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.
Juvenile Offenders Across Uruguay to be Offered Peace Education Program
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.
New Agreement Expands Peace Education Program in South Africa
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.
SABC Interviews Prem Rawat About Peace Education Program
Today SABC News interviewed Prem Rawat about the Peace Education Program in a national television broadcast across South Africa. Watch it here.
What I Learned from the Peace Education Program: An Inmate’s Perspective on Peace
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.
Newspaper Highlights Peace Education Impact on UK Inmate
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.
Everglades Endeavor: Inmates Report on Peace Education Program
The Everglades Endeavor is a newspaper that is published by the Everglades Correctional Institution (ECI) and distributed to inmates in Miami, Florida.
Witnessing Transformation Behind Walls at Miami Prison
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.”
Malaga UNESCO Club Promotes Peace Education Program in Spain
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.
Peace Education Presented at National Restorative Justice Symposium
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.
Peace Education Wins Praise From International Corrections Professionals
The Peace Education Program (PEP) received a warm welcome at the recent International Corrections and Prisons...
Miami Inmate Stands Up for Peace Education
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.
Peace Education Wins Praise at International Corrections & Prisons Conference
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.
International Corrections & Prisons Association Covers Peace Education in Worldwide Newsletter
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.
Finding Personal Peace in Prison
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 Speaks to U.S. Inmates in Peace Education Program
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.