Peaceful World Picnic 2018

By Marcus Lorenzo Penn “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”                       -Margaret Mead   On September 8th, the peaceful, natural, connected surroundings of the Anubhuti Retreat Center in Novato supported…

Mid-year site visits to our 2017 grantees

By Helene Szabados Peaceful World Foundation has finished its first round of mid-year visits to our 2017 grantees. The organizations we have visited so far included Dalai Lama Fellows, The Cultural Conservancy and Holistic Underground. We would like to share our appreciation for the efforts these organizations have contributed to building a more peaceful world.…

Autumnal Gathering

By Helene Szabados and Heidi Majano     Corn, squash, beans, sage and copal were just a few of the items used to create our altar in honor of the International Day of Peace and the Autumnal Equinox. Peaceful World Foundation collaborated with Cultural Conservancy and California Consortium for Urban Indian Health to create a…

Picnic for Peace in the Presidio

By Helene Szabados “Let peace begin with me and spread out from this place.”  -Sami Sunchild In our fast paced world, peace can seem inaccessible at times. Stress and feelings of loneliness begin to seep through and relief appears to be running away from us. Even in our darkest hours, peace is within us; it…

Water Prayer Gathering

By Helene Szabados “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.” -Maya Angelou Last Wednesday, Peaceful World joined Cultural Conservancy in collaborating a Water Prayer Gathering at El Polin Springs, in the…

Impressions from the Bioneers Conference 2016

By Heidi Majano and Helene Szabados Last Friday, Peaceful World Foundation had the opportunity to participate at the 2016 Bioneers Conference. Bioneers is a nonprofit educational organization that emphasizes breakthrough solutions for restoring people and the planet. For over two decades, Bioneers has provided an annual conference gathering both scientific and social innovators to demonstrate…

Preparations

By Helene Szabados Digging through archives and the storage unit, Peaceful World Foundation has been preparing for the launching and reception of The Life and Times of Sami Sunchild.  We have been planning this event since the beginning of the year. Excitement is brewing for this event, as we step into our role as a…