2017 Peace Literacy Resources

Watch this page for the release date of our 2017 Peace Literacy Lexicon, a 12-month calendar that features a peace literacy word each month. 

 
 
 

2017 Peace Literacy Word Calendar

Peace literacy is a language for the art of living.  The 2017 Peace Literacy Word Calendar focuses on words that can lead us to wage peace through everyday actions.  One month, one word. How many times can you wage peace with this word?

  • One letter can change "word" to "world"
  • One action can change our individual world, rippling into the outer world
  • What word can change your world today?

Captain Paul K. Chappell -- Waging Peace

Paul K. Chappell graduated from West Point, was deployed to Iraq, and left active duty as a Captain.

He is the author of the Road to Peace series, a seven-book series about waging peace, ending war, the art of living, and what it means to be human. The first five published books in this series are Will War Ever End?, The End of War, Peaceful Revolution, The Art of Waging Peace, and The Cosmic Ocean.

Chappell serves as the Peace Leadership Director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Lecturing across the country and internationally, he also teaches courses and workshops on Peace Leadership and Peace Literacy.

He grew up in Alabama, the son of a half-black and half-white father who fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a Korean mother. Growing up in a violent household, Chappell has sought answers to the issues of war and peace, rage and trauma, and vision, purpose, and hope. His website is www.peacefulrevolution.com.

 
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Free Teen Resources to

Simply Self-Soothe

by Patsy A. Ferrell, MSW, LCSW

Welcome to the TPeace911 initiative.  This resource was created for you and others, who are struggling with the distressful trials of life.  

We hope as you make use of these exercises developed just for you, it will be possible for you to find effective ways to “simply self-soothe.”

The exercises and music in this kit are designed to help you manage your distress in a safe, healthy and responsible way -- one breath at a time.