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Jammin’ for peace 

Mike Swenson at Citizen Brand reminds us of PeaceJam, a group with winners on its board, and summarizes:

Since it was launched in 1996, more than 200,000 have been through the program. There have been 105 around the globe in the span of time. Each student has had an average of 45 hours of contact with their teacher, , community leader or PeaceJam staff member to help them identify and implement the 240,000 community service projects that have been completed in ten years. New programs are about to launch for the college and the elementary school levels as well.

   Members of the board (the board includes and the ) will be in , Col. in September to continue their “call to action” to help the planet. It’s initiatives like this that make being an adult less guilty: promoting a good cause, while still retaining ownership of the responsibility of making the better. And to help young people get on the right track, rather than letting them think that the “way of the dollar” is normal for the .
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We are discussing at our IPREX meetings how we can help get the word out about this conference in September. This is a great start Jack. The concept is great because it is so grassroots in nature. It's up to the youth to take action and will be more meaningful to them in the end.  
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