By: Andrea Ciccolini, Glenview, IL – July 17, 2019 – The Hands of Peace participants and staff ran outside the doors of the Catholic Church as the fire alarm went off in the kitchen during preparations for the annual culture night. While the delegations cooked their food for that night’s dinner, smoke set the alarm off.
By: Jake Arft-Guatelli, Carlsbad, San Diego – July 26, 2019 – Artists and participants alike bustled about Carlsbad New Village Arts as this year’s mural painting session formally began. The murals provide a permanent creative medium in which participants express themselves individually and as a group.
By: Shayna Glazer, Carlsbad, CA – July 24, 2019 – Participants can be seen running around with delegation flags wrapped around their shoulders, talking straight into cameras for their projects,
By: Zoey Serebriany, Bressi Ranch, CA – July 25, 2019 – Empathy grew as the San Diego Hands of Peace community listened to author and speaker Azim Khamisa share his inspiring story and message of forgiveness, compassion, and empowerment.