Peace Week Delaware 2023

Plan now for PWD 2023, October 7-15, 2023

Peace Week brings together organizations from all over the Delaware area to celebrate and promote a common cause: peace. Browse the events below and sign up for as many as you’d like! All events are free and open to the public.

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September 21, 2022

09/21/2022 - 01/23/2023

All Day

Registration Opens for MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH on September 21
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Registration Opens for MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH on September 21

MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH 2022; Celebrating 8 years amplifying youth voices & encouraging youth to SPEAK UP.  First Prize: $2,000

MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH is a platform to amplify youth voices through respect, understanding, and compassion. Its mission is to empower, inform, and engage youth to promote a just, inclusive, and equitable society.

MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH is a statewide, spoken word contest for Delaware students, grades 7 – 12. Contestants have creative freedom to express their views on issues important to them and share how Dr. King’s legacy speaks to their dreams today.  On Thursday, October 13 at 6 PM, Dr. Donna Blakey from Delaware State University will offer an online writing workshop, at no charge to students registered to compete in MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH 2023 for cash prizes: $2,000 first prize; $1,000, second prize; and $500 third prize.  New in 2023, the middle school contestant with the top score will receive $250.

In 2023, MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH will celebrate its 8th year encouraging youth to SPEAK UP for social change through respect, understanding, and compassion.  To register for MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH visit:

October 8, 2022

10/08/2022 - 11/01/2022

All Day

Call for Visionary Peace Youth Artwork
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Call for Visionary Peace Youth Artwork

Create your vision of peace for the 7th Annual Visionary Peace Youth Art Exhibition!
We invite young artists to create their vision of a peaceful world. The artwork is intended to foster dialogue and encourage an intergenerational response to create a more peaceful world.
Youth, from K-12, are invited to paint, draw, use original photographs or original digital images to create artwork that answer these questions:
* What does peace look like?
* What does peace mean to you? Or,
* What does a peaceful world look like?
All artwork and descriptions will be on display at the Wilmington Library on January 22, 2023 from 1-2pm.

Submission Directions: Artwork should be positive, colorful, inspiring, and answer the questions listed above. Artwork and a several sentence artist statement about their vision of peace should be mounted on black paper that fits within a 16″ x 20″ frame. A number of visions of peace will be selected to be part of our Traveling Peace Youth Art Exhibition.

Artwork submission deadline: November 1, 2022. Contact Carolyn Bitzer ( to arrange artwork delivery.