International Day of Peace

Peace Day Philly is a local initiative that promotes active participation in the United Nations International Day of Peace ("Peace Day"), a day of ceasefire and non-violence observed worldwide on September 21. The Peace Day Philly initiative welcomes organizations, neighborhoods, community groups, schools and individuals to participate in this global day by creating opportunities for peace, non-violence and greater unity in the Philadelphia region.

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Girl Rising - Film Screening

Over 60 students, staff, and community members enjoyed a film screening in the Drexel Marks Intercultural Center on Thursday, October 10th. Girl Rising, facilitated and co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs, Center for Interdisciplinary Programs, Office of Equality and Diversity, and School of Education, tells the triumphant stories of nine girls from a variety of cultures around the world that reflects their struggles and triumphs to overcome societal or cultural barriers to go to education...Read More.

Drexel Teach-in for Peacebuilding

The Drexel Teach-in for Peacebuilding was a half-day of hands-on workshops on diverse building blocks of peace. The teach-in was put on by a collaborative team of Drexel University units and partners including the Office of International Programs (Drexel), College of Arts and Sciences Center for Interdisciplinary Programs (Drexel), School of Education (Drexel), Office of Equality and Diversity (Drexel), Peace Day Philly, The Peace Center, and the Global Philadelphia Association. Read More

Sarah Bones - Film Screening

On October 16th, the Office of International Program facilitated and co-sponsored the Sarah Bones –Film Screening and discussions in the Marks Intercultural Center. Read More

City, nonprofit promoting "global profile" of the area

Pushing Philadelphia forward as a world center, the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs and the nonprofit Global Philadelphia Association are rolling out more than 100 public events, starting Sunday and running through Nov. 1, to promote "international consciousness" and a "global profile" for the....

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