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Corridor of Peace Project

Kevin Mann

Jun 9, 2023

Do you want to make positive changes in the quality of life in your community?

Do you want to make positive changes in the quality of life in your community? The Rocky Point Rotary Club U.S.A. proudly announces the 1st meeting of the Corridor of Peace Project on June 20th at 7pm at the Longwood Public Library.

The club, in association with the International Cities of Peace Project, seeks to link ten communities along the corridor of Routes 25 and 25A under a plan to promote peace. The club hopes for this corridor to be declared an international corridor of peace.

The plan calls for stakeholders in the Longwood, Miller Place, Rocky Point and Shoreham Wading River school districts to band together, developing an action plan that will "increase the peace" in the area. The goal of the June 20th meeting will be to work towards the five steps needed to establish The Corridor of Peace as an International City of Peace.

A visible feature throughout the International Cites of Peace Project is the "planting" of peace poles. Active in over 190 countries with over 250,000 peace poles dedicated ,the project includes the presentation of physical poles which, in various languages, state the universal message: May Peace Prevail on Earth.

The stated objectves of ICOP are:

*Foster a culture of peace through education

*Promote sustainable economic and social development

*Promote respect for all human rights

*Ensure equality between men and women

*Foster democratic partcipaton

*Advance understanding, tolerance and solidarity

*Support participatory communication and the free flow of information and knowledge

*Promote international peace and security

Please share this press release with friends and family. The project will address local issues as well as international ones. If you are interested in addressing: discrimination, racism, women's empowerment, environmental justice, food insecurity, substance abuse and homelessness this project will allow you to take action and make a difference.

Please RSVP by June 15th to Kevin Mann President of Rocky Point Rotary Club U.S.A.

631-470-6351 631-566-2277

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