Gabriela Rincon, from Tijuana, Mexico, is a junior in the International Relations Major at the Autonomous University of Baja California. As the Youth Ambassador for Peace of the 2015 International Peace & Humanity Day, Gabriela presented a message for peace. She addressed the the massive costs of history’s violence and warfare and the need for our attention as species to focus towards peace. Gabriela’
Adam Khan (age 9) from London, United Kingdom, is an American, British, and Australian citizen with Indian and Pakistani heritage. As an incoming 5th grader at the King’s College Junior School in Wimbledon, he received the highest honor for his WWII history project and continued on to published a book containing interviews with WWII veterans and survivors. Adam, as the Child Ambassador for Peace of this year
San Diego-WISH is pleased to announce our first Peace & Humanity Day Art Contest. Following the guidelines below, artists may submit their peace symbol artwork. One winning symbol will be used as our symbol of peace for our 2015 events. The winning artist will receive an award at our events in August 2014. Please see the rules & guidelines below (click to enlarge):
Japanese legend says one who folds 1,000 origami paper cranes will be granted any wish they choose. This legend has been made world famous by the story of Sadaka and the Thousand Paper Cranes. Today, many hold this legend as a sincere act of dedication and commitment. The students of Minato Gakuen Japanese school in San Diego have collectively folded 1,000 cranes as a WISH for world peace. The chain of paper cranes h
Art and music has moved mountains throughout history proving to be one of the most timeless and unconditional ways of sending a message. San Diego-WISH has been fortunate enough to feature acoustic guitarist Ryo Sean Okada for the 2nd time at this year’s Peace & Humanity Day event and thus recognizes him as a “Peace Artist” of our time.
Planning for Peace & Humanity Day 2013 is already underway! An official announcement will be made once we have confirmed the dates and details but our events will take place with a similar schedule and the same venues as 2012. Look for P&H Day in August 2013 in San Diego, CA.