Rotarian Action Group for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org Peace through service Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:18:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 Event: Global Coherence Peace Summit https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/22/event-global-coherence-peace-summit/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/22/event-global-coherence-peace-summit/#respond Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:18:34 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9709 Dear Peace Builder Friends, In response to current events and groundswell energy, the Board of the Life Story Library Foundation invites you to participate in an in-person discussion of grassroots peace building at a special Global Coherence Peace Summit. The select gathering of leaders will take place March 6-7, 2017 at the Brookstone Social Center,

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Building Peace through Video Games in South Sudan https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/20/building-peace-video-games-south-sudan/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/20/building-peace-video-games-south-sudan/#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:08:57 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9705 By Yarno Ritzen, February 18, 2017, published in Al Jazeera  In a country ravaged by war and tribal rivalry, software engineer Lual Mayen promotes unity with video and board games. Since the conflict in South Sudan started in 2013, more than million people have been internally displaced. [Adriane Ohanesian/Reuters] Lual Mayen, a 24-year-old

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Peace is possible https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/16/peace-is-possible/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/16/peace-is-possible/#respond Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:57:59 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9703 By Past TRF Trustee Carolyn E. Jones, Chair of the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, February 15, 2017, published in Rotary Service Connections  It seems there are a whole bunch of Rotary members who aren’t content in merely being just members and want to make a greater impact. These members have decided to organize, specialize

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The Hub Peacebuilder Tour launched yesterday, February 5th, at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/hub-peacebuilder-tour-launched-yesterday-february-5th-evergreen-aviation-space-museum/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/hub-peacebuilder-tour-launched-yesterday-february-5th-evergreen-aviation-space-museum/#respond Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:48:09 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9686 https://youtu.be/7ZTZ0w0MLIw Watch the Launch of the Hub Peacebuilder Tour above!

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RCNY ISD: Invitation to attend the annual Interfaith Harmony Week event at UN HQ in New York https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/rcny-isd-invitation-attend-annual-interfaith-harmony-week-event-un-hq-new-york/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/rcny-isd-invitation-attend-annual-interfaith-harmony-week-event-un-hq-new-york/#respond Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:33:39 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9683 RCNY ISD:Invitation to attend the annualInterfaith Harmony Week event at UN HQ in New York --Monday February 6, 2017,1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Just a friendly reminder that the Committee for Religious NGO's at the United Nations (CRNGO@UN) is hosting an event honoring 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week this coming Monday, February 6 from 1:15pm-2:45pm in Tillman

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The Story Behind the Viral Photo of Muslim and Jewish Children Protesting at O’Hare https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/02/story-behind-viral-photo-muslim-jewish-children-protesting-ohare/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/02/story-behind-viral-photo-muslim-jewish-children-protesting-ohare/#respond Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:02:50 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9679 By Vikki Ortiz Healy, February 1, 2017, published in the Chicago Tribune Meryem Yildirim, 7, left, sitting on the shoulders of her father, Fatih, of Schaumburg, and Adin Bendat-Appell, 9, sitting on the shoulders of his father, Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Apell, of Deerfield, protest President Donald Trump's immigration and refugee order at O'Hare International Airport on

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Conference Announcement: Rotary-Rotaract Together for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/conference-announcement-rotary-rotaract-together-peace/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/conference-announcement-rotary-rotaract-together-peace/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:17:17 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9670 The Inter-District Committee for Peace supported by the Governors of three Belgian and Luxembourg Districts 1620, 1630 and 2170 are organizing a conference about peace in Brussels, Belgium. This conference is destined to Rotaractors from countries around the Mediterranean Sea as well to Rotaractors from Belgium and Luxembourg. Date: April 1 -8, 2017  Each candidate

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Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Pledge to Current and Future Rotary Peace Fellows https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/duke-unc-rotary-peace-center-pledge-current-future-rotary-peace-fellows/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/duke-unc-rotary-peace-center-pledge-current-future-rotary-peace-fellows/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:10:11 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9667 The post Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Pledge to Current and Future Rotary Peace Fellows appeared first on Rotarian Action Group for Peace.

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RCNY ISD: UNSRC Chamber Music Society | BENEFIT CONCERT FOR REFUGEES | SUN 29 JAN @7PM https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/26/rcny-isd-unsrc-chamber-music-society-benefit-concert-refugees-sun-29-jan-7pm/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/26/rcny-isd-unsrc-chamber-music-society-benefit-concert-refugees-sun-29-jan-7pm/#respond Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:20:56 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9646 RCNY ISD = International Service Division of The Rotary Club of New York International Service -- Rotary's Fourth Avenue of Service BENEFIT CONCERT FOR REFUGEES Sunday, 29 January 2017 | 7pm All Saints Episcopal Church 230 E 60th Street, New York FREE CONCERT | DONATIONS WELCOME On Sunday 29 January 2017, at 7pm, the UN Chamber

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Rotary Youth Exchange Gave Me Hope for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/25/rotary-youth-exchange-gave-hope-peace/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/25/rotary-youth-exchange-gave-hope-peace/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:57:30 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9640 By Kate Roff, a former Rotary Youth Exchange student, January 24th, 2017, published in Rotary Voices Being lost in the middle of the bustling, hazy, city of Bangkok, Thailand, is not ideal for a 17-year-old Australian girl. But, it was a moment that changed my life. I was on Rotary Youth Exchange and despite excellent

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