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Empowering Youth Through Cooperative Play and Emotional Learning: A Collaborative Initiative

In a groundbreaking collaboration, Play for Peace joins forces with Colorado Mountain Club in a project to enrich students' social and emotional learning (SEL). This partnership marks a pivotal effort to integrate SEL more deeply into outdoor educational settings, recognizing its vital role in student development.

Supporters Honored In January as part of our 25th Anniversary celebration of community!

Since the start of it’s 25th year last September, Play for Peace has been showcasing on our social media the remarkable stories of our foremost supporters, dedicated volunteers, and valued partners who have played pivotal roles in shaping our journey over the past 25 years.

Campaign Update: Celebration Time!

We're thrilled to share the incredible news with our Play for Peace community! Sixty amazing donors have come together, contributing over $50,000 to our Appreciation Campaign in the past few months!

Gratitude Alert for Swati Bhatt for bringing a wave of inspiration.

A heartfelt thank you to Swati for bringing a wave of inspiration to Jawana state, Uttarakhand! Your efforts are truly commendable, and we can't thank you enough for sharing this incredible initiative with us.

Play for Peace Partnership with Donate Stock!

Exciting News! Play for Peace is thrilled to announce our partnership with Donate Stock! Now, donating stock to support our cause is faster, safer, and absolutely free for you! Make a lasting impact while saving on taxes! Visit https://donatestock.com/play-for-peace today.

As we bid farewell to 2023

As we bid farewell to 2023, we can't help but reflect on the incredible journey we've shared with our amazing Play for Peace community! This year has been nothing short of extra ordinary, and none of it would have been possible without the unwavering support of our beloved community members, mentors, trainers, donors, followers and every single individual who has been a part of our Play for Peace family. 

The First Roundtable Adventure In Colorado

Written by Joanne,

I knew I was where I wanted to be. There wasn’t a minute during the first  gathering of Play for Peace Roundtable in Thornton, Colorado, October 13-15, 2023, when I wanted to someplace else.

Empower Your Students with Peace: 10 Activities for Stronger Communities

Embrace the Pursuit of Peace with Play for Peace's 'Practice Peace Event.' Discover ten daily community-building activities to strengthen connections, foster empathy, and promote unity. Join us on this transformative journey towards a more harmonious and inclusive world, one small step at a time

Play For Peace Warsaw: Building Bonds and Making a Difference

Last Tuesday, on the 10th of October, a group of 11 young people from Poland and Ukraine, aged 15-16, came together to embark on an exciting journey as a part of the club, Play For Peace Warsaw. The day marked their first meeting, and it was filled with fun icebreaker games, introductions, and a deep dive into the world of Play For Peace.

Celebrating Excellence: A Triumphant 25 out of 25 Victory!

We are overjoyed to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the exceptional individuals who have been instrumental in making Play for Peace a beacon of positivity and transformation for an incredible 25 years

Save the Planet Activity

In the heart of Senegal, our mentor, El Hadj, has shared with us the inspiring journey of Thiaroye Gare Villages and Sustainable Communities. We've discovered the power of unity in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals. By uplifting women in our neighborhoods, we combat poverty and inequality.

Uniting for a Greater Purpose: The Play for Peace Roundtable

Denver, Colorado, recently witnessed a special in-person gathering that brought Play for Peace's most dedicated supporters together to tackle an exciting challenge. This passionate group, known as the Play for Peace Roundtable, accepted the mission to utilize their wisdom and valor in raising awareness and resources for Play for Peace.

Healing Play Session

It's wonderful to hear about the efforts and dedication of Our Mentor, Obed NIJIMBERE, who shared with us a healing play story from Burundi recently. Since Play for Peace dedicated a location for Practice Peace and other session in Burundi, the associations asked facilitators to conduct a Healing Play session on September 29, 2023

Promoting Positive Change

It's wonderful to hear about the efforts and dedication of Mentor Mohammed Javeed in addressing the concerning behavior among the 9th-grade students in Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, India.

Celebrating International Translation Day!

Today, we celebrate the tireless efforts of translators, the unsung heroes who build bridges between languages, cultures, and hearts. You are the magic weavers of words, shaping stories, ideas, and dreams to allow access to communication that unites us all!

Wonderful work by Swati and Agyat Work

It's wonderful to hear about the meaningful work that Swati and Agyat are doing with Play For Peace with Afghan people. Your dedication to promoting peace, social-emotional well-being, and life skills development for children in IDP camps is truly commendable.

Mentor Mohammed Javeed in Promoting Gender Equality

It's wonderful to hear about the efforts and dedication of Mentor Mohammed Javeed in promoting gender equality and fostering a sense of peace and unity among students. It's mentors like him who make a significant impact on the lives of young individuals.

Play for Peace’s 25th Global Virtual Anniversary

On Sunday September 17th, we were joined by mentors, trainers, volunteers, donors, board members and more. We enriched our connections through playing activities, telling our stories and celebrating Play for Peace’s accomplishments.

"Empowering tomorrow's leaders: PFP collaborates with mentor Sa'eed to rejuvenate the 'Youth for Change Galilee' Club."

PFP, in collaboration with Sa’eed, is wholeheartedly committed to empowering Galilee's youth and driving positive change. Together, they have established a dynamic platform that encourages young individuals to share ideas, actively contribute to community betterment, and cultivate essential leadership skills.