Centro Arte Para la Paz: Peace Through the Arts | 6mins
Director: Jennifer Eberhart & Dr. Barbara Irwin | Producer: Canisius College Video Institute
Focus Years: 2007 | Country: United States
Centro Arte para la Paz develops and promotes a culture of peace through the arts in Suchitoto, El Salvador, an area deeply affected by El Salvadorâ€™s 12-year civil war. They provide educational and art-oriented workshops that aim to build cultural identity and unity within the community, teach skills to support self-sufficiency, promote environmental awareness, teach gender equality, revive cultural crafts, and help build bridges between cultures.