ADVISORY, May 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
PeaceJam Foundation, the global leader in developing young leaders and engaging adults and youth in their local and global communities, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the launch of the One Billion Acts of Peace campaign. Led by thirteen Nobel Peace Laureates, including the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the campaign is designed to inspire average citizens around the world to work together to create one billion high quality projects that address the most important issues facing humanity.
In honor of the occasion, Dawn Engle and Ivan Suvanjieff, Founders of Peace Jam and Chade Meng Tan of Google will ring the Opening Bell alongside representatives from the movement's first four founding partners including, Google, Wells Fargo, Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Chadbourne & Parke. PeaceJam Foundation spokespeople Canadian supermodel, Jessica Stam and Ana Dodson, founder of Peruvian Hearts and winner of the CNN Heroes award will also be insite to commemorate the occasion.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, May 29, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Peace Jam Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About PeaceJam Foundation:
PeaceJam Foundation is an international organization whose mission is to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Laureates who pass on their spirit, skills and wisdom. PeaceJam Foundation was launched in February 1996 by co-founders Dawn Engle and Ivan Suvanjieff to provide the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates with a programmatic vehicle to use in working together to teach youth the art of peace. To date, 13 Nobel Peace Laureates, including the 14th Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, President Oscar Arias, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams, José Ramos-Horta, Aung San Suu Kyi, Sir Joseph Rotblat (Emeritus), Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi and Leymah Gbowee serve as Members of PeaceJam Foundation.
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