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KidCast for Peace; Solutions for a Better World #18
A Chance for Kids to Tell the Adults What to do for a Change!
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Kids from around the world, in schools, cybercafes, and at home are given an "Internet Channel" to voice their solutions for a better world. They are accepted as contributors to the evolution of life by the adults. Through KidCasting, kids are provoked by their teachers, parents and guardians, to consider solutions to personal, local and planetary problems, and to explore ideas about compassion and community. Because we seek their expression, the kids' self-esteem increases. Children learn valuable tools for community building and how to use computers for digital storytelling; a valuable job skill for the 21st Century (nurturing future Siggraphians).

During live interactions, children express their ideas and feelings overcoming obsticles of distance and language. They hold up their creations in front of the video camera, direct the public to their web site, and have conversations with each other and the public-at-large. This foundation of community thinking and education/use of digital storytelling tools stimulates an early desire to use computer graphic tools for communication, education and entertainment.

KidCast for Peace prepares them for our evolving digital world, yet stimulates (protects) their "humanness." In today's hectic world, physical gatherings and high-touch environments tend to be replaced by non-physical electronic interaction. Through KidCasting, children make friends with their "foreign" counterparts. KidCast exists to facilitate young peoples' discussion about how to overcome life's challenges. KidCast stimulates the parents to provide better role models and to accept and respect the consciousness of their offspring; our future world leaders.

Participate in Creativity Cafe's KidCast for Peace; Solutions for a Better World; honoring unity in diversity by opening a PEACE PORTAL each Earth Day. KidCast for Peace is produced by V.A.R.I.O.U.S. members and associates. We are giving young people a chance to shape their future world. It was born for the United Nations 50th anniversary in San Francisco in 1995, and has been produced each April 22 since then.

We invite YOU to participate this Earth Day; APRIL 22 by joining in a video conference on the Internet to share art and Ideas for how to make this a happier, healthier, safer and more peace filled world (focus on K12 kids and kids of ANY AGE)? Please join kids of all ages by just showing up in our video multicast or better, preparing art, media or digital storytelling in advance so we can link to it for display and discussion. Just click on the participation link to find out exactly what to do!

Our PEACE PORTAL for peers will be moderated using video chat software to be announced. Please click the links at left to find out more, and visit our press room

We are opening this special Kidcast for PEACE PORTAL to help create a PLACE OF PEACE on the internet (and beyond); where we can meet face to face and discuss issues and events rapidly unfolding our world. More importantly, we are give teachers a chance to lead their students in having a say in the world they will inherit. We would love the hear their thoughts and see their art expressing and picturing peace. What do you have to share and artistically offer suggesting what we might do as evolutionary agents, to make things better in the world our children will inherit?

1.  Picture Peace! and/or Write What YOU Think Would Make Things Better?

2.  Post a Solution on your website and WIN Valuable Prizes

3. Participate in our conference! Use SOFTWARE TO BE ANNOUNCED to share in the fun via audio, video and text chat. Connect with other K12 students and peers-for-peace around the world on Earth Day April 22

new stuff Watch videos, images and other documentation of past KidCasts in our Gallery of Solutions.


Childrren Wanting Peace


   If you would like to submit a solution via text, please do so in our written solutions repository. The idea is to make some art, post it on a KidCast "Solution for A Better World" Web site you build (or on one of our servers) so we can present it and you in our video conference connecting an audience of peers and concerned people helping to evolve our world from war to peace.

   Our broadcast schedule will be posted the week before our video conference events. Students in schools and homes around the world are invited to participate by making and sharing Earth Art and their Heart.

We are always seeking donations to underwrite this project. Please click the Donate link to contribute to creating positive media and experiences for young minds. Plant your seed for peace by hosting a node where you live or work. Join our KidCast for Peace Mailing List to be updated.

Visit the KidCast for Peace Coordination Center and join the KCFP Mailing List to participate in this and Future Creativity Cafe Events!

Click here to see the fantastic folks linked to this project!

Past sponsors of KidCast for Peace

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We thank some of the current 2007 sponsors & supporters of this Year's KidCast for Peace:

  • Local Maui Support from Companies and Individuals
  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media
  • supporing web access
  • Greg Jalbert - Imaja Software - web design and support
  • Mark of the Unicorn for their continued support with audio treatment software for our TV show and for teaching kids about the music recording process
  • Peter H. Rosen; What one man can do!
  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media producer of KidCast for Peace

  • You might like to learn about some of these peace, education and children related resources:


  • We are delighted to have been selected as a Youth Media Exchange core project that will allow unlimited server space to young people creating digital Stories and other expressions for this project. Please post your media there and link to it here by posting the URL to be added to our GALLERY OF SOLUTIONS. KidCast for Peace is a sample of the programs and services planned for Creativity Cafe®: New School for the Next Millennium. Explore the Vision of a New Multimedia School and Networking Center and let us know if you resonate with our agenda?!

    Copy this code to put the KidCast Coin Logo on your official KidCast SOLUTION submission web page and link back to KidCast Central:

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    Note: Click here for the old version of this page and links. Visit the links page for links to archival KidCast guestbook comments.

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