This Summer POPP will launch new Peace Initiatives with Cobb County Juvenile Courts and Cobb County Jail. The program is built to interrupt and redirect young people who are getting involved in gang life and to decrease violence in the County Jail stemming from gang activity.
Power of Peace Projects, (POPP’s) Community Peace Initiative is moving in this beautiful, historic civil rights city in the South. Unfortunately, youth crime and violence are on the rise, and street gangs are claiming the kids.
Every day the players read quotes from iconic world changing athletes, and every week they meet with their POPP Squads and Power Partners to hold one another accountable, and work to complete the daily Action Challenges together.
The Power of Peace Initiative Inc is a Non-Profit organization committed to redirecting at-risk youth and reducing crime and violence, self-harm, incarceration, overdose, and dropout rates, by inspiring young people to discover and develop their untapped power and potential.
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This a powerful story that is hard to communicate in just a few words how amazing it really is, but I will try. Just three weeks ago fifty men in a tough Mexican prison began the Power of Peace Project’s “40 Days of Peace” Program.
The day that Frank arrived, he went to chow at the usual time. When he returned, he realized that somebody had stolen all his store goods out of his box– this is a very big deal, especially when you are new to a prison.
In this African tribe, when someone does something harmful, they take the person to the center of the village where the whole tribe comes and surrounds them.
I am getting “shook down” and inspected very thoroughly as I get through the gate in a Mexican maximum security prison.
The nation has been in an uproar over the killing of a young black man named Michael Brown by a white officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, just outside of East St. Louis. The country rioted over the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles almost twenty five years ago, and then our nation was divided once again …
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