Archive for April, 2010

Faces of Peace ~ Valeria from Bolivia

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Faces of Peace

My name is Valeria and I am from Bolivia. This is my picture with the message “May Peace Prevail on Earth” (Que la paz prevalezca en la tierra!!!)

Join us in our 2010 Youth Campaign to spread universal Peace Message, “May Peace Prevail On Earth.”

Please send us a photograph of yourself, holding up your personal “May Peace Prevail On Earth,” message in your language.

We will be compiling the images and creating a short music video of the many Faces of Peace.  We will also be using your images on our News Blog.

Be sure to pass this along to your friends!

Send your Faces of Peace photos to annmarie@worldpeace.org

Peace Pole in Space

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

With the help of NASA Mission Specialist Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Bennett Elementary-Fort Collins, CO. will be sending a Peace Pole into space!  The Desktop Peace Pole measures 2-by-7 inch, from Bennett Elementary School.

Master calligrapher, Sylvia Godsey helped with this project and is pictured with the Peace Pole. Read more on direct link on NASA website:
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting/whatsgoingupsts131_prt.htm

Peace Pole at Fordham University, Bronx, New York, USA

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Photograph taken: April 11th, 2010

This cedar Peace Pole  is one of the many architectural details on the 85 acres that makes up the Rose Hill campus, at Fordham University.  The Peace Pole is located in center of the garden where thousands of faculty, staff and students traverse its leafy pathways each day.

Peace Pole on shoreline of Switzerland, Germany and Austria

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

August 8th, 2008

Mr. Antonio Boller of Switzerland organzied a Peace Pole Dedication Ceremony to celebrate ‘One Minute for the World’:    http://www.oneminutefortheworld.com/petition a movement supported by WPPS Chairperson, Mrs. Masami Saionji.

This  lovely Peace Pole was handcrafted by Thannacker Foundation and was planted at Lake Constanz park in Romanshorn, Switzerland.

Peace Pole Dedication in San Ramon, CA, USA

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

April 11, 2010

I planted the Peace Pole in my new front yard where I have removed the front lawn and put in all drought tolerant and native plants. Twelve joined me  to for a  Peace Pole Dedication with “peace” slogans, sayings, stories, and scriptures. After reading each, we shared a wonderful dinner.


Sally Scholl

Peace Pole Dedication, Gettysburg College, PA, USA

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

April 1, 2010

A Peace Pole and Peace Garden were planted at the center of the Gettysburg College campus and dedicated to the life and legacy of Emily Rachel Silverstein. The Peace Garden includes the weeping cherry tree Emily’s high school friend Jessica Weidman raised money for. This tribute serves as a permanent place on campus for students and faculty to find a peaceful moment and inspiration to make a difference in their lives.

Capitol Peace Pole, Hartford, Connecticut USA

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

GOVERNOR RELL LEADS PROCESSION TO STATE LIBRARY KICKING OFF CONNECTICUT’S 375TH ANNIVERSARY, USA
February 17, 2010
Governor Rell dedicates a multi-cultural Peace Pole.

Joined by schoolchildren, Boys and Girls Scouts, lawmakers and municipal officials, Governor M. Jodi Rell led a procession from the State Capitol to the State Library today to officially kick off the Connecticut ‘s 375th Anniversary Celebration.

“While all birthdays are fun, some are genuine milestones. This is certainly one of them,” the Governor told those gathered in historic State Library.

Otago Museum Peace Pole, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

April 7th, 2010

Located in the green space in front of the Otago Museum.  This Peace Pole features the universal message, May Peace Prevail On earth in English and Maori.

Peace Pole at Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods College, IN, USA

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

January 1st, 2010

A Catholic Woman’s college.

Dominican University Peace Pole, River Forest, IL, USA

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

A 4-sided Peace Pole planted in a tree cross section, located in the Library Link, which can be found on the first floor between the the Library and Lewis Hall on the campus.

November 14, 2009