- The Culinary Art of Nourishing Peace – José Andrés and World Central Kitchen
- Bill Clinton and Herbie Hancock Affirm the Power of Jazz to Inspire Understanding Between Cultures
- New LayerInternational Jazz Day 2023 celebrates the power of collaboration amid rich diversity
A Lifetime of Indelible Footprints on the Path of Peace, Joy, and Music
Athletic thrills and the spirit of global harmony on display at the World Cup in Qatar
- Park named in memory of Billy Kenoi, mastermind of the Hilo World Peace Festival
- International Jazz Day 2022 kicks off second decade celebrating America’s musical art form
- New jazz opera by Wayne Shorter and esperanza spalding reimagines a more hopeful Iphigenia
Creative artistry helps Tokyo Olympics
toward building a culture of sustainability
- Setting out to educate kindergarteners around the world
- Euripides, Goethe, Shorter, Spalding . . . and You! Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding give birth to a landmark, crowdfunded opera based on a classic Greek myth.
- Miles and smiles as jazz greats come together for a fascinating Zoom session
Amid a suddenly transformed world, Jazz Day 2020 swings without missing a beat
- Lifting up Hearts in a time of Great Need
- Guam Hosts Eighth Annual Latte Peace Festival
- Yo-Yo Ma Brings Chicagoans Together for a day of "Conversation and Action."
- 'Victory Over Victimhood' at Saint Bernard High School marks the debut of iChoose 2.0
- Drawing to Music
Despite a bus crushing her leg and 18 subsequent surgeries, Amy Jordan and her Victory Dance Project are ‘Making the Impossible Possible with the Power of Movement.’
- Bronwyn Turei, New Zealand actress facilitates discussion after iChoose performance at 10 schools.
- Jakob Oftebro, a Norwegian star, moderates discussion after iChoose performances.
Our mission is to establish peace and develop peacemakers through the transformative power of art.
iChoose is a youth-empowerment movement designed to help put young people back at the controls of their own inner experience of life.
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S.P.A.R.K. Mentoring Program
One of the most important lessons that people — especially young people — can learn is that they are not victims living perpetually at the mercy of their circumstances, that they need not live in fear and anxiety due to their interpretations of others’ behavior and imaginings of others’ thoughts about them. MORE INFO