Forced to become a soldier as a child in Sudan, Emmanuel Jal was eventually rescued. He now uses his experience to deliver a message of peace through music.
Eboo Patel is the co-founder of the IFYC, an organization that strives to turn interfaith into a high-energy, service-oriented way of being together.
I Am For Peace
Students Maurice Young, Janeya Cunningham, and Razia Hutchins sparked a movement against violence in Chicago based on principles they learned in a class.
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter is an movement that emerged out of the series of killings of unarmed blacks by police officers over the past two years.
Bree Newsome is a young activist who removed the Confederate flag at the South Carolina Capitol Building after the shooting at a historical Black church.
Music Festival: Encore Week
In this final article of our 2015 Music Festival series, we feature songs of peace and nonviolence from Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman, India Arie, & Xavier Rudd.
Music Festival: Hope in Action Week
We continue our festival theme by celebrating music that inspires hope and taking action; featuring music by Pete Seeger, Jan Krist, and David LaMotte.
Music Festival: World War I Week
Our music fest theme continues with anti-war music by Eric Bogle, John McCutchen, Paul McCartney, and Carl Nielsen in honor of the 100th anniversary of WWI.
Music Festival: Anti-War Week
This week we’re featuring anti-war themed music from the Jackson Browne, Rolling Stones, Karim Wasfi, and Vedran Smajlović.
Music Festival Week: 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
This week, we use music to remember the devastation of the bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki and the unbelievable destruction and anguish caused by war.