Cassandra Curley: “Path to Peace Walk Across 50 States in 50 Weeks: Florida”

Cassandra Curley Blogger Author and Messenger of Peace Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the […]

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Missy Crutchfield: “Checkpoint. #SaveSoltan #FreeSoltan #HeIsMe”

Join Gandhi’s Be Magazine in a new Moral Monday movement, #MoralMondayforMohamedSoltan demanding the immediate release of American Mohamed Soltan, just sentenced to life in prison in Egypt. Mohamed Soltan. He is young, American, and also happens to be Egyptian and “happened” to be in Egypt, as he is Egyptian American, during events occurring as part […]

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As Seen On Storify: “Mohamed Soltan Sentenced to Life in Prison By Egyptian Court Under Illegal Military Coup”

Gandhi’s Be Magazine is calling for a weekly online #MoralMondayforMohamedSoltan to call attention to Mohamed Soltan’s imprisonment and the rapidly decaying conditions of human rights and civil society in Egypt under the illegal military coup and regime which has been controlling Egypt since 2013. [View the story “His Face Is Our Face: American Mohamed Soltan […]

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Profiles of Change: Cassandra Curley

Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the lessons she learned and shared with others along the way […]

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A Gandhi in the Library: Keenon McCloy Infuses Memphis Public Library with Leadership Inspired By Gandhi’s Commitment to Truth and Service

Celebrating National Library Week, Gandhi’s Be Magazine profiles a top leader and librarian, at the Memphis Public Library, who makes a difference in both her local and global community… Gandhi’s fingerprints are on the Memphis Public Library–both figuratively and literally–as it grows to be a gold standard library facilitating learning, compassion, equality, and opportunity for […]

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Winning Selection! College/University: Catherin Prayogo Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: Catherin Prayogo Category: College/University Age: 21 Country: Indonesia Peace is a rare word used to describe a situation or condition today. Newspapers regularly report conflicts, bombing, killing, and many other unethical and immoral acts. Crimes have escalated which are shown by several examples such as the commercial airline which was shot down and the […]

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Winning Selection! College/University: Ijioma Hannatu Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: Ijioma Hajiya Hannatu Category: College/University Age: 19 Country: Nigeria What would be your vision for a Gandhi Global Centre for Peace? “Turning and Turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot hear the falconer, things fall apart; the centre cannot hold. Mere anarchy is loosed upon the earth. Those were the opening lines of […]

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Winning Selection! College/University: John Oluwaseun Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: DAIRO JOHN OLUWASEUN Category: College/University Age: 18 Country: Nigeria What would be your vision for a Gandhi Global Centre for Peace? There are a lot of problems or challenges facing the globe and the solution to those problems are my vision for the Gandhi Global Center for Peace which are clearly explained as follows: Firstly, the […]

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Winning Selection! College/University: Dang Thu Trang Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: Dang Thu Trang Category: College/University Age: 17 Country: Vietnam What would be your vision for a Gandhi Global Centre for Peace? Some people believe that without wars among countries, they are living in peace. Nevertheless, the fact that they live in unhappy families or unhappy societies still demonstrates that this is not a peaceful […]

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Winning Selection! Middle School: Shiv Kampani Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: Shiv Kampani Category: Middle School Age: 11 Country: India Some time ago, I read a quote by William James that changed me forever… ”The great use of life is to spend it doing something that will outlast it.” There it was … I felt I had a map set out for me and all […]

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Winning Selection! Elementary School: Avantika Kampani Writes for Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

Name: Avantika Kampani Category: Elementary School Age: 8 Country: India I’m going to change the world starting with…. a magical recipe for a cake that I have formed in my head. My first ingredient is kindness, then love and cheer, and my icing is forgiveness. I would like to tell you all about my ingredients. […]

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Announcing Winning Selections! 2015 Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

(Gandhi Global Center for Peace) – In January 2015, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi announced the 2015 Gandhi Global Center for Peace essay contest for students to share their vision for nonviolence and peace around the world. In partnership with Gandhi Global Center for Peace and Gandhi’s Be Magazine, the annual essay contest took place […]

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Cassandra Curley: “Path to Peace Walk Across 50 States in 50 Weeks: Louisiana”

Cassandra Curley Blogger Author and Messenger of Peace Editor’s Note: Cassandra Curley recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Author, Messenger of Peace, and visionary for the 2,500 mile Walk for Peace, Cassandra Curley blogs on her 2,500 mile journey across America, walking 50 miles in each state in 50 weeks for her 50th birthday and the […]

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NBC News: “Drone Films Bird’s-Eye View of Nepal Quake Devastation”

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Huffington Post: ” Chipotle Becomes First Major Restaurant Chain To Serve Only GMO-Free Food”

(Huffington Post) From the tortillas to the salsa to the chips and marinades, everything served at Chipotle will now be GMO-free. Starting Monday, the Mexican fast food chain will only serve food that’s devoid of genetically modified ingredients, The New York Times reports. This will be a first for a major restaurant chain. “This is another […]

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Meatless Monday: “Healthy Food Meets Fast Food”

(Meatless Monday) You often hear that people would eat healthier if it was cheaper and easier – if healthy food was as accessible as fast food. Two years ago, author and columnist for the NY Times, Mark Bittman, wrote an article titled, “Yes, Healthful Fast Food is Possible. But Edible?” He profiled veggieburger_bittmanseveral budding restaurant chains […]

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The Guardian: “Nepal earthquake: rescue continues as death toll exceeds 2,500 – the day’s updates”

Editor’s Note: Gandhi’s Be Magazine visited this site in Bhaktapur, Nepal (photo below) just last year during our Everest Base Camp Trek 2014. Our hearts are moved for the people of Nepal and our prayers go out for their recovery from this tragic event. CLICK HERE for more Gandhi’s Be Magazine coverage on the Nepal […]

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Georgia Renaissance Festival Celebrates 30 Years Educating & Entertaining All Ages

Visiting the Georgia Renaissance Festival is like opening up a renaissance story book and walking into a completely different place and time. With a full-scale recreation of a working 16th Century English Village, a day’s visit to the Georgia Renaissance Festival educates and entertains all ages from the stage acts and artisan booths in the […]

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Video: “The True Cost”

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls […]

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TakePart: “Two Years After Factory Collapse, Fashion’s Front Line Still Hopes for Safety”

Many workers in Bangladesh haven’t seen the improvements in working conditions that they were promised. For one of them, any changes will be too late. (TakePart) DHAKA, Bangladesh—On the list of tragedies that have befallen industry in Bangladesh over the past two years, the death of Anwar Hossain scarcely registers. International observers, diplomats, local NGOs, factory […]

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Pace e Bene: “Wherever you are, be part of Los Alamos vigils: 70,000 Cranes for Peace”

This year, as people around the world take action to commemorate the massacre and ban the bomb, Campaign Nonviolence and Upaya Zen Center are calling on people everywhere to fold 70,000 paper cranes for peace to be brought to “the cradle of the bomb”, Los Alamos National Laboratory, on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days. Seventy years […]

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