Books, interfaith, Peace, Somewhere Among

Promoting Peace

Many opportunities for peace and conflict resolution educational programs and activities can be found through the following links:

President John F. Kennedy’s address to the U.N. assembly September 20, 1963

audio from John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

Articles & Papers

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice   Dr. Tabitha Dell’Angelo       Edutopia

The Importance of Thank You Notes   Parents’ Choice

Peace Education in UNICEF Susan Fountain, 1999

Peace News:   Children as Leaders Lessons from Colombia’s Children’s Movement for Peace

The Guardian “Time to Give Peace a Chance in Schools”

Books, Materials, and Ideas

Jane Addams Association Book Awards

The Center of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Rutgers University has an extensive list of links to materials for teaching and guiding students in conflict resolution skills. Click here. 

A Curriculum of Peace: Selected Essays                                                                                                 English Journal editor Virginia R. Monseau

Montessori for Everyone   10 Ways to Promote Peace in Your Classroom

Skipping Stones An International Multicultural Magazine

Teach Peace Now   7 Ways to Weave Peace Education into Any Grade Level

Picture Books

Be the Change   Bethany Hegedus & Arun Gandhi, ills. Evan Turk  website

The Peace Bell by Margi Preus, ills. by Hideko Takahashi, Henry Holt and Company (9-12)

The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson, Delacorte Books (9-12)

Somewhere Among Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu

Games & Activities

Compassion Games Survival of the Kindest

Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Parents’ Choice Award

The Helping Sharing and Caring Card Game  Childswork, Childsplay


George Takei’s Take on Hiroshima Preserving History through Youth & Technology 

Organizations & Associations

9-11 Day Tomorrow Together       Day of Service

Association of Childhood Education International  Peace Education

Billion Acts of Peace

Jane Addams Peace Association

Nakashima Foundation for Peace

Nakashima Foundation: Environments for Peace 

PeaceJam     Nobel Peace Prize winners Mentoring Youth  video    2017 Peace Events

Peace Alliance

Peace Boat background        Education for Peace & Sustainability

Peace Literacy

Peace One Day Educational Resources

Peace Works      Peace Education Foundation

Hiroshima Peace Media Center

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Quakers in the World   Peace in Education

Quakers in Britain

Seeds of Peace


Teach Peace Now

Voices of Youth   teens


Hiroshima and Peace program for undergraduate, graduate students, and graduates

Learning for Peace UNICEF

Peace Corps


Billion Acts of Peace

Children’s Peace Drawings Contest (sister and friendship cities)

Grandfather Gandhi

Hiroshima Peace Site

International Peace Day 2017    padlet by Margarita Engle & Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Kids Peace Plaza

Kids Peace Station Hiroshima

Peace Corps Kids Association of Library Service to Children


Peace One Day

Peace Padlet    Margarita Engle Amy VanDerwater

Quakers in Britain


Unite4Peace United Nations

UN cyberschoolbus     under construction

Voices of Youth   teens