Welcome to “The City of Peace” – our second season of the 21st Century Global Atlanta project. We are exploring different aspects of peace in Atlanta and on a global scale to learn and engage with a variety of communities initiating peace.
Below you will find our featured posts (and soon our podcasts from this past season)!
What does it mean to be a city of peace? The team takes a critical look at the characteristics of a "city of peace" and how Atlanta fits into that framework.
Team member Amanda discusses peace with trans-disciplinary artist and teacher, Cosmo Whyte.
Race, Religion, and Peace with Dr. Richard W. Wills, Sr. Peace can have many forms. A form could be pacifism: advocating for no harm to any person and an end to all violence. A form could be justice: freedom and equal opportunity for all. But another form, the form...
Team member John Jajeh takes a deep dive into peacemaker Mary-Pat Hector's work and impact over the last 10 years.
Team member Alyssa sits down with Professor Kirk Bowman to talk about peace making and philanthropy.
Peace Education & Why It Matters Andrew Young, Former UN Ambassador and Former Atlanta Mayor, delivering remarks at the Greater Atlanta Higher Education Leadership Meeting for the Peace Education Initiative, Feb 4, 2020, Georgia Tech (view source). What is...
Peace Engineering: An Emerging Field Peace engineering at Drexel University via Philadelphia Academies, Inc. where the participants work on a Digital-On-Ramps project (source). Language is a tool so essential, so ingrained in our daily lives it's often overlooked....
International Student Huaiwen shares what it is like learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and US civil rights Martin Luther King, Jr..
We look at surrounding controversies and the history behind the renowned prize.