Parkway NW HS for Peace and Justice – Peace Day Philly

Monday, September 21, 2015 – the UN International Day of Peace!

PArkway Close Up for Website

9:45am: Gather at Mt. Airy Playground

10:00am: Peace March – ALL WELCOME! Parkway NW students and the general public are invited to walk with peace banners as well as T-shirts with the names of Philadelphia victims of gun violence. Please bring a banner, sign, etc. related to peace or a memorial T-shirt, if you wish. As walkers arrive at venue, those with T-shirts will affix them to stakes on the lawn.

10:50am: Opening Gathering in Seminary CourtyardALL WELCOME!

Will include remarks by special guest 
Wayne Photo
Professional basketball player and Philadelphia native Wayne Ellington

11:20am: Student Lunch

11:45am: Interactive peace workshops (students can choose 2 to attend – some space in workshops for the public will be available)

12 noon: Pause in workshops to observe the MINUTE OF SILENCE - a global activity for Peace Day in all timezones.

1:30pm: Closing

This featured collaborative event for Peace Day Philly 2015 is being spearheaded by the Parkway NW High School for Peace and Social Justice, with support from a number of other organizations, and will involve their entire student body.

Beginning at Mount Airy Playground (7001 Germantown Avenue – 19119) Ending at Lutheran Theological Seminary (7301 Germantown Ave -19119)


Follow this event in Twitter: @ParkwayNWPeace

Partnering Organizations: Peace Day Philly, Global Education Motivators, Granny Peace Brigade, Julie Rainbow & Associates, Heeding God’s Call,Sharon Katz and the Peace Train, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia.

Fifth Annual Peace Day Philly Sing-Along


Monday, September 21, 2015 (Peace Day)
6:15pm – 7:30pm
Across from 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square (Southwest Corner of the Square)

Sing a long photoAschak UG 2012

Come celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace! Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader of the Ethical Humanist Society, along with families, musicians, the Granny Peace Brigade and other peace organizations, will sing out songs of peace. This year’s event will feature Raps by D’Bankz and Little Bomb, the Earth Day Kids and Dances of Universal Peace. Event will also include the global initiative Chalk4PeaceWe will close around 7:20pm with a short candlelight walk around RIttenhouse Square. Please feel free to come join at that time. Family Friendly. FREE.

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