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Jun 18, 2008

Toll Bros. Volunteer Day & Islamic Games

Seeds join Islamic Games ’08 Members of the Seeds of Peace Young Leadership Committee attended the second annual Islamic Games in South Brunswick, NJ on Saturday, May 24th. Read more » Seed to Seed: A friend in Gaza In May, Seeds of Peace launched a new web-based program for Seeds from the Gaza Strip and the United States. Read more » Older Seeds pool talents for peace Seeds of Peace’s older graduates are in the process of forming a Graduate … FULL STORY

Jun 10, 2008

Seeds of Peace opens its 16th season

OTISFIELD, MAINE | Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian, Egyptian, Indian, Pakistani and American youth will once again meet as Seeds of Peace opens its 16th season with a unifying flagraising ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, at the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Otisfield, Maine. Over 150 campers along with their adult Delegation Leaders will be attending the first session. For the third consecutive year, many of the Camp’s trained facilitators will be Seeds alumni who have graduated from … FULL STORY

House honors 15-year-old Seeds of Peace | PORTLAND PRESS HERALD

WASHINGTON, D.C. | A Maine-based organization that brings young people and educators together from regions of conflict around the world was honored today by the U.S. House of Representatives. The House passed a resolution introduced by Rep. Tom Allen honoring Seeds of Peace in Otisfield. The late John Wallach founded the organization 15 years ago. “More than 4,000 young people from countries with a history of conflict have participated in Seeds of Peace, either at the summer camp in Maine … FULL STORY

US House of Representatives honors Seeds of Peace | C-SPAN

WASHINGTON, DC | Mr. DONALD PAYNE (D-NJ). Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this resolution and yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H. Con. Res. 337, a resolution honoring Seeds of Peace for its 15th anniversary as an organization promoting tolerance and peaceful coexistence in the Middle East and around the world. While the peace process has had its ups and downs over the last 15 years, Seeds of … FULL STORY

Jun 3, 2008

Camp hosts hundreds of volunteers
to prepare for its 16th season

125 volunteers from Toll Brothers Inc. will help prepare Camp for arrival of young leaders from the Middle East, South Asia and the USA OTISFIELD, MAINE | The Seeds of Peace International Camp, which focuses on conflict resolution and leadership development, announced today that clean-up activities to prepare the camp for its sixteenth season will take place on Saturday May 31st.  Over 125 volunteers from the New England Division of Toll Brothers Inc. will participate in the activities. Toll Brothers … FULL STORY

May 30, 2008

Yoko Ono, Zalmay Khalilzad, Harry Smith headline Seeds of Peace benefit dinner

NEW YORK | Seeds of Peace held its 15th Annual Gala, Empower Future Leaders, on Thursday, May 15th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. This event honored artist and peace activist Yoko Ono along with Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations and the recipient of the Peacemaker Award. The event was hosted by Seeds of Peace Board of Directors, including Janet Wallach, President Emeritus of Seeds of Peace and Richard Berman, Chairman of the … FULL STORY

Seeds of Peace sends representatives
to the 2008 Islamic Games in New Jersey

NEW YORK | Seeds of Peace recently attended the second annual Islamic Games held in the city of South Brunswick, New Jersey, on Saturday, May 24, 2008. The objective of the Islamic Games was to execute a professional athletic and sports event within the Muslim community that promotes athletic skills, develop appreciation for sports and encourage participation from the community. For Seeds of Peace, it was an opportunity to engage in a conversation with Muslim youth. Having an open and … FULL STORY

May 13, 2008

Tim Wilson: Planting Seeds of Peace

BY AIMEE DOLLOFF | A group of students from Dexter Regional High School spoke highly Monday morning of a program that started in Maine and is working to create peace and solutions among young leaders worldwide. The four Dexter seniors participated last summer in Seeds of Peace, a three-week international camp based in Maine that’s dedicated to empowering young leaders from regions of conflict with the leadership skills required to improve relationships and create peaceful coexistence. The students spoke Monday … FULL STORY

May 1, 2008

Graduate Seed leaders making an impact

Seeds in Jordan Partner for Peace Over forty Seeds from five delegations arrived in Aqaba, Jordan this past April to launch an initiative to build peace through partnerships in business, the media, and volunteerism. Read More » Seeds visit Capitol Hill To honor SOP for 15 years of service, the U.S Congress will soon pass a concurrent resolution sponsored by Rep.Tom Allen (H.Con.Res.337) and Sens. Susan Collins & Carl Levin (S.Res.537). Read More » Bringing Jerusalem together Israelis and Palestinians … FULL STORY

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