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Organization: Lifebridge Foundation, Inc.
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Postal address of organization/institution

333 Mountain Road Box 327
High Falls, NY 12440

E-mail address of organization/institution

info@lifebridge.org

Website address of organization/institution

www.lifebridge.org

Telephone of organization/institution

845-658-3439

PRIORITIES: All of the organization's domains of culture of peace activity

EDUCATION FOR PEACE
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
UNDERSTANDING, TOLERANCE AND SOLIDARITY

TOP PRIORITY: The organization's most important culture of peace activity

UNDERSTANDING, TOLERANCE AND SOLIDARITY

PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKS: What partnerships and networks does your organization participate in, thus strengthening the global movement for a culture of peace?

Pathways to Peace
Operation Peace through Unity
United Nations Spiritual Caucus
UN Days and Years Meditation Initiative
Lucis Trust
World Peace Prayer Society
Global Kids

ACTIONS: What activities have been undertaken by your organization to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence during the ten years of the Decade? If you already made a report in 2005, your information from 2005 will be included in the 2010 report.

Use of Lifebridge Sanctuary for various meetings and events in support of peaceful activities.
Underwrite meeting space for five years so far for many organizations working on peace and non violence  
Lecturing at a local high school program on the MDG's followed by a day long training by Global Kids to local high school students.
Annual 24 hour vigil to support the International Day of Peace
Meetings in local area to educate people about the MDG's
Public events in support of the MDG's.
Lobbying Towns to pass a resolution in support of the MDG's
Art installation by children sponsored by World peace Prayer Society
Erecting a Peace Pole

PROGRESS: Has your organization seen progress toward a culture of peace and nonviolence in your domain of action and in your constituency during the second half of the Decade?

Yes, there is much more discussion about peace and non violence in the local community and the attendance at our meetings has grown. Numbers of outside groups using Lifebridge Sanctuary who are working in this field have grown over the last 5 years.

OBSTACLES: Has your organization faced any obstacles to implementing the culture of peace and nonviolence? If so, what were they?

Some people feel that these efforts are fruitless and will do no good as they look around at the world conditions.

PLANS: What new engagements are planned by your organization in the short, medium and long term to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence?

To continue in the above named activities.

GLOBAL MOVEMENT: How do you think the culture of peace and nonviolence could be strengthened and supported at the world level??

More government support and raising awareness especially among children and training for children.
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