March for Peace on the International Day of Peace - September 21
Peace Day Philly is a grassroots initiative that encourages active participation across the Philadelphia region in the International Day of Peace, a global day of ceasefire and non-violence observed worldwide on September 21.
"It is not enough to teach children how to read, write and count. Education has to cultivate mutual respect for others and the world in which we live, and help people forge more just, inclusive and peaceful societies."
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
100-day countdown message to the International Day of Peace
Join in the March for Peace:
September 21, 2015
Arrive: 9:45AM • March begins at 10AM
Students & teachers along with parents and concerned citizens are walking to promote peace making and social justice.
We will be meeting at:
Mount Airy Playground, 7001 Germantown Ave. (Parking available across the street at ACME)
Lutheran Theological Seminary, 7301 Germantown Av
Event will include:
- A Memorial Ceremony in Remembrance of Philadelphia Victims of Violence in 2014
International Day of Peace Moment of Silence
Interactive Workshops (limited space available)
Learn more about Peace Day Philadelphia on their website here.
Join in on Facebook here.