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Nov 10, 2014

Sowing Seeds of Peace | IMAGINE MAGAZINE

2014 American Seed Arija reflects on her summer at Camp. Imagine Magazine is published by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.

Oct 28, 2014

Fall 2014 | NEWSLETTER

Oct 19, 2014

Maine Seeds prepare to engage communities on racism and privilege

PORTLAND | Four Seeds of Peace facilitators worked with 30 Maine Seeds to tackle race and issues of racism, as well as power and privilege, through workshops and dialogue sessions on October 18 at the Portland Public Library. The seminar is the first in a series of programs designed to build trust and consensus between the Seeds before they engage their classmates and the general public on the topics. It also served to help the Seeds plan how they will … FULL STORY

Oct 13, 2014

20 American Seeds hold fall seminar, examine nonviolent communication

NEW YORK | Twenty American Seeds participated in a seminar from October 11 to 12 on nonviolent communication (NVC) led by two Seeds of Peace International Camp dialogue facilitators. NVC be an effective tool to maintain empathy and connection during difficult conversations. “I think the training will prompt me to question more thoroughly the motives or needs behind arguments or requests,” said one Seed. “I think [this] will be very helpful in delivering a thoughtful, productive response, as well as … FULL STORY

Sep 24, 2014

Seed Voices | Qasim & Ayyaz

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Sep 23, 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: Seeds of Peace "is the future"

NEW YORK | In a speech on the eve of the United Nations General Assembly meeting, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas outlined his vision for peace and pointed skeptics to Seeds of Peace. “To those who say peace between Israelis and Palestinians is impossible, I say, let them visit America. I say, let them visit Maine,” he said to an audience at Cooper Union college on September 22. “In Maine every summer, young Palestinians, Israelis, Americans, Arabs, and others meet in … FULL STORY

Sep 20, 2014

27 Syracuse Seeds participate in Day
of Peace Summit at the United Nations

NEW YORK | Syracuse Seeds joined more than 500 participants at the United Nations International Day of Peace Summit on September 19. The 27 Seeds traveled from Syracuse to New York City in order to share their projects that advance peace in their communities with a global audience. The program brought together students from across the country as well as youth delegations from Africa via live real-time video. Participants shared visions of global peace before the Ambassadors of Peace panel, … FULL STORY

Sep 19, 2014

25 Maine educators, Seeds strengthen dialogue, conflict transformation skills

AUGUSTA, MAINE | Six Maine Seeds and 18 educators from six different schools across Maine met at Cony High School on September 19 for a day-long seminar about Seeds of Peace programs in the state. The goals of the seminar were to help Maine educators strengthen their conflict transformation and dialogue skills, and to provide them with a deeper understanding of Seeds of Peace’s work. The educators can then act as adult allies to the Seeds in their schools, helping … FULL STORY

Sep 17, 2014

Seeds of Peace responds to flawed, inaccurate Ha'aretz column

The Ha’aretz newspaper published a column by Matthew Kalman on September 15 titled “Will seeds of peace ever bloom.” The piece is very similar to a 2008 San Francisco Chronicle article by Kalman that also juxtaposes statistics from an unpublished 2008 study on various Israeli-Palestinian peacebuilding programs with an interview with a Seed. This is Seeds of Peace’s response to the article. There has been no response from Ha’aretz or Kalman. Dear Matthew, I very much appreciate that, like your … FULL STORY


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