• John’s Summer Journal

    The changing seasons, the end of another school year, and a special Bridges of Peace and Hope anniversary are all reminders of the passage of time. In July of 2009 we officially received our 501c3 non-profit certificate and Bridges of Peace and Hope was born. That was 10 years ago. In some ways that seems […]

  • Pride Is A Bridge: BoPH Celebrates the Pride in the Park

    Bridges of Peace was honored to participate in the first annual Ridgefield Pride in the Park! The incredible even was organized by BoPH teacher partner, Maureen Tyra and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance Clubs from East Ridge Middle School, Scotts Ridge Middle School, and Ridgefield High School. Their combined efforts made for a fun and […]

  • AIS and MTS Share “High Hopes”

    The High Hopes Project was inspired by John Farrell’s original song of positivity! Students from both Mukwashi Trust School and the American International School in Vienna were delighted to dream up new lyrics that celebrated their unique communities!

  • Literacy is a Bridge

    An essay by Keith Mathews, 13 years old in answer to the question: What’s the one thing you could/would do┬áto change your school, community, or the world. A community feels more alive when the people who live there love it enough to help improve it. I strongly feel I am one of those people that […]