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Wed, Sep 21 | El Paso

International Day of Peace Celebration

Music * Workshops * Singing Tree Mural Making * 27 tables * Dancing * Art * Food Trucks * Speeches * Permaculture * Wholistic Healing * Peace Literacy 
Time & Location

Sep 21, 12:00pm - 8:00pm

This event will be held at Keystone Heritage Park, El Paso, 4200 Doniphan Road, El Paso, TX 79912, USA

About the Event

Unity Through Creativity and InterFaith Alliance of the Southwest invite you to the The International Day of Peace Celebration.

We are very grateful to everyone that supported and attended this event!

Speakers and Vendors

Pastor Michael Grady is the former President of El Paso's NAACP. He will be speaking at 1:00 pm on “Ending Racism, Building Peace.”


Laurie Marshall is an Author, Innovator and Artist who empowers youth and adults through creative collaboration. Laurie will be speaking at 12:00pm and 7:30pm


Anna Marie Rosales is a Texas native singer/songwriter. She will be performing at 7:00pm.

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Hal Marcus is an artist who has been painting for over 40 years and has been a long-term supporter of the Vegetarian community in El Paso. Hal will be speaking at 6:00pm.

Music & Mindfulness


Join Bettina Escudero, expert meditation teacher of Paso del Norte Mindfulness Consulting, on a journey to Embrace Peace in Our Hearts, using soothing music by El Paso Pro-Musica inviting participants to experience the meditation with their full being.


Mónica Gómez has made her living as a writer, performing songwriter, voice talent, creative writing teacher, martial arts instructor, television and radio broadcaster. She will be the Emcee for this event.

Speakers and Performers

Alameda Eco Villa is the first regenerative Eco-Village/food forest in the greater El Paso TX region.



12:00pm - Opening Ceremony with Grandma Beatrice Villegas and welcome with Laurie Marshall

1:00pm - Pastor Michael Grady, Prince of Peace Christian Fellowship

2:00pm - Speaker Neema Soratgar, Afghanistan Athlete, Activist, Guest UTEP Researcher

3:00pm - Join Bettina Escudero, expert meditation teacher of Paso del Norte Mindfulness Consulting, on a journey to Embrace Peace in Our Hearts.

4:00pm - Laurie Marshal, author, innovator and artist.

5:00pm - Essay Contest

6:00pm - Artist Hal Marcus

6:30pm - Grupo Folklorico Valle del Sol

7:00pm - Musician Anna Maria Rosales

8:00pm - Closing Ceremony
Peace Day Schedule
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