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A meeting room in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill provided the appropriate backdrop to this year's Congressional Reception for the 2014 National Parents of the Year. The reception took place on Wednesday, July 30. In 1994, Parents' Day became law when President Bill Clinton established the fourth Sunday of July as a recurring and perennial day of commemoration. Since then, churches and community groups across the country have held annual activities designed to celebrate and strengthen families and to honor outstanding parents in their communities. This year's program was sponsored by four sister organizations—the Universal Peace Federation, the American Clergy Leadership Conference, the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, and Women's Federation for World Peace—along with the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). In addition, WFWP chapters…
As part of the worldwide celebration of the annual International Day of Peace on September 21, a crowd of some 50 people gathered at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C, to attend a "Peace Summit" sponsored by the Global Prosperity and Peace Initiative. It was a strongly Afrocentric event, although people of other ethnicities were also in attendance, filled with music, spirituality, embracing love, and sharing of wisdom on the topic of making peace a reality. It ended with the presentation of nine Peacemaker Awards, one of which was bestowed on WFWP USA President Angelika Selle, who was also the keynote speaker at the event. She has been President and WFWPI Vice-President since 2010. In 2004, she received the Crown of Peace Award from the Interreligious and International Peace…
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, and perhaps you have been on the fence about trying it out. Well, let us share our experience when we celebrated Mother’s Day with a special yoga session here in Washington, DC. The WFWP Washington DC Chapter celebrated Mother’s Day on May 20 with an introductory yoga class. The presenter was Galina Gorenoux, a professional Yoga Instructor who has been teaching yoga for eighteen years. She now teaches yoga at Washington Sports Clubs (WSC), at three locations in Washington DC.Galina was born in Ukraine. She graduated from Republican National University in Yoga Therapy. She then went on to complete a teacher training program in America called YogaFit that blends balance, strength, and flexibility in a practical, user-friendly style of yoga.Before beginning the yoga…
In a beautiful room set up in the Washington Times, a diverse group of powerful women and men gathered on March 25th, to celebrate Women’s Day and the unique role and responsibility that women have. We gathered together in the embracing atmosphere created by WFWP. Together we explored the vision of peace that women are uniquely able to bring to the table.The event focused around a panel of four women, each of different cultural backgrounds, who shared from their hearts the wisdom of their faith traditions. We heard from Dottie Chicquelo representing America’s First People, Bishop Petra Kidwell representing the Christian faith, Rhonda Williams representing the Jewish faith, and Zulfia Qahar representing the Muslim faith. Each of these powerful, beautiful women gave unique perspectives and insights into the response-ability that…
On a crisp December morning, Minister Chi Mauuso was sweeping in front of her house as is part of her daily routine to keep the neighborhood clean and sparkling. One of her neighbors from across the street came hurrying over to her, “Minister Chi, Minister Chi, come quickly, there’s a reporter over there who wants to know about our neighborhood and you are the person most qualified to speak for us. Come quickly. Here, I’ll take your broom and finish your sweeping for you!”Minister Chi crossed the street and introduced herself to Ms. Audrey Hoffer, a freelance writer for the Washington Post. In the article, Alfreda-Chi Mauuso is introduced as “the former ANC (Advisory Neighborhood Commission), commissioner, works with the Women’s Federation for World Peace International, which among other local…
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