Event Criteria


To be registered and promoted as an official Peace Week Delaware event, you will need to meet the following criteria.

Your Event must: 

  • Support the mission, vision, and goal of the Movement for a Culture of Peace:

Mission: Build a Culture of Peace in Wilmington and the State of Delaware
Vision: Delaware is known for its transformation to a culture of peace
Goal: Create sustainable actions to build a culture of peace

  • Have peace, nonviolence, or equal justice as an integral theme or outcome
  • Model and build collaboration between peace-oriented organizations and individuals
  • Engage with attendees in a way that encourages them to become involved in peace activities
  • Provide attendees with specific ideas about what they can do and whom they can contact
  • Be open and welcoming to anyone who wants to participate
  • Be politically non-partisan
  • Be accessible to persons with disabilities
  • Not allow weapons of any type
  • Be free of charge. (Peace Week Delaware Steering Committee must grant permission for events that are not free.)

Your Event:

  • Should have a Delaware focus but may include and intersect with national and international peace and justice issues
  • May request voluntary donations from attendees, which must then be shared equally between your organization and Peace Week Delaware

As Event Sponsor, you are asked to:

  • Have the will, energy, and resources for a successful event
  • Distribute a sign-in sheet that captures email addresses for everyone who attends you Event and share a copy of this list with Peace Week Delaware.
  • Provide a report shortly after the event to the Peace Week Delaware Steering Committee (description of event, number of participants, challenges encountered, resources used, etc.)

[Criteria updated 05-22-17]

Sept. 17-24, 2017