No Name-Calling Week
No Name-Calling Week, January 24-28, 2011, is an annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an on-going dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying in their communities.
Visit the No Name-Calling Week website for more information, to join the network and receive anti-bullying resources throughout the year, and to access resources.
National Peace Essay Contest 2011
High school students can win college scholarships up to $10,000.
The United States Institute of Peace is holding its annual NATIONAL PEACE ESSAY CONTEST. This scholarship contest is for high school students who are interested in international issues, conflict resolution, peace studies, justice, and human rights. The 2010-2011 contest's topic is "GOVERNANCE, CORRUPTION, AND CONFLICT." The topic changes every year. The DEADLINE for the 2010-2011 contest is February 1, 2011. Entries must be received by this date.
For more information, visit the United States Institute of Peace website.
LPF Peace Art Contest
- Take action photos of peace related events/activities in your congregation or community.
- Sunday school art projects: draw a picture of what peace means to you.
- Pick out your favorite peace related bible verse to illustrate.
- Download LPF´s Peace Deck and create original artwork based on your favorite quote.
- Illustrate the concepts of active nonviolence and conflict resolution in photos or drawings.
- Take pictures at your local foodbank or feeding program of people helping people in need.
Jan 4, 2011
Jan. 17, birth of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Useful as a bulletin insert.
It boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Trumpet of Conscience