Peace Projects

Finding Inner Peace through Spiritual connection:

*Yoga classes (Classes, Free Samplers, Special Community Support classes)

*Group Meditation / Meditation Classes (We have offered classes in the past and will offer in the future)

*Stress Reduction Class, FREE (Free stress reduction workshops)

*Visits by Tibetan Monks (meditation instruction/ sand mandala for peace / interfaith connections/cultural sharing)

*Community Peace Parks and Peace Bells (finding peace in nature)

*Monthly full moon drumming circles

*Interfaith groups, bringing all faiths together

Peace through social connection:

*Potlucks for peace

*Group dinners at local restaurants (AKA “Hang Night”)

*Inspiring entertainment (music, comedy)

*“Sounds of Peace” bells

Finding peace through education (mental and emotional):

*Inspiring speakers at monthly membership meetings (topics such as: Positive Ways to Deal With Stress, Experiencing Gratitude, Staying Grounded in Difficult Times, Positive Parenting, etc.…) or at special events

*Keys to Peace children’s peace program in the elementary schools Peacemaking Guide for Amazing Kids

**Workshops to help people find peace in a changing world

**Stories for peace (purchasing books that inspire peace in children and donating them to local school libraries)   

*Free lending libraries (At Island Market  Place in Key Largo, Garret Chiropractic, & Pilates in Paradise)

*Peace Flags

Finding peace through Community Engagement:

*Inspiring Islamorada and Key Largo Chambers of Commerce

*Peace Alliance (peacealliance.org)

*U.S. Great Seal Awareness Project (www.greatseal.net)

*Monroe County Comprehension Plan

Finding peace through physical support and green sustainability:

**Monthly food truck to help struggling families

**Garden of Eden Green festival (Center for Green Studies)                                                

***Community organic garden

***Neighbors helping neighbors (virtual bulletin board on our website and at our center)

Keys Kindness Project

Partners in Peace (Local organizations we support):

*Peace Jam Youth Program (all Monroe Co. High Schools)

*Be The Change/Challenge Day (all Monroe Co. High Schools)

*Student Peace Alliance (Coral Shores High)

*Island Dolphin Care (Helping Handicapped Kids & Veterans)   

*Florida Keys GLEE  (Green Living & Energy Education)

*Food Bank – Burton Memorial Methodist Church

*Barnabas Fund (at Coral Isles Church – offers financial help for struggling local residents)

*Domestic Abuse Shelter

*The Good Health Clinic

*Voices for Florida Keys Children

 ***REEF

*Peace Parks

*The Charter for Compassion 

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* Projects currently doing or have done
** Projects in progress and will be fulfilled shortly
*** Projects being planned for the future