Monday, September 21, 2015 – the UN International Day of Peace!
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 Courtyard – ALL WELCOME!
Will include remarks by special guest
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.
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.