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Play for Peace Club supporting Ukrainian and Polish Teens to open in Warsaw soon!

Klub Inteligencji Katolickiej is a key Play for Peace partner organization. According to KIK - " KIK was founded in 1956 and is one of the oldest associations in Poland. From the beginning of its existence, KIK was an organization gathering Christians who wanted to change the world around them for the better.

Are you wanting to learn more about Experiential Education?

Experiential education offers active learning for better engagement and knowledge retention. It cultivates practical skills like problem-solving and teamwork, enhancing holistic development for real-world success in any field.

Anser Javed shines as a beacon of compassion and unity

A heartfelt salute to PFP community member, Anser Javeed, for his extraordinary work that shines as a beacon of compassion and unity. In the face of a deeply tragic incident that rocked Pakistan, he journeyed to the heart of a community in crisis to bring a message of peace.

Play for Peace meet Future Chefs in Boston, Massachussettes, USA

Play for Peace meet Future Chefs in Boston, According to Yasmin Hussain, “Play for Peace methods and activities were an integral part of the success of the recent four day orientation for the Future Chefs Summer Job Program.”

Exploring Nonprofit Decolonization Concepts

Play for Peace, an experiential peace education organization, has been dedicated to promoting social justice and equity for the past 25 years. As part of our commitment to ongoing reflection, we continuously seek to stay up-to-date with the latest approaches to systemic change.

When Vinaya Met with Craig Dobkin

Our organization is thrilled to welcome Vinaya, our new volunteer from India, who brings a strong passion for making a positive difference in the world. Vinaya's decision to join us was influenced by her desire to create change and impact lives.

Childhood-Inspired Balasena: Empowering Young Environmentalists

Congratulations to Childhood-Inspired Balasena for organizing the completion program of the vacation camp, which will focus on environment-related topics such as food, air, water, and clean areas. It's wonderful to see 221 children from 19 different areas actively participating in this event.

Empowering Youth as Designers of Educational and Communication Activities

Discover the transformative power of experiential education with Play for Peace in Vietnam. Join us as we explore the joy of connecting in safe spaces, building trust for effective communication, and designing educational activities. Learn how Play for Peace empowers youth as designers and promotes holistic learning for positive change.

Inspiring Experiential Education: Bridging Cultures and Empowering Educators

PFP Director, Sarah Gough, facilitated an immersive workshop for the prestigious SUSI program at California State University, inspiring adult educators from 19 countries to integrate experiential education with their students.

Thank you to Board Member Ron Kovich!

We would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation to our incredible board member, Ron Kovich, whose unwavering dedication and generosity have made a significant impact on the lives of countless children who have been suffering.

"There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish."

International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament is a momentous occasion that highlights the pivotal role of women in promoting peace, resolving conflicts, and advocating for the elimination of weapons worldwide.

Join us for a transformative Play for Peace virtual tour

Experience the magic of Play for Peace firsthand and support the Craig Legacy Project. The Craig Legacy Project empowers young peacebuilders globally, perpetuating Craig's teachings for generations.

This day aims to promote cultural diversity, understanding, and dialogue among people worldwide.

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, also known as Diversity Day. It encourages individuals and communities to recognize the value of cultural diversity and work towards building more inclusive societies.

Strive to establish boundaries between work and personal life.

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is crucial for our overall well-being and happiness. In today's fast-paced and demanding world, it's easy to get caught up in work and neglect our personal lives.

Youth have the right to live in peace

Trainer, Andres Armas, just recently brought Play for Peace to a new community in Guatemala and said this is “Play for Peace in action. Youth have the right to live in peace. Let's give them those spaces of happiness.”

Let's celebrate our progress towards a more inclusive and accessible world.

Today, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we celebrate our progress towards a more inclusive and accessible world while also recognizing the work that still needs to be done.

"We will never have peace in the world until we have peace in our hearts."

Peace begins within each individual, for external turmoil and conflict often stem from the discord within ourselves. Cultivating inner harmony, compassion, and understanding radiates outward, creating a ripple effect that can transform societies and nations.

Richard Rutschman did an amazing job training 30 young Ukrainian and Polish leaders

Now they are ready to lead 14 summer camps with Polish and Ukrainian children to spend time together, integrate, and get to know each other! Currently, there are reports and concerns about discrimination against Ukrainians in Poland.

Let's empower youth around the world to create a more peaceful tomorrow!

Join us in supporting Play for Peace, an incredible organization dedicated to bringing together children and youth from diverse communities through the transformative power of play.

Thank you Richard, for your dedication, your hard work, and your commitment to helping young people succeed.

Richard Rutschman has been part of Play for Peace since our beginning, over 25 years ago. He has a positive impact on the lives of countless young people in Chicago and around the world.