Little Friends for Peace is a founding organization of this community-initiated project to offer community residents the skills and resources to become empowered and self-sufficient. For Little Friends for Peace’s part, we teach peace skills as a critical component of Perry Center, Inc.’s Youth Development Program, serving 40 elementary-aged children and 20 teens every school day afternoon. We also infuse peace education into their 6 week summer camp programming, and were delighted to be able to weekly take the children to our new Peace Oasis home in Accokeek, Md this past summer. In addition, we offer mentoring to staff, enabling them to be peace educators in their own right.
We are so proud of the important work of all the organizations that make up the Perry School Community Services Center and continuously seek to enhance and maximize the endless possibilities for partnerships and peace that this relationship provides. We look forward to ten more years of spreading peace and eradicating poverty!