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Art inspired by Peace

The children who attend public school in Newark, New Jersey were asked to make a piece of art work that represents what they feel peace truly is. The art was showcased at the Newark Peace Education Summit to help promote the message of the summit. Jim Sheeley, Director of Visual Performing Arts in the Newark Public Schools, shows us some of the art work that was chosen for display at the summit.

Recommended MiND Program: Ishmael Beah

Nearly two years ago, MiND staff, interns and volunteers recorded several dozen interviews at the Newark Peace Education Summit. Ishmael Beah provided one of the most striking interviews. Now an author living in Brooklyn, he grew up in Sierra Leone, and tells of his life as a child soldier during that nation’s civil war.