PeaceJam: A Billion Simple Acts of Peace

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The Dalai Lama, the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Costa Rican president Oscar Arias and political rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi are just some of the Nobel Peace Laureates who have joined the PeaceJam Foundation in their Global Call to Action. This book profiles all of these laureates and their work with teens around the world as they combine forces to help stop the spread of disease, promote women?s rights, provide equitable access to food and water, and more. Combining profiles of the laureates? including personal bios?heartwarming tales of the youth and their projects, and tips on how readers can get involved, this is a comprehensive guide to the PeaceJam Foundation.

Both humbling and inspiring, PeaceJam: A Billion Simple Acts of Peace is sure to excite anyone who picks it up to think about simple ways to help make our world a better place.

 

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Contents

A Nobel Call to Action
6
What About Our Neighbors?
17
How Can I Save My Friends?
33
Reaching Out Despite My Fear
49
We Need Jobs and Training
65
We Want to Feel Safe
81
Racism Is Against the Law
97
What Kind of World Will We Inherit?
113
Why Isnt My Voice Equal to Yours?
129
How Can I Help My Family?
145
How Should We Invest for the Future?
161
The Courage to Act
177
More About PeaceJam
193
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About the author (2008)

Though they are constantly traveling around the world to promote PeaceJam, Dawn Engle and Ivan Suvanjieff make their home in Denver, Colorado.

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