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And the 2014 What About Peace? Contest Winners Are…

Posted by in Stop Funding War, What About Peace Contest on 24th April, 2014 | No Comments

WAP2014winnersAfter months of going through the hundreds of entries that came in from youth all over the world, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2014 What About Peace? contest.
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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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Tell Us About Your Dreams for Peace!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War on 27th January, 2014 | No Comments

WAP2013AudreyMerlihanPoet Langston Hughes’ call to hold on is an eloquent reminder that the dream of a peaceful world can seem distant. And speaking of peace, the deadline for this year’s What About Peace? contest is fast approaching.
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$1,000 Grand Prize ‘What About Peace’ Art Contest Deadline Announced

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 13th January, 2014 | No Comments

2013 What About Peace? submission by Michelle BlubaughIt is 2014 and the deadline for the What about Peace? youth art contest is fast approaching. Find out when it is and who is eligible to submit.
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2014 “What About Peace?” Youth Art Contest Call for Submissions

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 10th December, 2013 | No Comments

WAPeacedoveWith two big anniversaries coming up, there is no better time to get started on your submission for the 2014 What About Peace? contest:
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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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A New Holiday for Peace

Posted by in Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 21st August, 2013 | No Comments

A of the classic art pieces Scott Graber shared with his students for inspirationOn August 27th in 1928, nations of the worlds sent representatives to Paris, France to sign a treaty banning war and committing to the peaceful settlement of all disputes. Now cities across the United States are hoping to create a new holiday in honor of peace.
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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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