The Prem Rawat Foundation renewed a partnership with the Prison Education Foundation (FUNAP) to offer the Peace Education Program in more prisons across São Paulo, Brazil.
The Prem Rawat Foundation is partnering with the National Institute for Juvenile Social Inclusion to offer the Peace Education Program to troubled youth throughout Uruguay.
The Prem Rawat Foundation is partnering with the South Africa Department of Correctional Services to expand the Peace Education Program at correctional facilities throughout the country.
Today SABC News interviewed Prem Rawat about the Peace Education Program in a national television broadcast across South Africa. Watch it here.
Luis Calderon, an inmate at Everglades Correctional Institution in Miami, Florida shares how the Peace Education Program has had a profound impact on his perspective. “When we let inner peace be the natural, guiding force in our lives, then joy – for life, for love, for contentment, for clarity – sprouts from our being,” he says.
The Alpha Times, a newspaper distributed to inmates and staff at HM Prison Leeds in West Yorkshire, England recently featured this article, highlighting the profound impact PEP had on Rajinder, an inmate.
The Everglades Endeavor is a newspaper that is published by the Everglades Correctional Institution (ECI) and distributed to inmates in Miami, Florida.
Jodi Barker, a facilitator of the Peace Education Program, never expected that volunteering at Miami’s Everglades Correctional facility would be so rewarding, especially witnessing the inmates’ process of self-discovery. One said, “No matter how hard it gets, I can know who I am on the inside. It helps me even if no one else knows. Because I know.”
Over the last year, the Peace Education Program (PEP) has received a very good reception in Spain, marked by collaboration agreements that build off of the one signed in early 2018 by the Malaga Centre Education, Culture and Peace, Club Malaga for UNESCO.
Annelies Bertsch (pictured on the right with Marielle Comeau) is a volunteer with the Peace Education Program (PEP) in Canada. In this blog she shares her perspective on presenting the program at the National Restorative Justice Symposium.
The Peace Education Program (PEP) received a warm welcome at the recent International Corrections and Prisons...
Incarcerated for over four decades, a participant in the Peace Education Program addressed other inmates about the possibility of experiencing inner peace, regardless of their tough circumstances.
The Peace Education Program received a warm welcome at the recent International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) conference in Montreal, Canada, which brought together professionals from 70 countries with the aim of improving practices to enhance public safety.
The International Corrections & Prisons Association (ICPA) covered the Peace Education Program in the 2018 summer edition of Beyond the Wall, its industry newsletter that is distributed to correctional professionals across the world.
In this new blog, UK Peace Education Program (PEP) volunteer Mary Dalgleish, writes about how “the PEP addresses the core of a human being, looking at the beauty and value of each person, not addressing what’s good or bad, right or wrong or trying to ‘fix’ people. It focuses on developing a positive approach to life; bypassing negative thought processes that can undermine an individual’s self-worth and behavior.”
Prem Rawat recently visited inmates at Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles and Metro-West Detention Center in Miami, where the Peace Education Program is helping hundreds of inmates turn their lives around.