Peace in our Schools
Chicago Public Schools! Other city students! Show Up For Peace by joining the citywide peacebuilding movement in schools on the United Nations International Day of Peace – Friday, September 21st.
Click here to find out more about how your school can get involved in Peace Day, and have a chance to enter a drawing for a free peace book autographed by the author!
Students at all grade levels can engage in peace-themed music, writing, artwork, poetry, drama, sports, environmental projects and so much more. Create your own activity or try one of these:
- Build the Peace Pledge (Spanish version)
- Peace Breathing Exercise
- Peace Crane Project
- Empathy Circle
- Giant Peace Dove
- Sustainable Development Goals
Classrooms can explore this year’s U.N. Peace Day theme: The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70. Check out more resources on the UN’s International Day of Peace page and on the International Day of Peace page. Our summary About Peace Education has ideas for integrating peace education into existing curricula.
Click here to let us know how you observe Peace Day. We want to hear from you!