
and collaboration on selected projects in conflict resolution.
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom works to achieve through
peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice,
an end to all forms of violence, and to establish those political, social, and
psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all.
Witness for Peace is a politically independent, grassroots organization committed
to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. Their mission is to support peace,
justice and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing US policies and
corporate practices which contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America
and the Caribbean. We stand with people who seek justice.
Information about World Peace Day on November 17. Links and more information gathered
by the Peace Guy.
Youth Action for Peace, YAP is an international youth movement, with branches
main in Europe and associated group and partner organization elsewhere world-wide.
"... It struggles against the different forms of violence exploitation and
injustice against networks of ideological religious, sexist, political, cultural
and economic oppression. It supports all those who want to take their destiny
into their own hands, so as to build collectively a responsible and liberating
Peace Net archives, links and a wonderful collection of sites to a number of groups
and organizations and event information and photographs.
This site is devoted to information about Peace Pilgrim. Included is the entire
text of a little booklet and spiritual classic called Steps Toward Inner Peace
which outlines her pilgrimage and, more importantly, her peace message that covered
the entire peace picture: peace among nations, groups, individuals, and the very
important inner peace - because that is where peace begins.
Americans for Peace Now [APN] was founded in 1981 to help Shalom Achshav pursue
a lasting and equitable peace in the Middle East and to build an informed and
empowered pro-peace American public.
Coffee House - a weekly discusion group in Oldenburg, Indiana
The Peace Learning Center offers Peace Education, a comprehensive
curriculum incorporating peaceful living and conflict management skills, to groups
from throughout Central Indiana.
United: "a coalition of community members whose mission is to promote
educational opportunities that affirm the value of all human beings, bridge the
differences between people, and respond to hate activity in the community"
Education Resource Guides for Indiana Educators
Steps to Tolerance
An excellent bibliography of books, including young
adult and elementary titles, for dealing with hate speech
for Social Responsibility
Includes an especially good Resources page
Peace and Justice Network: Resources for Educators
An especially thorough
bibliography of teaching resources
and Tolerance in the Global Village
for the Study of Global Change
Teaching Sources: Bibliography on Teaching
Dozen Ways to Build a More Civil Society
The Teen Peace Inititive is a group of youth, parents, educators, community
leaders, clergy and friends of children everywhere who come together around a
passionate desire to take preventative actions in our own area, to support teens
who desire and wish for a peaceful community.
A Not For Profit Agency dedicated to fostering attitudes, skills,
and opportunities for living peacefully with self, others, and the earth.
HISTORY SOCIETY CONFERENCE
Peace Work: The Labor of Peace Activism,
Past, Present, and Future, April 25-27, 2003, Central Michigan University, Mt.
Pleasant, Michigan, USA., for a look at the tentative schedule,
Age Peace Foundation,
-has many resources including: Solutions to
Violence is a High School course offered by the Center for Teaching Peace. Solutions
to Violence is a High School course offered by the Center for Teaching Peace.
Students acquire a comprehensive view of the current global situation by learning
the links between poverty, religion, economics, governmental policies, technology,
environment, and education. In exploring alternatives to violence, students gain
knowledge about their life choices, for example selective service registration.
They also gain a context for their daily lives, like investigating the origins
of the products they consume, whether they were tested on animals, or what the
lives of the producers were like, i.e. their wages and treatment. Peace studies
education gives students the tools to constructively deal with the problems they
encounter on both a personal and global level, as well as it helps them understand
their responsibility for elevating the collective human experience.
Center Against Violence and Abuse
and Non-Violence Curriculum: Education for Peaceful Living, Grades 1-6,
by Cecil Ramnaraine
and Non-Violence Curriculum : Social Studies for Grade 12, (can be adapted
for grades 7-11)
- 25 resources to teach about peace and tolerance for cultural diversity
of the World Peace Project for Children
The World Peace Project For
Children (WPPC) was founded in 1997 and is based in the Puget Sound area. WPPC
is a non-profit organization dedicated to peace education for children. Through
unique educational programs and projects such as hands on peace activities including
art, music, education, and volunteerism, children have the opportunity to learn
and grow. The children develop critical thinking skills on the issues of peace
and conflict resolution through participation in discussion groups on these issues,
creating their own writings and projects about peace. They gain awareness of these
important issues at an early age. Early education in learning about peace builds
positive leadership in the community and strong global citizenship for today's
children and their future.
"Only Hearts" Peace Project is an educational, empowering and
fun-filled activity that can easily be downloaded from this web page (below) for
use in classrooms, after-school programs, and in homes.
Century of Nonviolent Conflict
Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
We Were Warriors. Defying
the Crown. Freedom in our Lifetime. Living with the Enemy,
We've Caught God
by the Arm. Defeat of a Dictator. More Stories...
people decide they want to be free, there is nothing that can stop them."
a Culture of Peace -
A Workshop Kit Produced by Canadian Voice
of Women for Peace