Visions to Peace Project

Visions to Peace Project The Visions to Peace Project is a Christian youth leadership development and peace-building project in Washington, D.C The Visions to Peace Project is a Christian youth leadership development and peace-building project located in Washington, D.C.

Mission: The Visions to Peace Project supports youth, communities and organizations in building safety and peace through creative community action, rather than reliance on policing, prisons, and punitive policies. We are committed to building a broad vision and movement for safety, justice and freedom – the building blocks of peace – through the use of arts, media, education, and organizing.

09/21/2011
Fate of Troy Anthony Davis Hangs in the Balance as Supporters Seek Last-Minute Halt to Execution

Fate of Troy Anthony Davis Hangs in the Balance as Supporters Seek Last-Minute Halt to Execution

Democracy Now! interviews Larry Cox, executive director of Amnesty International USA, and Robert Rooks, director of NAACP's Criminal Justice Program, about the scheduled execution of Troy Davis today. Democracy Now! will air a special broadcast from outside the Georgia prison from 6pm-8pm EDT.

04/19/2011

Hip Hop: Hope for the Hurt(ing)?
Workshops for Young Black Men, ages 15 and up
Wed. 4/20 and Fri. 4/22, 12 - 3 p.m.
Peace Fellowship Church, 4339 Hunt Place N.E.
Come to both sessions and get FREE lunch
plus a $15 GAME STOP gift card
To RSVP, TEXT J at 301.675.5178

Spread the word! Space is limited!

03/16/2011

EAST-OF-THE-RIVER DIALOGUES

Every Saturday from March 26 – April 23, 1:00p – 3:00p (FREE Lunch at 12:30p)
Peace Fellowship Church, 4339 Hunt Place, NE
3 Blocks from the Minnesota Ave metro and off the U8, U2, V7 and X9 bus lines

Do you live East of the River? Come out to share your opinion, tell your story, and connect with other youth and adults. H.S. Students can earn community service.

03/15/2011
Morticians and the Emotional Toll of Youth Violence : NPR

Morticians and the Emotional Toll of Youth Violence : NPR

Youth violence touches many communities. But its impact on funeral directors is often overlooked. It's inevitavble that the profession will sometimes hit close to home. Black funeral professionals share emotional stories of their service to those who died too soon.

02/18/2011
YOUth Power for Peace Summit.mov

Join the Visions to Peace Project at the DMV Peace Circle's Youth Summit tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.!!! We will be facilitating one of the opening peace circles. Come and join us! it will be a great day!! Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/DMVPeaceSummit

We r 14 youth tryna make a change within our communities in the DC, Maryland, nd Virginia areas. We wanna reach out 2 our communities by inviting ya'll 2 the conference 2 help us increase the peace instead decreasing the peace. We kno tht everyone is tired of seeing or hearing about some1 u kno nd l

01/24/2011
Visions For Peace

Powerful poetry & stories from the Vision Is Power Community Social, held at Peace Fellowship Church in July!

A short documentary based upon the Visions to Peace Community Social Event that occurred on 7/29/2010. The youth hosted a viewing for the documentary that they created on the experiences of DC Youth. Community members watched the film and shared their experiences.

Celebrating youth power and building community through music, spoken word, and film by local youth.---------------------...
12/12/2010

Celebrating youth power and building community through music, spoken word, and film by local youth.
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Visions to Peace Project's youth organizers planned this community social during the 2010 summer youth employment program.

Celebrating youth power and building community through music, spoken word, and film by local youth.
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Visions to Peace Project's youth organizers planned this community social during the 2010 summer youth employment program.

03/26/2010
HBO Def Poet Sonya Renee- Still Life

HBO Def Poet and International SLAM Poetry Champion Sonya Renee will be performing this Monday at Radical Forgiveness: A Reportback from Rwanda, a fundraiser for the Visions to Peace Project. Thanks Sonya Renee Taylor!!!!!!

Sonya Renee performs Still Life Live at NPS.

THIS MONDAY, March 29, 6 - 8 p.m. - Join us for a powerful event and fundraiser for the Visions to Peace Project!! Radic...
03/26/2010
Mar 29th, Washington, DC: Radical Forgiveness: Report Back From Rwanda « INCITE! Blog

THIS MONDAY, March 29, 6 - 8 p.m. - Join us for a powerful event and fundraiser for the Visions to Peace Project!! Radical Forgiveness: A Reportback from Rwanda featuring the film As We Forgive, poetry by SLAM Poetry Champion Sonya Renee Taylor, East African food, and more!!! Click on the link for more details!!

As we struggle to end cycles of violence in our local communities, what can we learn from Rwandans’ efforts to heal and rebuild in the aftermath of genocide?

02/24/2010

THIS WEEK, Heiress Entertainment is hosting another Sophisticated Thursdays happy hour benefiting the Visions to Peace Project. That's this Thursday, Feb. 25 6 pm - midnight at Karma Lounge, 800 G. Shoppers Way, Largo Md. (at the BLVD!). GOOD music and NO cover!! Please come out and spread the word!

02/16/2010

Come to a Happy Hour this Thursday at the Boulevard!! Proceeds will benefit the Visions to Peace Project. This year, we are working to launch new projects, release our documentary video Vision Is Our Power, and become a more effective and sustainable organization. Your support will go a long way!!!

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Peace Fellowship Church, 4339 Hunt Pl NE
Washington D.C., DC
20009

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