Over summer 2023, UNC Chapel Hill students Divya Patel and Grace May partnered with the Refugee Community Partnership to provide art therapy and community building opportunities for the local Afghan refugee population.
Friends and collaborators Cormac McCrimmon, Andres Madrigal, and Manuel Uribe will use their grant to focus on the power of art to enact social change.
by Jane Godiner
As the Bowdoin community moves into the second half of the spring semester, Weatherspoon ’25 is preparing to launch a life-changing summer program for children in the foster care system.
Led by George Washington alumna Emily Zhang, a team is using a Projects for Peace grant to fight stigmas of children with incarcerated parents through literature.
Elina Georgiou and Stephanie Kalavazidou designed “Bi-communal Musical Dialogues for Peace” to bridge divided Cypriot communities through music. Read more here!
by John Howell
Elisabeth Sunberg will use her Project for Peace to develop an initiative that addresses food insecurity in West Virginia.
by Olivia Drake
Diana Naiyanoi Kimojino ’25, Constance Hirwa ’25, and Alice Musabe ’22 are recipients of 2022 Projects for Peace grants, and each will conduct a project in Africa this summer.
Brandeis University student Sienna Bucu ‘22 has been awarded a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant to take on an ambitious art installation project in the public schools of her hometown, Union, New Jersey.
A group of SCAD students designed a project to leverage the power of VR to bring peace to Hospice patients. Read more about their work here!
Mariana Orias López designed her project “Estudio de Arte Móvil Sahuinto” to combat a lack of environmental education in her hometown. Read on for a full profile on Orias López and her project.