International Day of Peace
Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on September 21st and is a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.
Walk for Little Amal
Little Amal is a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl who has traveled across 13 countries meeting more than a million people. This fall, between 7 September and 5 November 2023, she will journey 6,000 miles across the United States in one of the largest free public festivals ever created. Amal Walks Across America comes to Akron on September 23rd, starting at Waters Park and proceeding to People's Park on North Main Street. View the Press Release