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August 30, 2012
Begins directed by Laura Simms in the Camp on Rues des Frères in Port-au-Prince, Haiti May 2012 sponsored by Children of the Earth, inc., ©2012 LSimms THE TEDDY BEAR JOURNEY sponsored by Children of the Earth and designed by storyteller Laura Simms launched a new arts program for young children in a small camp in Port au Prince, Haiti. Our report will describe the Teddy Bear Journey in the context of the children’s art program. The teddy bears instigated a brilliant surprising and joyful...
August 27, 2012
There are literally billions of acts of peace happening around the world every day and many more are needed to address the most pressing issues facing our world. Partners like us from all around the world are coming together to reach a collective goal of a billion acts of peace in 2012.  Help us get there together and Take the Pledge! Here are the top 6 ways you can contribute to this movement: Take The Pledge! Email your networks to take the pledge Embed the Pledge on your...
We Youth joined to make jewelry from colorful beads, organize funds and support LEA
August 19, 2012
COE Chapter Leader Simran Vedvyas supports and reports from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on World Humanitarian Day Theme: "I Was Here" World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. Though everyday humanitarian aid workers help millions of people around the world, regardless of who they are and where they are. World Humanitarian Day is a global celebration of people helping people. Getting along with this year’s campaign "I Was Here...
Illuminating Education
August 15, 2012
On October 4th, 2012, Nina Meyerhof will be participating in the Free Telesumit: Illuminating Education. What if there really is a way to have students, teachers, and communities live more powerfully into their own authentic purpose and power… prevent teacher burn-out, attract and keep THE BEST in the field… and transform education from the inside out? Then would you be willing to take an inward journey? To begin a new conversation?! To REALLY get inspired to BE THE CHANGE?! When at...
Summer of Peace 2012
August 9, 2012
The Summer of Peace 2012 is a global celebration of and call to action for inner and outer Peace. It will occur between June 22, 2012 and end on the International Day of Peace, September 21, 2012 and will feature media campaigns, online commitments to peace, conferences, music concerts, film festivals and grassroots activities around the world. It will leverage social and mainstream media to highlight best practices along the peacebuilding continuum from inner to international. The Summer of...
August 4, 2012
COE Chapter Leader for United Arab Emirates and India (Northern) carried the Olympic Flame 2012 as the youngest Olympic Torch Bearer from the Gulf Region As said by His Excellency Nelson Mandela, "After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb".  Simran embarks as COE Chapter Leader for United Arab Emirates and India (Northern) to share her ideas and work on projects for the benefit of the children and the society. Simran Vedvyas, the youngest torch bearer...
The Morro da Babilonia Favela in Rio
July 15, 2012
REPRESENTING THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S VOICE AT THE DEBATE HELD IN RIO’S  FAVELA The slums of Rio de Janeiro are known as favelas. These house the poorest sections of the society. Rio+20’s goal of sustainable development and green economy will not be achieved without the integration of the entire civil society and this means inclusion of the deprived people of the favelas as well. With this purpose in mind, a local Rio NGO organized a debate on 14th June titled “My world on the Planet”, at...
July 14, 2012
Let the butterfly spread it’s wings and touch your hearts. Love you all so much, COE is a Divine being, we are one with COE and Earth/Universe, All that is in those moments of doubt, let us all know that all is well and WE ARE ACCOMPLISHING OUR DIVINE MISSIONS!!!! May Peace prevail on Earth May Peace be in our homes and countries May our missions be accomplished We thank you guardian deities and guardian spirits OH MY..... THE LOVE THAT FLOWS THROUGH ME IS THE SAME LOVE THAT FLOWS THROUGH...
July 14, 2012
Iulia Tantas from Romania's statement of vision and life purpose. Intention setting in motion the wheels of her story. COE is setting up the first Romania Chapter to make voices like hers sound across borders. Being a child, I got a spyglass as a birthday present from my beloved granny, who always was a model for me, teaching us to live in peace and harmony. Playing with it I discovered that it can take me to a new world, an endless world without limits. There, I could reach the stars and put...
Spiritual Activism Handbook
July 14, 2012
by Jessie Murray, COE Intern, Burlington Vermont On Sunday April 15th, the Vermont Chapter of COE reunited for a workshop focused on exploring the Spiritual Activism Handbook, created by Dr. Nina Meyerhof and Dr. Diane DeTerra. The goal of this workshop was to train our members on how to work with and teach youth about intercultural understanding and spiritual guidance to encourage peace. This training was held in preparation for a group of Chinese students that will come to Vermont next fall...

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