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It was once said that “men build too many walls and not enough bridges”. Based in Manchester, We Are Peace believes in building bridges of communication between people regardless of race, age, color, sex, gender and nationality. Are you ready to join the peace movement?

This is the AMAR Ashti (Peace) Choir, founded and led by Rana Sulaiman Halo. She has lived in the Khanke refugee camp in Iraq since 2014, and comes from a family of musicians. As Alice Fordham reported for NPR, with its dirt roads and dwellings, the camp can be a bleak place.

The Wolf of Baghdad is an audio-visual journey through a Jewish family’s memories of their lost Iraqi homeland. Through Iraqi folk songs, powerful imagery and family experiences, Carol Isaacs takes visitors on a journey from London, all the way back to her motherland of Mesopotamia. 

It’s great news from Wood Street Mission and the Books Forever Appeal! Over 8,000 children’s books have been donated so far and amongst them are the stories of Winnipeg the Bear -aka the real life Winnie The Pooh- and the Canadian veterinarian Harry D. Colebourn.

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The Iraqi Children Foundation intervenes in the lives of vulnerable Iraqi kids. Funds raised on the ICF's annual In Their Shoes 5K, help ICF provide orphans and homeless children with access to education, and rescue from the streets and child labour. The In Their Shoes 5K also has a virtual option, where people in other countries can also take part. Are you up for a challenge to aid Iraqi children?

Celebrate your heritage and join the global Loving Day community. Loving Day was inspired by the Loving v. Virginia (1967) U.S. Supreme Court decision which struck down laws forbidding Black and White people from marrying. Richard and Mildred Loving's 1967 fight for justice, has since sparked a global movement where people around the world demonstrate their pride - each and every Loving Day. 

The Chaldean Community Foundation is rooted in Chaldean cultural heritage, serving new Iraqi-Chaldeans to the USA. Since their conception, the CCF has dedicated its efforts to advancing the social, cultural heritage and charity work in the US Chaldean community. Their Breaking Barriers schemes for disabled people, is also deserving of greater media attention and wider public support.

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