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Dayton Art Institute Peace Pole

In 2014, the first official year of Peace Dayton, a collaboration between the Dayton Art Institute, the Dayton International Peace Museum, and Dayton Friendship Force resulted in a prime position for a Peace Pole -- May Peace Prevail on Earth! Attending adults listened to the guitar-works of local musician Jim

Honoring Our Veterans

A collaboration between Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Peace Dayton, the University of Dayton, and many others as well as sponsorship by the Montgomery County Commission, the Honoring Our Veterans event began in 2015 at the Peace Place, part of the Dayton Vietnam Veterans Memorial. In 2016, the event was

World House Choir’s Missa Gaia

The World House Choir is a diverse, multi-cultural, mixed-voice choir whose repertoire is drawn from different traditions including world music, spirituals, gospel, folk, and peace and justice. The Choir has performed for many years for International Day of Peace and Peace Weeks in Dayton.

Peace Heroes Walk by the Dayton International Peace Museum

The Peace Heroes Walk is one of the stellar peace events in Dayton. First coordinated by Jerry Leggett, then Executive Director of the Dayton International Peace Museum, in collaboration with NCCJ, WYSO, the Dayton Art Institute and many others, the Peace Heroes Walk has become the Kickoff Event for Peace

Burundian Drummers at Dayton Metro Library

The Burundian Drummers performed at the 2015 Dayton Metro Library Event to  a crowd from Urban Nights in Dayton. Inside the Library was an exhibit on the Human Trafficking global challenge mounted by Abolition Dayton and sponsored by the University of Dayton.

Feast for Peace at Sikh Gurdwara

The Dayton Sikh Gurdwara in Huber Heights provided an open house for the community to experience a Sikh celebration, including an extensive and generous Langar. In 2015, the Mayor of Huber Heights attended and Channel 7 News covered the event so that the community could know more about the positive

Peace Begins Here – City Paper

Dayton celebrates the right to peace By Janell R. Ward Photo: Peace Week will run Saturday, Sept. 13 – Sunday, Sept. 21; photo: Andy Snow   In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly established an International Day of Peace to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace around the world. This year, on Sunday, Sept.