Tag: youth

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children – November 20

What if all the religions of the world devoted one day a year to prayers and visible actions to promote the well-being of children? It would make an enormous difference for peace, and send a potent message worldwide.

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Being Mary and Being Martha, for Peace!

Do you think of yourself as Mary in Luke 10: 38-42 (sitting at Jesus’s feet to learn and enjoy his company) or Martha (distracted by many tasks and feeling hassled)? …

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Resources for Students and Young Adults

New Media for Parents, Teachers, and Youth Useful links and insights on new media, computer games, books and more. The Path of Hope (Wall of Hope) Over 100 peace and…

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Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers

Racism and prejudice are fundamental causes of conflict and violence in the world. Churches have an important role to play in encouraging positive ways of handling conflict, bringing people together…

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New Media for Parents, Teachers, and Youth

Four resources offer concise information on several of the most pressing concerns among parents and young people today. Each offers a brief description of the most useful sources, web links,…

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Four Stories of Peacemaking

Excerpts from LPF’s newsletter, Peace Notes, for use in classes, workshops, newsletters. Dave, age 16, acting out his frustrations, broke a window of a car a few blocks from his…

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Audiovisual Tools for Peacemakers

Budget Priorities: An engaging, interactive computer activity for youth and adults. Previous users have said it brings alive the shocking imbalance in U.S. budget priorities: a vast amount goes to…

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Conflict Transformation, Nonviolence, and Justice

An Annotated Guide to Over 400 Outstanding Books, Manuals, Audiovisuals, and Web Sites Outstanding Introductions Lawrence Apsey, Jren Etames Brisaol, Kppler, Transforming Power for Peace, booklet of 17 brief stories (AVP, 1990) www.avpusa.org…

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Youth Facing Military Service

Alternatives to Military Service Community Service. For information on federally-funded national service programs to perform community work and earn tuition money for college, contact Americorps, 1-800-942-2677, www.cns.gov. College Aid Alternatives…

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