‘Love, Live and Forgive this Christmas’
This is the Junior Peacemakers message being shared on 70 buses over the city this Christmas for four weeks from the 10th December 2018.
Four pupils from Kings Norton Primary, Oasis Foundry, Paganel Primary and Greenfield school took part in the ‘Peace in the City’ project ran by Peacemakers and the Peace Hub. In a workshop with the Junior Peacemakers we questioned how the they felt when they entered the city centre. The majority of the pupils shared the same view of excitement and feeling of awe due to the buildings, people and atmosphere. However, equally pupils were overwhelmed by the amount of people, concerned about their safety and saddened by the amount of homeless people. Therefore they wanted their message to be promoting peace and respect. After brainstorming and voting the Junior Peacemakers decided on ‘Love, Live and Forgive this Christmas’, for the slogan of their poster. Pupils also drew images to accompany the slogan to represent their message.
This message is also part of our #peaceinthecity movement which aims to continue spreading the message of peace. To do this we are encouraging you to reflect on what peace means to you and where you see it, feel it and find it in the city. Follow us on social media and #peaceinthecity to be a part of this campaign.