Today marks the United Nations International Day of Peace. First observed in 1981, it is an opportunity for citizens of the world to come together in the spirit of prosperity and partnership for all. The focus for this year’s International Day of Peace is Sustainable Development Goals: Improving Life Around the Globe. While that may seem like a lofty, unattainable goal, we can all do our part to make the world a better place, and even improve our own outlook in the process.
There are many ways to get involved today, including a collective moment of silence at noon local time. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program offers a myriad of activities and ideas to get kids thinking about the global community. If you enjoy yoga, consider participating in the Global Mala Project on this day, (more…)