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Fosteringa Culture of Peace through Service        © 2002 International Educational Foundation IEF is responsible for the ...
Toward a Culture ofPeace                      © IEF 2
A “ culture of peace” differsfrom the politics of peace The term, “ culture of peace”  focuses on the internal factors  t...
Culture of Peace “It b e g i n s wi th i n o n e s e l f a n d th e h o m e , s pr e a d s o u t to th e c o m m u n i ty,...
“Ch a r a c te r …i s n o t d e v e l o pe d j u s t b y l e a r n i n g a b o u t wo r d s s uch as k i n d n e s s a n d...
Basic Life Goals              Mature             Character                  True                  Love   Contribution     ...
Harmony of Word and DeedBecoming a responsible individual with integrity                                              © IE...
Establishing Bonds ofHeartCaring and compassion are vital componentsof moral feeling and the cultivation of heart   © IEF 8
Compassion for OthersLearning to understand and have compassion       for those who are different       © IEF 9
Improving the Quality ofLife                           © IEF 10
“Ou r s u r v e ys c o n ti n u e tos h o w th a t v o l u n te e r s a r ef a r m o r e l i k e l y th a nn o n -v o l u ...
“Y o u th wh o h a v e o ppo r tu n i ti e s to c a r e f o r o th e r s th r o u g h s e r v i c e have hig he r le ve ls...
Stimulating an Interest inServing       Publicize Needs       Identify Role Models       Use Mass Media       Foster R...
Service Learning   Providing an   o ppo r tu n i ty   to l e a r n a n d d e v e l o p   h e a r t a n d c h a r a c te r ...
Time for Reflection                      © IEF 15
Types of Service Projects       Disaster-based       Intergenerational       Educational       Environmental       So...
Intergenerational                    © IEF 17
Educational              © IEF 18
Environmental Based                      © IEF 19
Social Issue Based                     © IEF 20
Opportunities for theVolunteer to DevelopCharacter                        © IEF 21
“I f e l t l i k e I h a d b e e ni n s i d e a we l l wi th m y o wnv i s i o n . Bu t h e r e I c a m eo u t o f th e we...
A Circle of LearningVolunteers are encouraged to engage in dialogue   with the activity, other volunteers and the         ...
Varieties of ReflectionExercises                          © IEF 24
“S e r v i c e , n o t s e l f - i n te r e s t, h o l d s o u r wo r l d to g e th e r .”                 Thomas Lickona ...
Serving TogetherStrengthens Family Bonds                           © IEF 26
“It wa s a g r e a t r e v e l a ti o n to m e th a tth r o u g h wo r k i n g f o r a c o m m o n pu r po s epe o pl e c ...
“S o m e ti m e s I a s k m ys e l f , wh a t c a n I d o ?In th i s pr o j e c t I’v e l e a r n e d th a t th e b e s tt...
“I f e e l th a t th e s e pe o pl e , th o u g h po o r i nte r m s o f m o n e y, a r e o v e r f l o wi n g wi th th er...
“Th e f i r s t d a y Ba l j i t wa l k e d i n th e r o o mwe a r i n g a tu r b a n . My f i r s t th o u g h ts we r eo...
Catalyst for Change     A Heartfelt Experience                              © IEF 31
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“ … th e o n l y o n e s a m o n g yo uwh o wi l l b e tr u l y h a ppy a r eth o s e wh o h a v e s o u g h t a n df o u ...
I s l e pt a n d I d r e a m e d th a t l i f e wa sa l l j oy.I wo k e a n d s a w th a t l i f e wa s b u ts e rvice .I ...
e r v i c e r e a c h e s i ts u l ti m a te e xpr e s s i owh e n i t i m pa c ts th e f u l l s pe c tr u m o fi f e ’ s...
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  1. 1. Fosteringa Culture of Peace through Service © 2002 International Educational Foundation IEF is responsible for the content of this presentation only if it has not been altered from the original. © IEF 1
  2. 2. Toward a Culture ofPeace © IEF 2
  3. 3. A “ culture of peace” differsfrom the politics of peace The term, “ culture of peace” focuses on the internal factors that contribute to the way to peace. Culture suggests the consciousness or mindset of a people— their identity and their ways of living. © IEF 3
  4. 4. Culture of Peace “It b e g i n s wi th i n o n e s e l f a n d th e h o m e , s pr e a d s o u t to th e c o m m u n i ty, th e n o n to th e r e g i o n a l , n a ti o n a l a n d i n te r n a ti o n a l l e v e l s . ” Ma n i f e s to 2 0 0 0 Pl e d g e , UN © IEF 4
  5. 5. “Ch a r a c te r …i s n o t d e v e l o pe d j u s t b y l e a r n i n g a b o u t wo r d s s uch as k i n d n e s s a n d h o n e s ty. It i n v o l v e s o u r wh o l e l i f e — wh a t we th i n k , f e e l , a n d d o , a n d wh y.” Ke v i n R ya n © IEF 5
  6. 6. Basic Life Goals Mature Character True Love Contribution Loving to Society Relationships & Family © IEF 6
  7. 7. Harmony of Word and DeedBecoming a responsible individual with integrity © IEF 7
  8. 8. Establishing Bonds ofHeartCaring and compassion are vital componentsof moral feeling and the cultivation of heart © IEF 8
  9. 9. Compassion for OthersLearning to understand and have compassion for those who are different © IEF 9
  10. 10. Improving the Quality ofLife © IEF 10
  11. 11. “Ou r s u r v e ys c o n ti n u e tos h o w th a t v o l u n te e r s a r ef a r m o r e l i k e l y th a nn o n -v o l u n te e r s to b ec o n c e r n e d a b o u t o th e r s a n da b o u t s o c i a l c a u s e s .” V i r g i n i a Ho d g k i n s o n , Ke y F a c to r s In f l u e n c i n g Ca r i n g , In v o l v e m e n t a n d Co m m u n i ty © IEF 11
  12. 12. “Y o u th wh o h a v e o ppo r tu n i ti e s to c a r e f o r o th e r s th r o u g h s e r v i c e have hig he r le ve ls of s e lf- e s te e m , l e s s d e pr e s s i o n , b e tte r s c h o o l a tte n d a n c e , a n d a g r e a te r s e n s e o f s o c i a l r e s po n s i b i l i ty.” He l e n Le Ge tte Pa r e n ts , Ki d s a n d Ch a r a c te r © IEF 12
  13. 13. Stimulating an Interest inServing  Publicize Needs  Identify Role Models  Use Mass Media  Foster Reciprocity  Enhance Personal Growth  Integrate Service with Other Activities © IEF 13
  14. 14. Service Learning Providing an o ppo r tu n i ty to l e a r n a n d d e v e l o p h e a r t a n d c h a r a c te r th r o u g h s e r v i n g o th e r s © IEF 14
  15. 15. Time for Reflection © IEF 15
  16. 16. Types of Service Projects  Disaster-based  Intergenerational  Educational  Environmental  Social issue- based © IEF 16
  17. 17. Intergenerational © IEF 17
  18. 18. Educational © IEF 18
  19. 19. Environmental Based © IEF 19
  20. 20. Social Issue Based © IEF 20
  21. 21. Opportunities for theVolunteer to DevelopCharacter © IEF 21
  22. 22. “I f e l t l i k e I h a d b e e ni n s i d e a we l l wi th m y o wnv i s i o n . Bu t h e r e I c a m eo u t o f th e we l l b y b e i n ge xpo s e d to a g r e a te r Irfan Omarv a r i e ty o f pe o pl e a n dd i a Inf a i th s .” © IEF 22
  23. 23. A Circle of LearningVolunteers are encouraged to engage in dialogue with the activity, other volunteers and the beneficiaries of their service. © IEF 23
  24. 24. Varieties of ReflectionExercises © IEF 24
  25. 25. “S e r v i c e , n o t s e l f - i n te r e s t, h o l d s o u r wo r l d to g e th e r .” Thomas Lickona © IEF 25
  26. 26. Serving TogetherStrengthens Family Bonds © IEF 26
  27. 27. “It wa s a g r e a t r e v e l a ti o n to m e th a tth r o u g h wo r k i n g f o r a c o m m o n pu r po s epe o pl e c a n f e e l th e o n e n e s s o f h u m a n i ty,wh i c h i s th e b a s i c tr u th o f e xi s te n c e .” S. Kulandai Sami India © IEF 27
  28. 28. “S o m e ti m e s I a s k m ys e l f , wh a t c a n I d o ?In th i s pr o j e c t I’v e l e a r n e d th a t th e b e s tth i n g I c a n d o i s l o v e .” Javier Horno Spain © IEF 28
  29. 29. “I f e e l th a t th e s e pe o pl e , th o u g h po o r i nte r m s o f m o n e y, a r e o v e r f l o wi n g wi th th er i c h n e s s o f l o v e a n d c a r i n g .” Moaazam Shah Pakistan © IEF 29
  30. 30. “Th e f i r s t d a y Ba l j i t wa l k e d i n th e r o o mwe a r i n g a tu r b a n . My f i r s t th o u g h ts we r eo f te r r o r i s ts . I s o o n c a m e to k n o w h i m a n d h o u g h ts we r e r e pl a c e d wi th f e e l i n g s o fb r o th e r h o o d .” Craig Bushman USA © IEF 30
  31. 31. Catalyst for Change A Heartfelt Experience © IEF 31
  32. 32. © IEF 32
  33. 33. “ … th e o n l y o n e s a m o n g yo uwh o wi l l b e tr u l y h a ppy a r eth o s e wh o h a v e s o u g h t a n df o u n d h o w to s e r v e .” Albert Schweitzer © IEF 33
  34. 34. I s l e pt a n d I d r e a m e d th a t l i f e wa sa l l j oy.I wo k e a n d s a w th a t l i f e wa s b u ts e rvice .I s e r v e d a n d I u n d e r s to o d th a ts e r v i c e wa s j oy. R a b i n d r a n a th Ta g o r e Poet and Nobel Laureate © IEF 34
  35. 35. e r v i c e r e a c h e s i ts u l ti m a te e xpr e s s i owh e n i t i m pa c ts th e f u l l s pe c tr u m o fi f e ’ s a c ti v i ti e s a n d b e c o m e s i n te g r a ten to o u r wa y o f l i f e . © IEF 35
  36. 36. “ Ne v e r d o u b t th a t a s m a l l g r o u p o f th o u g h tf u l , c o m m i tte d c i ti ze n s c a n c h a n g e th e wo rMead Margaret l d . In d e e d , Anthropologist i t i s th e o n l y th i n g th a t e v e r h a s .” © IEF 36

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