Rockford celebrates 11th Annual International Day of Peace - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford celebrates 11th Annual International Day of Peace


Members of the Rockford community gathered at the Keeling Puri Peace Plaza Friday morning in honor of the 11th Annual International Day of Peace.

Around 1,000 3rd to 5th grade students took part in the event that celebrated Gandhi's March to the Sea and the diversity within the local community. Activities focused on promoting peace in homes, schools, the community, and the world through music, stories, and art.

The event wrapped up a full week of peace-related activities around the city. For more information, visit

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