PEACE DAY PHILLY 2015: SEPT. 14-21
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PEACE DAY PHILLY 2015: SEPT. 14-21
What can YOU do for peace on and around September 21? How can you put your visions for peace into action? The United Nations International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is a global day observed on Sept. 21 (and in many cities for an entire week or more). Individuals, organizations, and communities can get involved by engaging in peace related activities that are meaningful to them. Go to the WHAT CAN YOU DO? section of this site for ideas and resources.

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
The United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, provides an opportunity for all humanity to come together, in spirit and in action, for greater peace. This global day is observed by hundreds of millions of citizens in cities, towns and villages worldwide. Thousands of NGOs, as well as citizens and governments, organize and engage in diverse peace-related activities such as peace education, the arts, spirituality, the environment, social justice, community, sport, service, and more.

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Mayor Nutter Supports Peace Day Philly
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Mayor Nutter Supports Peace Day Philly
“Peace Day Philly is a great opportunity for citizens, organizations and communities to come together in the spirit of unity and to build a more peaceful city. On September 21st, I encourage you to join with the local and world community – by actively being a peace-builder in a way that is meaningful to you. I would like to invite every Philadelphian to participate in one of the many Peace Day Philly events across the city to build a more peaceful, more compassionate Philadelphia.”

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Farah Siraj's Song for Peace Day - "What If"
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Farah Siraj's Song for Peace Day - "What If"
Jordan's Musical Ambassadress Farah Siraj wrote the song "What If" for Peace Day. This song reminds us all to care about others - whether across the city, country or the world - and to remember with compassion those who live in contexts of war, conflict and violence every day.

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What would YOU Like to see happen on a Day of Peace?
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What would YOU Like to see happen on a Day of Peace?
People in Philly neighborhoods ​were asked:​ "What would you like to see on a day of peace​." The video shares some of their responses. What would YOU like to see, and how can YOU take meaningful action toward your vision

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