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Thank you to our 2011 Volunteers
who help youth be peacemakers

ABOUT US

WHY WE’RE HERE:

We invite youth, worldwide, to  think outside the box, offer new ideas and constructs for peace.  To be original. What About Peace ? is our way to encourage and reward the clear thinking and powerful ideas of our young people.

WHO WE ARE:

  • We’re believers in PEACE. 
  • We’re passionate business persons, people of faith, artists. 
  • We’re volunteers who jury entries,  stuff envelopes, hang shows of winning entries, organize, e-mail, read and record entries, stick stamps--in short make What About Peace ? possible. 
  • We’re young people who pour out their hearts about peace at home.  We’re youth who care about peace and war and conflict and getting along. 
  • We’re teachers who advise and cajole and encourage questions and answers about peace. 
  • We’re youth organizers, youth supporters, who want peace for our world.
  • We’re professionals who give our time as jurors and judges.
  • We’re retirees who can follow our hearts and consciences towards peace.

 

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Kim Komenich, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer with the San Francisco Chronicle, acted as our photo judge in 2007 and 2008.

 

 

 

 

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Our annual mailing in October announced the contest for 2009.  It takes many hands to send out 2000+ invitations!

 

 

 

 

What About Peace ? is a joint program of Global Exchange & Jadetree Three.

Jadetree Three is a California trust dedicated to peace and social justice worldwide.

Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world -- helping to build people-to-people ties.

We’re Global Exchange, an international human rights organization proud to host and sponsor What About Peace. www.globalexchange.org

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