We are honored to partner #withMalala to raise the voices and share the visions of youth connecting Global Girls Education and Peace

What it’s all about:

In the 2016/17 school year Create Peace Project, in partnership with Students Stand #withMalala, is facilitating a multi-country Peace Exchange to complement the activities of Phase I and Phase II of the He Named Me Malala film campaign. This Peace Exchange will involve 10,000 youth and educators from schools in the United States, Kenya and India to create a peace card; sharing their artistic vision of how all girls’ right to quality, safe education will create a more peaceful world. This project is open to students in 6th – 12th grades (ages 12 and older). Thank You.

Our Impact:

      • More than 30,000 peace exchanges have taken place in over 10 countries in the last seven years.

Our Motivation:

Today, over 60 million girls are out of school globally. We believe that we can do something about this. It is time for action, and we need your help.

Our Partners

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Welcome Teachers,

Thank you for your interest in the Stand #withMalala Peace Exchange.

We have currently reached our capacity for the current exchange.   Please know that we are thrilled by your interest and will be doing all we can to accommodate all inquiries from this point (12pm PST Oct. 22nd) forward.   We would love for you to send your interest and request below….but please note, that until we have established a plan for expanding the project, we are currently full for this exchange.

We are excited to have you here and to work with you and your students on this exciting project. Given that the film is PG-13, this exchange is open to students in 6 – 12th grades who have seen He Named Me Malala.

Please fill out the sign-up form with as much information as possible and we will be in touch with you shortly to get your school enrolled. We are grateful for your participation and excited to see what kind of uplifting art and meaningful messages your students create connecting global girls education and peace!

Thank You.

 

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Important Downloads

PeaceExchange Package

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PeaceCard Front

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PeaceCard Back

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He Named Me Malala Video Clips

30,000 students from 250+ schools in 10 countries have participated in The Peace Exchange in the past seven years.

It was an amazing afternoon with our kids…they loved to color and wrote beautiful messages! It was wonderful to see kids that have been incredibly abused with such an open heart and full of love…the kids adored it and felt important! They loved the idea of having an American friend! Thank you again for sharing this magical project with us!

Marcia R. Homeless Shelter Coordinator Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

It was so much fun to do this project. The best part was seeing what happened afterwards; when the students in Ghana got the cards. It’s really strong to know that someone receives what you made and then they do the same thing in response.

Student, 7th Grade ~ Hawken School, Lyndhurst, Ohio

Yesterday was one of the best days ever at our school. There was a feeling of peace throughout the entire school. Teachers all commented on it. Thank you for this marvelous project. We have already decided that we will do something similar every year as a school tradition. You have already made a huge impact on our school.

Linda, Librarian | Media Specialist Emerson School Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Peace Exchange in Action