On May 1st, I helped lead a teen retreat focusing on peace and peace activism. We started off by making “Peace Pancakes” then we listened to prepared remarks from the teens on the subject “For what I would a Nobel Peace prize?” Then we learned the basic art of drumming and had a drum circle. And lastly, we watched “The US vs John Lennon.” It was a really fantastic day and the teens had a both fun and thought-provoking day. Of course the goal was for the teens to learn more about peace activism and hopefully inspire their budding activist selves.
You might be wondering what is a Peace Pancake and how it leads teens towards that goal. Continue reading