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Yikes, Time is Running Out for Youth Artists to Enter Contest

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 11th February, 2014 | No Comments

2013 Second Prize Visual Winner; 
"Untitled" by Cristina Serban, 18 yrs
Reading, PennsylvaniaThere’s less than a week to go to submit artwork in our What About Peace? youth art contest. So spread the word now and help your favorite youth express their views about peace through art for a chance to win $1,000 grand prize.
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From Nobel Peace Prize Winner to War Criminal

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, What About Peace Contest, World News & Events on 26th November, 2013 | No Comments

What About PeaceEarlier this month the highly regarded human rights organization, Amnesty International made a bold assertion that US officials should face war crimes charges over drone strikes.
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Why Are Young People So Important to Creating a Peaceful World?

Posted by in Featured, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 16th October, 2013 | No Comments

Peace-is-Possible-photoToday is Blog Action Day, the unifying global day of online action when bloggers around the world all write about one topic. This year it’s “human rights.” The United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble begins, “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” Without human rights, there can be no peace. So this Blog Action Day Global Exchange Organizing Director Kirsten Moller explores why young people are so important to creating a peaceful world:
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Surprising Fact About What Top Three Winners in Youth Art Contest Have in Common

Posted by in Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 19th June, 2013 | No Comments

Scott Graber, an inspired art teacher from PennsylvaniaAfter our four top winners were chosen for this year’s “What About Peace” contest, we turned the art over and saw that three of the pieces, though very different in style and medium, had one thing in common. Find out what it is.
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What About Peace Contest Announces the Winners

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 22nd April, 2013 | No Comments

What About Peace Grand Prize Winner2013 “What About Peace?” winners are revealed here, plus get to know Grand Judge David Hartsough.
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$1,000 Grand Prize for ‘What About Peace?’ Youth Art Contest–Deadline is a Few Days Away!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 12th February, 2013 | No Comments

What-About-Peace-entriesBelieve it or not, the entry deadline for the 2013 What About Peace? youth art contest is less than a week away. And this year there has been an interesting noticeable shift in entries.
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“What about Peace?” Art Contest Winner Announced Soon!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 7th March, 2012 | No Comments

The jury contemplatesThe “What About Peace?” youth art contest deadline has passed and the thought provoking question has been answered by over 700 young people – using the medium of photography, painting, graphic, poetry, short story and essay. The answers came from all over the country – Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Arizona, California and far off countries including the Philippines. The winner will be announced soon. Find out when.
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What About Peace? Contest Winner Announced by Grand Judge

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War on 11th May, 2011 | No Comments

Christopher Minafo, 15 years old, New York Unity 2011 Painting WinnerThe following website exclusive was written by Global Exchange Executive Director Kirsten Moller who was the Grand judge in the 2011 “What About Peace?” contest for young artists, an international arts contest for youth ages 14 – 20 to express ideas and thoughts about peace.
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