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This Week's Peace Action »

[29 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Give a working couple or a single mom a break by providing them with a few hours of free childcare.

Level: Community—Peace Principle: Community
This week’s featured story came in from Alpharetta, GA, USA:

When I was a young girl, too young to babysit, I  posted advertisements all over our community offering to be a Mother’s Helper.  As a Mother’s Helper I would play with/entertain someone’s children so they could get work done around the house.  It was a win-win situation.  The mothers got their housework done and I got to play with children and build a client base for when I was old enough to be left alone with other people’s …

This Week's Peace Action »

[26 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Share a quote about peace with a youth in your community.

Level: Community—Peace Principle: Witness
This week’s featured story came in from Washington, DC, USA:

My favorite female peacebuilder is Golda Meir, Israel’s first female Prime Minister.  Below are some moving quotes by her that demonstrate her insight, dedication, and understanding of peace and her people.

“A leader who doesn’t hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.”
“I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.”
“It’s no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my …

Voices from the Frontlines »

[5 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Miriam’s Story

Nadra Mahdi
Sudan
Everything is changed. How can she hold her baby and bring him to their community when she has no husband?
What will she say when they ask her about the baby’s father? No one will believe her. It is a strange story.
But everything that happens after that is miracle. She births the baby and a voice tells her to eat from the palm tree above her and drink from the little river under her. And when anyone asks her about her baby, she must say that she has made a …