August 27, 2015

Creating peace, hope, unity and building community are the themes of two books from Missouri heading to Washington, D.C., for the 15th annual Library of Congress Book Festival on Sept. 5.

 

We've already reported on our gratitude that "Painting for Peace in Ferguson" was...

August 13, 2015

It's back to school for students across Ferguson, Mo., and the United States, and we've been preparing for that with a new offering on the Painting for Peace webiste. As protests spark once more on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death, teachers need tools to help t...

July 24, 2015

 Carol's appearance at another Missouri History Museum event in late June.

 

We're heading into a busy schedule of book readings, signings and appearances in the next few weeks ahead of the publication of the second edition on Aug. 1 and beyond.

 

The next big event is at...

July 16, 2015

We were delighted to have a chance to appear with Steve Potter on his City Corner program on KDNL this week. It really gave me a chance to talk more about the stories behind some of the images that appear in "Painting for Peace in Ferguson." I was also grateful for the...

July 11, 2015

We've compiled some of the positive developments around reconciliation, peace, childhood understanding and community forward movement in the St. Louis area, in case you missed them, for the week ending July 10.

 

The Post-Dispatch reported on Wednesday, "Coffee houses, f...

 Above: Representatives from Ferguson Youth Initiative receive the grant.

 

We were pleased recently to provide two $1,000 grants to two north St. Louis County organizations out of the proceeds from the sale of Painting for Peace in Ferguson. All along, we had...

June 24, 2015

We've had a busy month! We've been blessed to have the chance to travel to events near and far in the past 30 days or so, sharing the good word about what was done in St. Louis and Ferguson to beautify boarded up windows. Here's a few pictures from the events we've att...

June 23, 2015

We're thrilled to share with you that ​Painting for Peace in Ferguson was chosen to represent the state of Missouri in the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival — the largest book fair in the country — in September. The Missouri Center for the Book made...

 

This video escaped our notice earlier. It was produced and posted about four months ago by Grain Inc., a St. Louis creative marketing firm that has produced the "Here Is St. Louis" videos that have gotten attention for their loving look at our community.

 

This video be...

 

We were deeply honored to learn yesterday that "Painting for Peace in Ferguson" has been honored with  a national gold-medal for being named one of only nine "Outstanding Books of the year for 2015" out of an application pool of 6,000 by the Indepe...

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