Location: University Park World Peace Rose Garden
599 E. Magnolia Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
The 6th Annual Inspirational Messages of Peace, Celebration of Student Voices will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 11:30 A.M. at the University Park World Peace Rose Garden (UPWPRG) 559 E. Magnolia St., Stockton, California. This year’s theme is “Service”, and the event is free and open to the public as we connect youth and community leaders on International Peace Day.
The public is invited to listen as the top 12 winners deliver their Inspirational Messages of Peace to the community. Hundreds of students, representing Hamilton Elementary, James Monroe Elementary, and Pittman Charter Schools developed original Peace Messages for this year’s contest. The winning messages have been placed on plaques throughout the Rose Garden and will be unveiled by the students during the celebration. The winners will also receive gift boxes containing a commemorative T-shirt, a certificate of achievement, and a medal of honor.
Attendees will hear from special guest speakers: Community Leader, Elbert Holman; Stockton Police Department Chief, Stanley McFadden; Slambassador of With Our Words, Miniya Joy; and Student Winners of the Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest. The Director of the University Park World Peace Rose Garden, Sandy Huber will be the Mistress of Ceremony and a rose petal toss and unveiling of the plaques will conclude the ceremony. Join us for an inspiring event that showcases peace in our community!