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NewGen Peacebuilders: YOUnited - Metro Charlotte 2019

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UNC Charlotte

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320 E. 9th Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

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NewGen Peacebuilders is a global peace education, training and mentoring program.

JOIN US for NewGen Peacebuilders: YOUnited – Metro Charlotte, an interactive presentation featuring the team action peace projects of students selected from 14 public and private high schools across Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties. Over 12 weeks, these young people learned the fundamentals of conflict resolution and peacebuilding and designed peace projects to:

  • Raise awareness of human trafficking amongst K-12 youth in Charlotte
  • Educate communities about how to support LGBTQ-identified youth
  • Provide opportunities for food-insecure children to learn about nutrition and culinary skills
  • Elevate the voices of young people around issues of school safety
  • Create meaningful connections between homeless youth and the metro Charlotte community
  • Increase access to materials to promote college-readiness amongst at-risk high school students
  • Support K-12 teachers in creating more empathetic classroom environments
  • Collect essential food items for struggling communities in Venezuela
  • Reduce the impact of carbon emissions by planting Urban Orchards

Parking: Due to construction and other activity surrounding UNC Charlotte Center City, parking will be limited.

Seventh Street Parking Deck is a short walk through First Ward Park. Visitors can pay to park by the hour.

We encourage you to use the Light Rail! Center City is a half a block from the 9th Street Station. Sugar Creek Station and Scaleybark Park and Ride locations are the closest to 9th Street Station.

Questions: Elizabeth Peacock
epeacock@newgenpeace.org, Tel. or Text: 704.607.3301
www.newgenpeace.org



Special thanks to Rotary International District 7680 and local Rotary Clubs, primary funders of full scholarships for students participating in this Spring 2019 program.

To make a tax-deductible donation in support of NewGen Peacebuilders, please visit: NewGenPeacebuilders


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