Resources & Materials

Our informational and inspirational resources & materials are created to support youth and adults and diverse communities in understanding the messages of hope and peace that Mattie shared, and in moving from “attitude to action” in choosing peace for oneself and for our world.


I Am… a Mosaic of Mattie – in production! “I Am…a Mosaic of Mattie” is a celebration of the life, lessons, and legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek – the late teen poet and peace ambassador

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Mattie’s Peace Network

Mattie’s Peace Network is a free registry for global neighbors who choose to be on our mailing list. Sign up for Mattie’s Peace Network by adding your email address to the form below. Why registering

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Pathways to Peace©

Teaching Peace

Learn the importance of teaching peace and the impact that studying peace can have on our world.

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Video Gallery

Here you will find: Mattie reciting his poetry and sharing his messages of peace with the world; Jeni keeping his messages alive through her work with the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation and the We Are Family Foundation; highlights of Mattie’s friendships with his kin-family, firefighters, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and many more; reflections from visitors to Mattie’s Park; and tributes honoring both Mattie and Jeni. Browse the gallery to find the clips that speak to you and inspire you in your own peace journey.

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Peace Shop

Purchase items that reflect the mission and vision of the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation.

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