News from the Sidewalk

CHALK4PEACE is the global chalk art project about peace. We celebrate our eleventh year as a worldwide event encouraging peace. CHALK4PEACE, Inc.  is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization.

We've had more than 1000 events in 50 countries and have covered more than 12 miles of pavement with messages and visions of peace in sidewalk chalk...

We believe in  "Drawing the World Together..."

CHALK4PEACE participated in the Peace Day Student Observance at the United Nations in New York City in 2016 to honor the International Day of Peace. Hundreds of thousands of young artists of all ages have joined us since 2005.

Our goal: ONE MILLION artists Chalking 4 Peace at the same time...

Because we need Peace...Now more than ever...

Recent Links and Videos- CHALK4PEACE 2016

Recent links to articles and videos about CHALK4PEACE...
These links pertain to CHALK4PEACE events Team CHALK4PEACE participated in during our "C4P: Draw the World Together Tour" of the United Nations and the DC Beltway 9/16-23. The Press was very kind to CHALK4PEACE during our journey...

 -Article from Foggy Bottom News, DC; from the U.S. Department of State by Michael Ortiz, Deputy Coordinator, Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism; Andy Rabens, Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues, Bureau of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs; Shaarif Zafar, Special Representative to Muslim Communities: CHALK4PEACE's project at the UN is the lead photograph. 9/22/16

-From UN Multimedia- news brief 9/16/16


Artists at the United Nations chalking 4 peace... photo: Jerry Downs

Artists at the United Nations chalking 4 peace... photo: Jerry Downs

Youtube video by Donny Haller, Video Producer and Director, Office of Communication and Community Relations, Fairfax County Public Schools. More than 100 schools in Fairfax County participated in CHALK4PEACE, including Groveton E.S. Alexandria VA, shown here doing C4P for their 8th year. 9/23/16

-YouTube video about CHALK4PEACE and the Fairfax County Police Department about CHALK4PEACE at Groveton. Created by Fairfax County Government.  9/23/16

-Article by Inside NOVA, N. Virginia news source 9/24/16