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Fundación Escuelas de Paz: Illustrating the Art of Peace (Colombia)

Fundación Escuelas de Paz plays a vital part in the emerging multi-level and multi-dimensional approaches to peace-making in Colombia by promoting programs that educate youth on peacebuilding through a multitude of projects. One of their current projects is “Music, Art, and Memory: Youths of Meta Transforming the Social Fabric.”

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Dominican Republic: Integrating art subjects in centers helps create a culture of peace

The anthropologist Tahira Vargas considers expelling students from educational centers because of bad conduct does not solve the problem, but it aggravates it, For this reason she suggests to work with these students through theater, dance and music, in order to build a culture of peace.

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Teaching With Protest Music

Studying the protest music of the past or present can be a powerful and engaging teaching tool for students, whether the goal is to better understand a historical time period, analyze the power of lyrics and poetry, understand forces of social change or respond to current issues. In this lesson, the NY Times provides teaching ideas from The Times and around the web for incorporating protest music, from the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter, into your social studies or language arts curriculum. It is, however, only a starting point: We hope you’ll suggest additional songs, artists and articles in the comments.

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