BL4P local chapters recently gathered in Gaziantep for a day of community service activities and to encourage one another. The day’s biggest event was hosting nearly 200 Syrian orphans from nearby schools for fun activities including songs and dances. Smiles lit up the room as children and peace-builders shared this very special day together. It
Team Antakya, one of our BL4P local chapters, recently visited a nursing home and rehabilitation centre for the elderly, bringing smiles to many faces through music, conversations, and playing games with the residents. Turks and Syrians spreading the word together that ‘peace is possible’.
It’s been over three months since the first BL4P camp took place in southeastern Turkey, and momentum from this groundbreaking initiative continues to build. Grassroots BL4P teams, called ‘local chapters’ are now meeting in four cities, with the newest one from Kirikhan formed this past week. The goal of each team is to continue to
Shortly after returning home from the first BL4P Peace Camp, participants in the cities of Gaziantep and Reyhanli in southeastern Turkey met to continue strategizing about how to build peace in their own communities. The meetings were dynamic and filled with possibilities as these newly formed Local Chapters brainstormed numerous ideas on how to reach