"A peace hero is often an everyday person who accepts risk and succeeds in making the world a less violent and more just place."


mama nozipo glenn

Dayton, Ohio has received national recognition as a "Welcoming City" of immigrants thanks to dedicated local citizens such as Mama Nozipo Glenn.   Learn more about the real life experiences of immigrants in Dayton at:

This is my world, this is your world, what kind of world do we want it to be?
— Sarah, 12-year old Singer-Songwriter

gallery of peace heroes

The following Peace Hero Gallery includes local, national and international peace role models who have been selected by participants in local Peace Heroes and Peacebuilders Walks in Ohio, Arizona, California and Oregon.  Who is YOUR peace hero?


See Peace Heroes from the 1st Peace Heroes Walk in Dayton, OH held on May 2, 2015.  More than 1,000 participants helped raise $75k for local peace literacy initiatives.