Hunger Van Project

By: Jordan Derbas Carlsbad, Calif – July 23, 2018 – While the participants spend time learning about peace and leadership through dialogue, they also get an incredible chance to broaden that concept on a larger scale by applying the skills they learn to help those in the community. This Monday, the participants teamed up withContinue reading Hunger Van Project

Together As One

By: Sofia Islas, La Jolla, CA – July 15, 2018 After only a few dialogue sessions, the Hands of Peace participants loaded the bus to head to UCSD and participate in their popular ropes course program. The participants arrived feeling anxious for the day ahead of them, knowing that they would be asked to faceContinue reading Together As One

All Family Beach Bonfire

By: Jordan Derbas, Oceanside, CA – July 13, 2018 The Hands of Peace program is back in session for 2018! After the second day of dialogue and getting to know each other a little better, the participants needed some time to relax. This Friday evening, the participants, along with the staff and host family members,Continue reading All Family Beach Bonfire

Arrival Day 2018

By: Seth Frankel, Carlsbad, CA – July 11, 2018 Outside of Pacific Ridge School (PRS), a crowd of people had gathered. As day turned to night, the eager and curious group awaiting a bus grew and signs appeared among them, as might be usual for when a winning sports team returns home, or when exuberantContinue reading Arrival Day 2018