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First Tentative Outline for Future Conversations

First Tentative Outline for Future Conversations By Lennart Lundh I’ve been a pacifist for as long as I can remember, but it wasn’t in keeping with family tradition. Growing up, there were heated arguments at the dinner table. There were … Continue reading

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Every Conversation on Peace Matters: The 2019 Online Youth Summit

Every Conversation on Peace Matters: Our 2019 Online Youth Summit By Mary Carroll-Hackett In Spring 2014, I had a guest speaker in the two sections of a Writing for Active Citizenship I was teaching, a combat-decorated Marine and Longwood alum, … Continue reading

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2019 Announcements

Hello friends, We have some big changes to tell you about! Our Board of Directors is working to make Writing for Peace more accessible to readers all over the globe and whittle away at geographic and language barriers. Coming highlights … Continue reading

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The Giving Season

“Through education and creative writing, Writing for Peace seeks to cultivate the empathy that allows minds to open to new cultural views, to value the differences as well as the hopes and dreams that unite all of humanity, to develop a spirit of leadership and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wishes

Dear Writing for Peace Family, I’m thinking this morning about all of you, our wonderful directors, inspiring advisers, and amazing contributors, Young Writers and readers, with gratitude. There are times (especially in the last two years) when discouragement takes on … Continue reading

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Historical Change, by Carmel Mawle

As founder and president of the board of directors, I want to clarify that Writing for Peace is a Not-for-Profit (501c3) entity and, as such, we do not endorse political candidates. Our goal is to encourage young writers to do … Continue reading

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In This Moment, by Lacey Knight

In This Moment By Lacey Knight I was in a waiting room this morning, my 18-month-old on my lap, when I realized the television was tuned to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the senate panel. As I intently read … Continue reading

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Different Walks

Different Walks By Rachelle Mawle I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of public discourse, lately. So much of the conflict seems to center on long-held beliefs. And many of those who most adamantly cling to extreme views on … Continue reading

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Let’s Catch Up!

While our blog has been quiet, our board and contributors have been busy. There has been much activity on our Writing for Peace Facebook page. If you haven’t had a chance to check out our 2018 DoveTales Book Launch Celebration, … Continue reading

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Empathy in Art: Embracing the Other Book Launch Celebration

We are excited to announce the coming release of our sixth edition of DoveTales, an International Journal of the Arts. Our latest book is themed and titled Empathy in Art: Embracing the Other and features the work of 70 writers … Continue reading

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