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John Will Return to Corvallis, Oregon Bringing the World Peace Game Master Class and Camp
In January of 2014, John gave the keynote speech at the Corvallis Martin Luther King, Jr. Week events. In the audience, Ele Adams, then a High School Jr., as well as her mother, Terry Adams, were so inspired by John's lecture, that they were moved to action. Mom and daughter became determined to help launch the World Peace Game in Corvallis, OR. Terry and Ele even attended the Menlo Park Trinity School Master Class in preparation to facilitate a future World Peace Game. at home.
The World Peace Game Returns To Austria
John will bring back the World Peace Game Master Classes and Game Camp to Emmersdorf, Austria for a second time in a year. The event will once again, be hosted by Globart, a foundation which promotes progressive change. Globart presents people from a broad spectrum of fields, all of whom share a vision of peaceful progress from diverse, innovative perspectives.
From Michigan To Mali And Back: Teaching and Learning Lessons Of Peace
A forum was held on Jan.22nd for MSU students, faculty, and community partners to learn about the recent work of the Mali Study Abroad students and Dean Steve Esquith in Kati, Mali. Future plans for an RCAH Peace Game are in the works.
Stay tuned for more information on the RCAH Peace Game from Michigan State University!
The 46 student players are still hard at work in Ciwara School, striving to create non-violent resolutions to multiple crises, including terrorism, throughout the four fictional sovereignties. The Mali Peace Game commenced to great fanfare in November of this past fall, and will conclude in March. Dean Steve Esquith, of MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH), worked in concert with John, Malian teachers and students, translators, and countless others to adapt this amazing version of the World Peace Game.
2015 Classes and Camps
Vienna, Austria April 7th - 11th
Boston, MA April 20th - 24th
Charlottesville, VA June 22th - 26th(Kids Camp Only)
Corvallis, OR August 10th - 14th
Registration is now open for the 2015 Master Classes and Camps. Both prospective educators and World Peace Game Camp players can register online.
THE WORLD PEACE GAME FOUNDATION BECOMES AN INDEPENDENT, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION !
The World Peace Game Foundation has been federally recognized as a 501(c)3Non-Profit organization.
The World Peace Game Foundation is currently exploring a partnership with the Media Lab at MIT and the Learning Games Network in Boston. This effort will hopefully lead to the funding and creation of web-based accessibility where others may learn how to facilitate and play the game. The web-based version will not replace the rich, physical Game process but supplement the actual physical construction and play remaining true to its original standards while sharing the World Peace Game’s deeper, broader underlying life principles.