Urban Rockwell Participates in The Peace Project Sierra Leone

My art submission for the PEACE PROJECT made the cut for the traveling exhibit. I feel good knowing I’m using my art for a great cause;
Lisa Schultz (Organizer of the Peace Project) was moved by photos of victims of the African country’s civil war.

On September 21st, World Peace Day, The Peace Project will lead a coalition of partners (including UNICEF), and get the country of Sierra Leone off the ground by providing 10,000 pairs of crutches and mobility devices to everyone in need throughout this entire post-conflict country (home to over 20% of the world’s amputees). This historic effort will be publicized around the world in an effort to show that dramatic change and sustainable peace is possible if people work together…….. more on this article at link below

http://www.thewhole9.com/thepeaceproject-home.php

Check out this Interview of her on Channel 5 news in LA discussing her movement.

http://www.ktla.com/videobeta/2c85d538-5555-4192-b0d0-9e73c67ba066/News/KTLA-L-A-Woman-Helping-People-Walk-in-Sierra-Leone-Lu-Parker-reports

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