#ThankyouTuesday to Ron Kovich!

Ron Kovich is an active board member and a committed supporter of Play for Peace. Ron also help us with our fundraising events and its sponsors.  Ron, we want to take this opportunity to express our warmest gratitude for being our board member.…

Introducing Farragut High School-PFP Club

"All children deserve to play" Play for Peace mentors, Leah and Juan along with 8 youth started a Play for Peace Club at Farragut High School in Chicago, IL, USA. Farragut club meet weekly to plan and conduct Practice Peace session at school.

#ThankyouTuesday to Mark Havens!

Our deepest appreciation to Mark Havens! Mark is an active board member and a committed supporter of Play for Peace. Mark, we want to take this opportunity to express our warmest gratitude for being our board member. We value your contribution at…

India Series: Survivors and Strength

"Today I know we were learning about values but I saw more than that, I saw humanity." The first day of my month-long journey to visit the Play for Peace community in India was Holi, a Hindu celebration where colored powder is smeared on faces and…

#ThrowbackThursday: Play for Peace First Conference in India

The photo was taken in 2003 at a campsite, in Bangalore, India, where Play for Peace first local conference was held. Play for Peace youth groups and trainers from Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore, participated in the three days meet. This…

AN ORGANIC HEALER: Guest Blog Series

"We were born with collective identity that is why we coexist and can connect with each other on many levels." I meant to share these thoughts for a long time. These thoughts are coming from my fifteen years of journey from help-seeker to a healer.…

A Dream of Peace in South Sudan

"Please don't give up on us" - Play for Peace participant in South Sudan In a country of beauty, potential, and energy, South Sudan is struggling with an increasing number of localized wars and a growing volume of refugees and child soldiers. The…

One Small City Tries a Big Strategy for Change: Guest Blog Series

Play for Peace is not just about play. It is a powerful strategy for changing the paradigm of race and class relationships through cooperative play. - Maurine Pyle One thing I learned when I visited Play for Peace in Guatemala in 2007 was that size…

#ThankyouTuesday to all of our Feast for Peace Guests and Donors

"What an amazing night! It was fun, informative and inspiring!" Thank you to everyone who supported our 2015 Feast for Peace. Over 130 guests braved the chilly Chicago weather to share the evening with us! It was a beautiful night with delicious…

Our accomplishments since the 2014 Feast for Peace!

Register Here! Tickets for our Mardi Gras-themed charity dinner are going fast! While we will have a limited number of tickets available the night of the event for walk-ins, we are coming close to filling the room again this year! Please register…