The Peace Tree was planted on Capitol Hill and at The Department of Defense
Envision a City of Values featuring values contributed by members of the community were showcased on banners lining Sheridan Circle and Judiciary Square.
Remember Me banners raised awareness of a higher level of consciousness, encouraging hope during such times as the Anthrax and Sniper shooting in Washington DC. This has now become
The Science of Silence Initiative, a case study that invites everyone to send in and tell us their experience of using the Remember Me image during a moment of anger or rage. Its aim is to see if violence can be reduced by using the image. It also helps individuals to experience a moment of inner silence for peace.
The Tree of Blessings invited the 6 continents to send their blessings and good wishes to Washington DC in a time where war in Iraq and a lack of trust in the American way, calls the hearts and minds of people from around the globe to send in good wishes. These were placed on the Peace Tree planted on Capitol Hill. Read more here
Kites for Peace called children and adults from Hawaii, Miami, Los Angeles, and Washington DC to design kites with positive slogans and well wishes that were flown on June 10th,2008 on the Washington Mall, near the Washington Monument. Thousand of kites were mailed to children in war torn countries like Iraq, Niger, Georgia (Russia occupied), One kite can make a world of difference in the life a child who is in darkness.
2008: This year, the 8th year to encourage reverence for peace, and in honor of Dadi Prakashmani's passing away on August 25th 2007, Kites for Peace called children and adults to design kites that are being flown on June 10th on the Washington Mall, near the Washington Monument. Hundreds of these kites will be mailed to children in war in countries like Iraq and Niger. One kite can make a world of difference in the life a child who is in darkness.