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October 29, 2014

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Today, Peace First was featured in the Politico Playbook following the announcement of the Peace First prize winners. “Peace First, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of peacemakers, today announced the five winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize at a press conference at the National Press Club. The Peace First Prize is a national award recognizing youth peacemakers, ages 8-22, who are leaders focused on making lasting social change in their communities. The winners will receive a 2-year, $25,000 Fellowship to further their peacemaking work.”

The winners include:

Amit Dodani, age 16; My Name My Story
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Eli Erlick, age 19; Trans Student Equality Resources
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Imani Henry, age 12; 100 Men Reading
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Matthew Kaplan, age 17; Be ONE Project
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Amanda Matos, age 22; WomanHOOD
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We would like to congratulate the five winners of this amazing prize, you all exemplify the spirit of social innovation and social entrepreneurship.

New Profit is a proud funder and partner of Peace First.

For more information on the winners click here!

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