The Dalai Lama, the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Costa Rican president Oscar Arias and political rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi are just some of the Nobel Peace Laureates who have joined the PeaceJam Foundation in their Global Call to Action. This book profiles all of these laureates and their work with teens around the world as they combine forces to help stop the spread of disease, promote women?s rights, provide equitable access to food and water, and more. Combining profiles of the laureates? including personal bios?heartwarming tales of the youth and their projects, and tips on how readers can get involved, this is a comprehensive guide to the PeaceJam Foundation. Both humbling and inspiring, PeaceJam: A Billion Simple Acts of Peace is sure to excite anyone who picks it up to think about simple ways to help make our world a better place.Bostic, Patrina A., aquot;Taking Steps to Break the Cycle of Violence, aquot; Herald-Tribune ( Sarasota, FL), October 8, 2007. ... Grossman, Dave, and Gloria Degaetano, Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie, and Video Game Violence. ... Castle Rock Entertainment. ... Project Ploughshares: The True Measure of Security. http://www.ploughshares.ca/libraries/Reduce/securityBWpdf .pdf.
|Author||:||Ivan Suvanjieff, Dawn Gifford Engle|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-08-21|