VFP Gainesville Chapter 14

Veterans For Peace

Events 2016

Peace Poetry Contest And Peace Scholarship 2016

Award winning poets 2015Award Winning Peace Poets 2015

The Gainesville chapter of Veterans for Peace announces its 7th ANNUAL PEACE POETRY CONTEST for Alachua County, where all students, grades K–12, are encouraged to submit one original poem focusing on the idea of peace and social justice.

the deadline for submissions is March 21, 2016.
Poems can be submitted via email
For information ON HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST see  ppc announcement 2016

Winning poems are published in our Peace Poetry Book each year.  For sample poems see the  2015 peace poetry book      Video of 2015 Awards Ceremony

Gainesville Veterans for Peace Chapter 14 announces its ANNUAL PEACE SCHOLARSHIPS for the spring of 2016. We are awarding two scholarships of $500 for high school seniors or college students with demonstrated commitment and leadership in activities involving: peace & social justice, conflict resolution and/or nonviolent social change.
Deadline for application is April 15, 2016. 


2016 Peace Scholarship Instructions               2016 Peace Scholarship Application Word copy

Peace Poetry Announcement 2016 FLIER

Martin Luther King March
January 18th, 2016
VFP and allies March together

More photos Here


Starting out from Down Town Down University ave At the MLK Center Mlk day march 2016

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