Seeds of Peace

Founded in 1993, Seeds of Peace is dedicated to empowering young leaders from regions of conflict with the leadership skills required to advance reconciliation and coexistence. With a focus on the middle east and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it's programming also includes teenagers from South Asia, Cyprus and the Balkans with its leadership network now encompassing over 3000 graduates. Through its international camp in Maine, it's Center for Coexistence in Jerusalem, international youth conferences, regional workshops, educational and professional opportunities, and adult educator programs, participants develop empathy, respect, and confidence as well as leadership, communication, and negotiation skills-all critical components that will ensure peaceful coexistence for the next generation.