Embracing Global Perspectives
Established in 2018, the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) serves as a catalyst to infuse global learning and perspectives into the academic and co-curricular experience at California Lutheran University, in order to support socially just, global leadership. We invite faculty, staff, and students to engage in global initiatives in partnership with CGE.
Shaping Peace Together - Monday September 21st
Celebrate the day by spreading compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the pandemic. Stand together with the UN against attempts to use the virus to promote discrimination or hatred. Join us so that we can shape peace together.
The Center for Global Engagement has the pleasure to observe ‘International Peace Day 2020: Shaping Peace Together’ and will share diverse resources throughout the day for this global celebration shared with all humanity.
How you are spreading kindness and shaping peace? Volunteering, meditating, teaching, having environmental discussions… Share your initiatives with your community:
Please pause at 12pm to virtually join Reverend Maxwell-Doherty for our Peace Pole Ceremony, and a global Moment of Peace.
Peace Day provides individuals with opportunities to build peace and a sense of our common humanity by learning about humanitarian and environmental issues affecting communities close to home and across the world.
Share with us how you change the world within your community #CalLuPeaceDay #InternationalDayofPeace.
- The Role of Higher Education in Resolving Conflict and its Consequences, NAFSA: Association of International Educators
- The Evolution of a Global Peace System, The War Prevention Initiative by the Jubitz Family Foundation
- A Paradigm for Peace: Celebrating "Environmental Peacemaking", Ken Conca & Geoff Dabelko for the Environmental Peacebuilding Al-Moumin Award
- Anti-Racism Protest in the United States: No Justice No Peace, The International Peace Bureau
- The Chumash Revolt of 1824; A Resistance Movement Against Conquistador's Oppression, The Chumash Indian Museum
Many religions and cultures celebrate doves as a symbol of peace. Match the dove with the tradition of Japanese paper folding – origami, which has become a symbol of peace thanks to Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who was a victim of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Share your origami and message of peace #CalLuPeaceDay #InternationalDayofPeace
"Dove + Origami = Peace" Tutorial available on this link.
Whatever you choose to do, please pause at 12 noon local time and join people all across the world in a global Moment of Peace. Reverend Maxwell-Doherty will be virtually leading our Peace Pole Ceremony, walking us through a minute of silence, and helping us reflect on the concept of peace on this important day.
Create your arts-filled day of peace; slam, poetry, music, dance, painting, play, improv… and share your inspiration with us using the hashtag #CalLuPeaceDay #InternationalDayofPeace
Use the prompt: What does a world of anti-hate, violence, and discrimination look like to you?
*Need inspiration?* Discover Passionate Perspectives, a virtual exhibit at William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art that showcases artwork from the Art Department’s senior class. It explores each artist’s passion for environmental, political, cultural, or emotional subject matter.
Reawaken & interconnect humanities consciousness via synchronized global meditation. By increasing the personal and the global heart coherence of humanity, we are spreading positive healing energies all over the planet.
Join the CLU Interfaith Mindful Meditation Prayer Facebook Group and access their International Day of Peace Meditation Session.
Mini-grant for educational programs/events
The center for Global Engagement offers mini-grant funding for campus members and campus groups to implement educational programs or events that broaden and enhance the engagement of global perspectives on campus.
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