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Introducing the APJ + Edike Avanti Backpack

Empowerment + Education = Progress. Order now We’ve teamed up with new social enterprise Ediké to create a limited edition run of their beautiful Avanti backpacks.  Ediké is creating jobs, paying fair wages, and promoting ethical standards for factory workers in Haiti — and the product speaks for itself. Each
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Kevin Jonas plays “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” for APJ

Amazing news—musician, actor, and APJ supporter Kevin Jonas will be competing on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” today to help our schools in Haiti! This famous Jonas brother is all about doing good and having fun. Kevin Jonas has supported Artists for Peace and Justice by launching a Crowdrise
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Fierce Creativity at Pace Gallery

Amazing week at Pace Gallery! Artists for Peace and Justice gathered close friends from the art world and Hollywood to open the second edition of FIERCE CREATIVITY, a four-day selling exhibition featuring work from 45+ leading contemporary artists who are committed to extraordinary impact. Curated by Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin,
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Fierce Creativity: 8 Major Highlights

We’re thrilled so many talented friends are joining us in New York City next week to celebrate FIERCE CREATIVITY, running October 22-25, 2014 at Pace Gallery. “The spirit of Artists for Peace and Justice is more alive than ever, APJ began in my living room years ago with a different group of
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Back to School with Headmaster Edy

Happy October! We’re excited to announce that the Academy for Peace and Justice has officially opened for Fall 2014 with 2,600 students, bringing us even closer to our goal of serving 3,000 students by 2016. On our latest trip to the Academy of Peace and Justice, Headmaster Antoine Edy, shared
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Fierce Creativity: Meet the Curators

45+ top contemporary artists. Four days. Extraordinary impact. Opening October 22, 2014 at Pace Gallery, FIERCE CREATIVITY is a selling exhibition benefitting Artists for Peace and Justice.  We are blown away by the enormous talent and artistic vision of our curators and 49 participating artists and their commitment to education
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Announcing Fierce Creativity 2014

Presented by Bovet 1822 and Vhernier, FIERCE CREATIVITY is a selling exhibition featuring work from over 45 leading contemporary artists who are committed to extraordinary impact. Curated by Artists for Peace and Justice Advisory Board members, Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin, each piece of artwork in the collection is poised to
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Meet the Team: Dana Maksimovich

A TV and film producer, Dana has been working with APJ since it’s inception in 2009. She worked on the Academy Award-winning film “Crash,” “In the Valley of Elah,” and the TV series “The Black Donnellys,” among other productions.  After the earthquake in Haiti, Dana helped produce the “We Are The
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Not Charity, Solidarity

Thank you Toronto! An impressive 1.5 million dollars was raised at the sixth annual Bovet 1822 and Artists for Peace and Justice 2014 Festival Gala held at Casa Loma. Inspirational community organizer, priest, and doctor, Father Rick Frechette said it best: “It’s not charity; it’s solidarity. Helping children in Haiti is
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Hats off, Hamptons!

Thanks to our amazing host and friend Donna Karan and everyone at Urban Zen Foundation, we raised funds to cover one hundred and twenty-five scholarships for this school year at this weekend’s Haiti in the Hamptons Summer Carnival. The event was a huge success – forgoing a traditional ask, we sold
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