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Upcoming Programs at NewYork Live Arts

WOVEN supports NewYork Live Arts in their aspiration to bring people together through art and creativity.

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Protecting Children in the Progress Towards Peace

The IPI together with Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, and the government of Estonia cohosted a policy forum on child protection in peace processes.

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Bringing Gun Violence Awareness to the Stage

The New York Times recently published an article featuring interviews with the writers behind three new plays that focus on gun violence.

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All That We Share

We were so touched by the message of this video by TV2Denmark.

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Musical Lyrics for the Circle of Peace

Song lyrics to Amazing Grace, Peace Train, and Blowin’ In the Wind. Join in!

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Join us Tonight at the Circle of Peace

Our Circle of Peace begins 5:30 pm tonight at 96th Street and Lexington beside Samuel Seabury Playground. WOVEN representatives will be there early to guide you on where to go, so be sure to get there on time for the full experience!

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A Circle of Peace Gratitude

We have made an effort with our route to make sure to ‘link’ our communities by gathering in front of a church, synagogue and mosque.

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The Story of Samuel Seabury Playground

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, we will be forming our Circle of Peace at 5:30 pm beginning at a historic playground at Lexington and 96th Street. Samuel Seabury Playground honors the late Judge Samuel Seabury (1873-1958), a renowned public servant.

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of justice, unity, and equality coincides with WOVEN’s mission to build a global network to end violence.

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Let’s Form a Circle of Peace

Please join us Thursday, January 19, 5:30pm at 96th Street and Lexington beside Samuel Seabury Playground as we form a Circle of Peace. Let’s gather together the night before the Presidential Inauguration, and stand for peace in New York City. We will join hands in an effort to form a more compassionate and understanding world. We […]

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Fiftieth World Peace Day: An Invitation of Peacebuilding

January 1, 2017 was the fiftieth World Day of Peace and Pope Francis celebrated with an invitation. His talk, “Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace” not only wished peace upon every person on earth but also invited us to make active nonviolence our way of life. Through this program he challenges political and religious […]

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2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee

Peace is Loud recently shared this video of 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee. Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights advocate. We share this video is support of her efforts.

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Aleppo

In the Preface to Samantha Power’s book, A Problem from Hell, America and the Age of Genocide, published in 2002, she outlines four points as the book’s major findings. It is appropriate, in thinking about the situation in Aleppo to borrow thoughts from these points.

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“All the Difference” at the White House

On Tuesday, November 1, over 200 education leaders, students and community members gathered in the White House’s Eisenhower Executive Office Building for a special screening and discussion of All the Difference hosted by the administration’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative. The evening included remarks by James Cole, Jr., Deputy Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, and […]

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WOVEN at Art Miami

Diana Wege, WOVEN’s founder and board chair, participated in the Vellum booth with the WOVEN poster series at Art Miami last week.

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WOVEN’s 2016 Campaign to Question Violence

Each year, WOVEN’s September Celebration of Peace grows with an emphasis on how we can end violence in our lifetime. This year’s theme is ‘Question Violence.’

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