Champions of Peace,
Where Peace Lives is committed to gaining awareness and momentum in creating a world where all children grow-up SAFE, FREE AND STRONG.
We will need you help to fulfill on our mission (www.wherepeacelives.org
Did you know?
More than 2 million children have died as a direct result of armed conflict over the last decade. More than three times that number, at least 6 million children, have been permanently disabled or seriously injured. More than 1 million have been orphaned or separated from their families. Between 8,000 and 10,000 children are killed or maimed by landmines every year, " UNICEF - (http://www.unicef.org/protection/index_armedconflict.html
Did you know?
"In the 2007–08 school year, an estimated 55.7 million students were enrolled in prekindergarten through grade 12 (Snyder, Dillow, and Hoffman 2009). Preliminary data show that among youth ages 5–18, there were 43 school-associated violent deaths1 from July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008 (indicator 1). In 2007, among students ages 12–18, there were about 1.5 million victims of nonfatal crimes at school, 2 including 826,800 thefts3 and 684,100 violent crimes4 (simple assault and serious violent crime5) (indicator 2). During the 2007–08 school year, 85 percent of public schools recorded that at least one violent crime, theft, or other crime occurred at their school (indicator 6). The following section presents key findings from each section of the report," Center for Education Statistics - USA (http://nces.ed.gov/programs/crimeindicators/crimeindicators2009/key...
KNOWING MAKES NO DIFFERENCE. ONLY YOUR ACTIONS WILL
Please consider making a donation to Where Peace Lives this week and communicate to me how you would like to get involved with our efforts worldwide in 2010.
Call me with any questions or requests at 201-349-2331.
Thank you for the difference you make every day as Champions of Peace.
Much love and peace,
Jeff Rudy - Remember, the possibility of peace lives in you!
Where Peace Lives
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