Pathways to Peace

Pathways to Peace is what we do – all of the resources, materials, programs, activities, events and campaigns that we create are offered as information and inspiration for exploring key elements of Mattie’s message of hope and peace. Explore the sections below to find the tools you need to help you plan peace for yourself, your family, and your community.

Mattie in the classroom

Thank you for your continued work and ongoing projects and documentary. I have used Mattie’s words in my classroom since the first time I listened

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For Our World poem
For Our World Campaign

For Our World Campaign

We encourage all global neighbors to read Mattie’s poem “For Our World”. Reflect, respond, and reach out with peace!

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Heck poster quote
Current News

Summer Activity – Peace Poster Contest

Learn how to enter our Summer Peace Days 2020 Poster Contest now! Open to individuals, families, businesses, schools, and groups of all kinds. #ShareYourHeartsong with us and the world! #YouMatter #MakePeaceTheNews

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Furlow 2nd Grade Team
#PeaceCommunity

Imagine a World Full of Peace

2nd Graders from Furlow Charter School recently help #MakePeaceTheNews with a video that earned them a 1st runner-up award in the Georgia Movie Academy digital storytelling competition.

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mattie - micah
#PeacePosts

April 6, 2020

“Right now, I don’t know what Normal is Anymore”, applies to our world as we redefine our own normal during COVID-19.

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Mattie from poem About Perserverance
#PeacePosts

March 30, 2020

We are now several weeks into global change… and wow… what a remarkable view I have on our world.

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Choose to inhale quote
#PeacePosts

March 23, 2020

Change is difficult. Even when we plan for change, or choose change, or embrace change – becoming or accepting or being “different” is a challenging reality.

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National Peace Day

Millions have been inspired by the late 13-year-old poet and peacemaker, Mattie J.T. Stepanek. On July 17, we want to celebrate peace, Mattie’s life and

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