BEFORE PEACE WEEK 2015
EMPOWERING A NEW GENERATION OF PEACEMAKERS
September 1: 2:00 pm
Labyrinth drawn: Dr. Diane Rudebok, Cannon Susan Joplin & Mr. Mark Coate
The labyrinths are Casady were a wish from the PD faculty. Mrs. Jane Sharp, Mrs. Pat Czerwinski, Mrs. Karen Towles as well as Mrs. Patti Morgan, Mr. Fresonke, Coach Bonfiglio, Father Blizzard and Father Youmans were connectors to resources to make this possible at Casady School
September 2, Activities
YAC finalizes Peace Week plans. Solicitations letters & e-mails go out.
Casady YAC Planning and Peace Teams worked together at three meetings
Total number of participants: 25 teens and two adults (Father Youmans and Mrs. Clay
September 3: PEACE BEGINS WITH ME Cannon Susan Joplin Saint Paul’s Episcopal
Peace Team sets up indoor labyrinth- introduction of Cannon Susan Joplin
Labyrinth experience : Transept, Butterfly Garden, Activities Period. All day long. . No shoes on indoor labyrinth!
1,000 PROGRAMS WERE DELIVERED DURING CHAPEL TALKS TO UD, MD, AND LD.
100 STUDENTS FROM UD, MD, AND LOWER DIVISION WALKED THE LABYRINTHS (CLASSES: FATHER YOUMANS, MRS. ZEDLITZ, MR. BRADEN, MRS. CLAY: CLASSROOM WITH A CAUSE, INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR OWN TIME, AFTER SCHOOL CARE)
17 FIRST GRADERS @ THE BUTTERFLY LABYRINTH THE NEXT DAY
September 4: PEACE ONE DAY SKYPE
Peace Team chapel introduction of Peace Week YAC Peace Team Skypes with Jeremy Gilley, at the Cochran Library at Activities 10:10 AM
Sept. 9 (Rehearsal google webcast)
September 10 (live global webcast) 10TH: STUDENTS REBUILD LITERACY CHALLENGE Google Hangout with Peru
Casady YAC Bookmark Project Student Ambassadors, 10:30 - Noon, Cochran Library Audiovisual room with Global Nomads, Save the Children, and Bezos Family Foundation. .
World Peace Village Installation at buildings by Peace Team
Pick-up seedlings from Oklahoma Department of Forestry
MD International Club makes pinwheels for peace
Peace Week 9/11-9/21 International Day of Peace
11 THEMES, A BLUEPRINT OF CHANGE FOR A PEACEFUL SUSTAINABLE AND TRANSFORMED WORLD
FRIDAY, September 11
National Day of Service and Remembrance.
I SEE PEACE ONE DAY
Compassion Games Challenge
Chapel Speaker introduction by Peace Team: Mr. Sam Presti
YAC’s Good Deed: Thank you letters for: Village police and firefighters, doctors and nurses. MD writes to Veterans delivered at the end of the day. Global Compassion games begin. Sign up at http://compassiongames.org/
Passports for Peace One Day @ World Peace Village Tables
SATURDAY, September 12: INTERDEPENDENCE
9:00-4:00 PM Jesus House Service: Interfaith Alliance & Mrs. Clay
8:00 - 11:00 AM Out of Darkness Walk, Hefner Lake with
Mrs. Milligan’s “Repplin’and Steppin Team
SUNDAY, September 13
3:00-5:00 Peace Walk around the Casady Lake, Labyrinth Experience with Mrs. Clay. Popcorn with BELIEF -4- PEACE ONE DAY. Oklahoma Department of Forestry Seedlings Giveaway
MONDAY, September 14
Peace Team Chapel introduction :Jennifer Reed
Global Compassion Games, Pinwheels for peace
TUESDAY, September 15
7:30 am PEACE Walk around the lake or labyrinth
Activities: YAC makes pinwheels, Global Compassion Games
WEDNESDAY, September 16
CHILDREN AND TEENS
Compassion Games - Pinwheels for Peace
7:30 PM Kindness is Contagious @ Quail Springs. 74 people made reservations already. Thank you.
$11.25. Reserve ticket with a credit card at http://gathr.us/screening/12710
THURSDAY, September 17
UD/MD Chapel: Orchestra Piece of Peace
Global Compassion Games, Pinwheels for Peace @ MD/Activities
FRIDAY, September 18
Activities Period: Clubs Fair
3:00-5:00 Middle Division YMCA Service Fest
3:00-7:00 pm Youth LEAD OKC training @ Wing
SATURDAY, September 19
8:00-12:00 Boys & Girls Club Day for Kids Fair and school supplies giveaway, Oklahoma Department of Forestry seedlings give away, World Peace Village Awareness- Art Installation: People to People mural
10:00 - 8:00 PM Youth LEAD OKC training
SUNDAY, September 20
8:00 AM World Peace Village Installation at Casady Wing
1:00 - 5:30 OCC’s Interfaith Youth Tour. $15 per person.
A Christian, Jewish and Muslim experience
MONDAY, September 21
I SEE PEACE ONE DAY
HEALING THE BRIDGE
Pinwheel blessing and planting by Labyrinth or around the chapel.
UD: 7:30 AM by Labyrinth, other divisions during chapel services
World Peace Village Public Viewing with donated snack foods and Peace Youth Celebration from Rwanda playing at Casady Wing http://www.peaceoneday.org/2015-celebration
Passports for Peace One Day Exchange for I See Peace One Day Icee’s while supplies last.
6:00-8:00 UN OCU IDP Celebration Partnerships for Peace- Dignity for All. A moderated community conversation between, Pastor Reverend Jessie Jackson, Disciples Minister and Police Chief, Bill Citty on law enforcement and citizen’s rights, police and African Americans in Oklahoma City.
TUESDAY, September 22-25
9/22 FIRST YAC OFFICIAL MEETING OF THE YEAR
9/22 Choir Piece of Peace at UD Chapel
9/23 Student duet at UD Chapel
9/25 MD Service Club delivers Peace Kits to Veterans