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“When the Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Committee honors ‘one of us locals’ with the Peace Prize, then it indeed honors all who endeavor in similar work, as well as those who support such activities and advocacy by others.”

2006 Laureate Bill Lincoln,

Conflict Resolution, Research and Resource Institute

 

Questions? 

Send us an E-mail: info@tacomapeaceprize.org

Our Mission and Purpose

 

HONORING PEACEMAKERS IN OUR COMMUNITY


ENCOURAGING PEACE BUILDING


MAKING PEACE LOCAL

 

It is our wish that peace become reality in every corner of the world. Until that time may arrive, we honor those who work toward the accomplishment of that goal. Those individuals who focus on the building of peace in its many definitions are a continuing source of inspiration for all of us. (Click here to read further remarks made by GTPP Founding Chair Tom Heavey.)


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Laureate Recognition Banquet
Honoring 2016 Laureate Theresa Pan Hosley


MEETING A SAINT

Our 2010 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Laureate,
Kim Ebert-Colella, has the honor of being able to say she met a true Saint. 

Go to our News Page to see a photo and read an entry from Kim's journal that she wrote after meeting Mother Teresa.
 
PEACE  IN  ACTION

The GTTP supports refugees in our area through Lutheran Social Services. Recently, the following items were donated by GTPP in collaboration with St. Mark's Lutheran Church by The Narrows to help complete 36 Bathroom Kits for incoming refugees. 
56 bath towels
42 hand towels
10 small bathroom size wastebaskets
10 shower curtains
4 sets of shower curtain rings
6 packages toilet paper
GTPP donated these items to the team at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in order to help them put together 36 kits. Thank you to all who donated to make sure the kits were completed!
REFUGEE SUPPORT

Attendees at the 2016 Laureate Recognition Banquet on September 22 will have the opportunity to participate in GTPP's Peace in Action - Refugee Support. The focus will be Kitchen Kits

We are excited to to put together more "Tacoma Refugee Starter Kits" for the refugees coming to our area. 

Join us! See the link above to purchase tickets for the banquet! The deadline to order tickets is fast approaching.  Contact us if you have questions.
Institute for Peace and Dialogue International Winter Programs,