Friday, September 23, 2011

Will.I.Am: The World is so Big but So Small

This video was produced by the U.S. State Department. The speaker is musical artist of The Black Eyed Peas.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

September 21 : International Day of Peace

About International Day of Peace, September 21

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The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in September 1982.

In 2002 the General Assembly officially declared September 21 as the permanent date for the International Day of Peace.

By creating the International Day of Peace, the UN devoted itself to worldwide peace and encouraged all of mankind to work in cooperation for this goal. During the discussion of the U.N. Resolution that established the International Day of Peace, it was suggested that:

"Peace Day should be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples…This day will serve as a reminder to all peoples that our organization, with all its limitations, is a living instrument in the service of peace and should serve all of us here within the organization as a constantly pealing bell reminding us that our permanent commitment, above all interests or differences of any kind, is to peace."  (read more)

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September 17 is Constitution Day!

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens. Constitution Day is observed every year on September 17th. On this day in 1787, 42 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting, and the only agenda on that day was to sign the Constitution of the United States of America!

(from: American Corner Stip)

Friday, September 2, 2011

September montly calendars for our American Corners!

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