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Poems for Peace in Our World

Poems for Peace in Our WorldPeace through Understanding

In this project, primary, middle and secondary students compose poetry expressing the concept of peace for our world. Any student who has participated in People to People International's School & Classroom Program, Student Chapters, Student or Sports Ambassador Programs, Global Youth Forum or Peace Camp may submit their peace poems to be considered for publication in our student newsletter entitled Our World.

PoemPoems may be composed in any format or length and must be students' original work.
Our World is published each Spring and Fall. To be considered for the Spring issue, poetry is due by February 1. To be considered for the Fall issue, poetry is due by August 1. Still poems may be submitted at any time.

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A signed parental permission form must accompany poems.
Submit poems by fax to +1.816.561.7502 or by postal mail to:

Poems for Peace in Our World, School & Classroom Program,
People to People International World Headquarters, 911 Main Street, Suite 2110, Kansas City, Missouri 64105 USA

You can get the application form here or also find out more about the School and Classroom Program in general.

If you have any questions about the School & Classroom Program or your own, your child's or students' contribution to it, please contact Paige Leitnaker, Director of School and Classroom Program at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +1.816.531.4701.