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International Day of Peace & National Day of Civic Hacking

Life Hack #1: Spread Peace!

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International Day of Peace is celebrated by those who are dedicated to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Created in 1981, this day was supported unanimously by The United Nations. This year's #peaceday is focused on highlighting the importance of combating climate change as a way to protect and promote peace throughout the world. Communities around the world are observing this day by organizing peace workshops or activities and creating large feasts or fairs where all are welcome. The most popular way to recognize the International Day of Peace is a one minute moment of silence at 12 noon across all time zones. This activity was started to create a ‘Peace Wave’ that moves around the globe.
To learn more about this year’s International Day of Peace click here.

National Day of Civic Hacking was created to leverage creativity, technology, design, and innovation to strengthen communities. This year’s National Day of Civic Hacking is focused on working together in collective action to help some of the 77 million people in the United States impacted directly by the criminal justice system. Civic & community leaders, local government staff, coders, designers, non-profit employees, data scientists, and kids like you will collaborate to to tackle some of the toughest challenges in their respective communities. Click here and scroll to meet the 12 year old that hacks for fun and safety.
To learn more about this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking click here.

Earlier Event: September 20
ACT Registration Deadline
Later Event: September 23
First Day of Fall