“Creativity for Peace widens our horizons, encourages us to think out of the box, and helps us deal with the conflict.

—Aia, 22, Palestinian living in Israel

Michael Franti & Lila Downs in Concert

August 28: Creativity for Peace and AMP Concerts Present Michael Franti and Spearhead & Lila Downs in Concert at the Santa Fe Opera.
Vision

Vision

Creativity for Peace is the leader in preparing young Israeli and Palestinian women to be peacemakers in their communities and across borders with compassion, friendship, and courage.
Mission

Mission

Creativity for Peace trains young Palestinian and Israeli women to partner as leaders by transforming anger and prejudice to mutual respect, facilitating an understanding of the other and inspiring action to promote equality and peace.

Programs

summer camp

Summer Camp
in New Mexico

A three-week intensive focused on dialogue and art-making that is the introduction to our work. Sixteen high school girls from Palestine and Israel build friendships, heal from the suffering of war, and find their voices.


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home country gatherings

Home Country Gatherings

Camper reunions, small sessions organized by location and language, meetings of mothers and daughters, and skill-building workshops in Israel and Palestine.


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young leader training

Young Leader
Training

Advanced training that offers all camper alumnae the tools to be leaders and peacemakers for their lifetimes.


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outreach to American youth

Outreach to
American Youth

Opportunities for young Americans to transform conflict in their own lives, learn about the Israeli-Palestinian situation, and become agents of change in their communities.


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Upcoming Events

Michael Franti and Lila Downs in Concert
August 28
6:30 pm
Santa Fe Opera
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Young Leader Speaking Tour
September 21-28
Northern New Mexico

For further information about Young Leader speaking engagements or general scheduling please contact Dottie Indyke

For further information about our Transforming Conflict workshops for young Americans please contact Kirsten Szykitka

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