International Peace Day

WHITTIER, Calif. (September 21, 2015) —

Screen Shot 2015-11-01 at 1.45.20 PMCongratulations to all who participated in the beautiful International Day of Peace Celebration on Monday, September 21. As Dr. Mike McBride, consultant to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees said to the 4th – 8th graders, today’s children and their teachers hold the key to peace for generations to come.

Special thanks to Professor Doreen Gomez and Elsa Lozano for helping the Middle School students learn the peace song in Spanish.

Special thanks to all of the students who shared their own thoughts on peace and members of the Whittier College community who joined in our celebration.

Special, special, special thanks to Valene Martinez and OMEP-Whittier College for coordinating the event, which was featured in the Whittier Daily News on September 22. For the video taken by the Whittier Daily News on Peace Day go to