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Apr 28, 2015

Seeds of Peace announces Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fellows program invests in emerging changemakers who have incredible ideas NEW YORK | Seeds of Peace announces a Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to accelerate local social change endeavors that have the potential to positively impact the dynamics of conflict in and between communities in the Middle East. The $1.5 three-year commitment will be presented by Seeds of Peace Executive Director Leslie Lewin at the 2015 CGI Middle East & Africa Meeting … FULL STORY

Apr 8, 2015

Seeds of Peace to announce GATHER Fellowship at '15 Clinton Global Initiative

NEW YORK | Seeds of Peace is launching a year-long fellowship to support local social change endeavors that have the potential to positively impact the dynamics of conflict in and between communities. The GATHER Fellowship offers technical and financial assistance to select emerging leaders who demonstrate the greatest leadership and entrepreneurial potential to make positive differences in their home communities, and who have taken concrete steps to further their goals. The program is part of a three-year Commitment to Action … FULL STORY

Mar 22, 2015

Seeds help build Habitat for Humanity
homes for villagers near Mumbai

MUMBAI | For the fourth consecutive year, Indian Seeds participated in the South Asia Habitat for Humanity Youth BUILD outside Mumbai on March 21. This year, 30 Seed and Seeds of Peace supporters painted houses in a village called Bhopli. “When we arrived, we were greeted by a miniature parade of village children who were dancing and banging drums to announce our arrival,” said Aanya, a 2014 Seed. “It was somewhat like our welcome back at Camp, and this little … FULL STORY

Mar 15, 2015

VIDEO: A New Generation of Leadership 'In Practice, In the Present, Like Right Now'

In February of 2015, over 200 changemakers from 20 countries around the world met in Jordan for GATHER+962 to take practical steps towards transforming conflict in and between their communities. GATHER, a Seeds of Peace initiative, marked a new milestone in Seeds of Peace’s journey as a global leadership development organization. Matt Courey, Vice President of the Seeds of Peace Board of Directors, shared why this matters at the opening of the inaugural event. “The world has changed since Seeds … FULL STORY

Mar 10, 2015

Next goal for Seeds of Peace:
Putting campers to work
| CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

Seeds of Peace, a US-based organization with over two decades of experience in the Middle East, is expanding to include a wider spectrum of actors. DEAD SEA, JORDAN | This may not seem like a propitious time for peace in the Middle East. But Seeds of Peace, which has become one of the region’s most recognized peace-building initiatives since hosting its first summer camp for Israeli and Palestinian teens in 1993, is seeking to expand its reach. While the organization … FULL STORY

Mar 5, 2015

GATHER: A New Seeds of Peace Action-oriented Initiative

DEAD SEA, JORDAN | In February, over 200 changemakers from more than 20 countries around the world met in Jordan to take practical steps towards transforming conflict in and between their communities. GATHER+962, a Seeds of Peace initiative, marked a new milestone in Seeds of Peace’s journey as a global leadership development organization. The three-day convening formally launched a larger Seeds of Peace initiative to help accelerate the efforts of Graduate Seeds and other leaders in their communities. Mohamed Rahmy, … FULL STORY

Dec 22, 2014

Indian Seeds organize inaugural interfaith camp for 21 students

MUMBAI | Nine Seeds organized the first-ever Seeds of Peace interfaith camp in India for 21 Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Buddhist, and Christian partner-school students. The goal of the Interfaith Harmony Camp, held in Karjat from December 19-21 and modeled after a similar camp organized by Pakistani Seeds, is to allow participants to examine the prejudices they hold about other religious beliefs. Campers gained an appreciation of the diverse faiths and customs that exists within Indian society, as well as commonalities … FULL STORY


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