The Peace Education Program brings a unique resource to the 5th World Congress on Probation and Parole in Ottawa, Canada.

Peace Education Program volunteers Valerie Hamilton (left) & Leonie Smalls at the APPA Winter Training Institute

The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) supports the 5th World Congress on Probation and Parole’s values and vision to achieve No One Left Behind: Building Community Capacity.

TPRF’s Peace Education Program is an innovative series of video-based, facilitated workshops. Its unique approach aims to increase self-awareness to support resilience, empathy and wellbeing through a strengths-based curriculum. Demonstrating its cross-cultural relevance, 300,000 people in 80 countries and in 40 languages have participated in the Peace Education Program, including 100,000 people in corrections, probation and parole systems.

Course content and implementation support are provided free of charge by The Prem Rawat Foundation to humanitarian-oriented endeavors. The 10 themes are: Peace, Appreciation, Inner Strength, Self-Awareness, Dignity, Choice, Hope, Clarity, Understanding and Contentment. Each workshop features the international talks of renowned author Prem Rawat, who has shared his inspiring insights on the topic of peace with people around the world for over 50 years.

Sign up below to participate virtually in a free Peace Education Program sample workshop and briefing, or open a conversation now with a program representative at [email protected]

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“This program is transformational. If people can hold on to the concepts that we learned, then they necessarily will act and react in a different way to the different stressors that come up in life.”
— Judge Kathryn Michael, Summit County Domestic Violence Intervention Court, Ohio

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British Parolee Billa Nanra shares his story of incarceration and how the Peace Education Program empowered him to kick a 22-year heroin addiction and get his life back on track. Now free from crime and substance use, Billa has become a volunteer facilitator of the Peace Education Program for at-risk youth and other groups.

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“The Peace Education Program tries only to achieve one simple thing: it’s to put you in touch with yourself.”

— Prem Rawat, Founder of TPRF

VIDEO RESOURCES: PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Prem Rawat Foundation’s Peace Education Program is an innovative workshop series that empowers people from all walks of life to discover their own inner strength and personal peace.

Members of the Domestic Violence Intervention Court of Summit County, Ohio talk about their experience of participating in the Peace Education Program and making it available for staff and clients.

A group of police share enthusiasm for the Peace Education Program with school administrators, teachers and students as they all work together to calm violence and build a new culture of peace in Cusco, Peru.
This video shows samples of the Peace Education Program course content and gives you a better sense of what the workshops are like. It is designed for those of you who are considering offering the program and want to know more about it.
Billa Nanra shares his story of incarceration and how the Peace Education Program empowered him to kick a 22-year heroin addiction and get his life back on track. Now on parole, Billa has become a volunteer facilitator of the Peace Education Program for at-risk youth and other groups.
“Peace Warriors” reflects the amazing turnaround of a Bloods gang in Ecuador who, inspired by Prem Rawat eight years ago, began a journey of shifting their efforts from violence to peace. Now they are facilitating the Peace Education Program for more gang members in surrounding communities, magnifying their positive example.