I'm a grandmother of six with a lifetime of experience in educating for a culture of peace. I believe that peace is not only possible, it's inevitable. We can find it everywhere, if we have eyes to see and ears to hear. We can help to nurture the seeds of peace no matter who or where we are. I've envisioned this kind of collaborative peacemaking network for a long time. I'm so grateful to be here!
I bring the Wisdom of the Elders to support young people -- and those who care about their future -- in making the change they want to see in the world. I offer a wealth of spiritual, human and material resources from the many organizations I have networked with over the years. Together, we are Sowing a Culture of Peace for the Earth, Our Home.
I want to live in a friendly world, where people are curious and respectful about differences. What are some friendly ways we can bring people together to talk about these things? Maybe a little game?
Here’s the way we did it at Trilogy School.
Find some friends who care about your project. Choose a day (maybe Earth Day April 22) and make a poster, or print some flyers. Ask for help from governmental, education, faith groups. Business may provide supplies like bags and gloves.
It sounds like you may need some help with basic sanitation. T…[Read more]
Here’s a wonderful fundraising project for the Billion Trees Challenge. We invited the City Arborist to guide children on selection and planting trees for their community center. Another good resource is the Cooperative Extension Service. Or a nursery!
Pacha’s Billion Trees Challenge
You asked about a fundraising project — here’s one!
My city in Florida has an office devoted to tourism in our area, which has beautiful springs — and alligators! You might want to see if your government offices have anything like that. They can give you some guidance.
I asked my daughter, who has a tour agency in the Galapagos Islands. She said off-the-beaten-path style eco-tourism is po…[Read more]
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What a beautiful spot! I know some people who have developed ecotourism in Central and South America. It takes a small group of people who have a common vision — and commitment to stick with it over time. Are you starting this on your own? or do you have others working with you?
Can’t find a peace project for what you’re passionate about? Start your own.