John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono has backed the fight against plans to close a children’s centre at the school he went to as a boy. Yoko, who made an emotional visit to the £1m Surestart centre at Dovedale school in Mossley Hill less than a year ago, said she “strongly supported” the campaign to keep […]
Yoko traveled to Fukushima today (6 Dec 2011) to visit a small elementary school. All 58 students of the school, including 30 children who transferred there after evacuating from their homes, greeted her upon arrival. After delivering a speech to give them hope, she invited them on to the stage one by one to give […]
JAMES BOND SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY The two-minute short, specially commissioned for International Women’s Day, sees 007 star Daniel Craig undergo a dramatic makeover as he puts himself, quite literally, in a woman’s shoes. Directed by acclaimed ‘Nowhere Boy’ director/conceptual artist Sam Taylor-Wood, scripted by Jane Goldman (‘Kick Ass’) and featuring the voice of Dame […]
There is no peace without women. More than anything, women in Afghanistan need security so that they can play a full part in rebuilding their country.
We demand that women have an equal seat at the negotiating table, and an equal voice in determining their future, and the future of their country. Sign this petition and join together on bridges on 8th March, International Women’s Day, alongside our sisters in Afghanistan and other war-torn countries across the world.
The 2011 Courage Awards for the Arts were presented to Simone Forti, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Meredith Monk and Yvonne Rainer by Yoko Ono Lennon, at a private ceremony at The Modern, New York City, on Sunday, 27th February 2011. Yoko Ono Lennon said about this year’s awards: “I am very honoured to be giving the Courage […]
Urgent Action: U.S. House votes to cut ALL FUNDING for U.S. Institute of Peace Message from The Peace Alliance: Dear Friends, On Thursday 17th February 2011, the new U.S. House voted to cut all funding for the United States Institute of Peace. All of it! To put it mildly, this is a stunning development that […]
Dear Friends Here is my response to the recent Gas Industry attacks. I hope you can spread it around! I’d really appreciate it. Thanks!!!! Josh AN OPEN LETTER TO JOURNALISTS FROM GASLAND DIRECTOR JOSH FOX IN RESPONSE TO ATTACKS BY GAS INDUSTRY February 7, 2011 With the recent Oscar nomination of my documentary film GASLAND, […]
by Aaron Voldman, Executive Director, The Student Peace Alliance Dear Friends, On MLK Day we launched a petition for bi-partisan seating at the State of the Union Address (see below & here). Throughout the last week momentum has built in support of the idea. The Hill has been aflutter with talk of “dates” to the […]
This is a beautiful step towards world peace. By imagining there’s no hunger, as John sang in his song, we express our strong desire to bring a world in which children will never again suffer from hunger or poverty. Let’s come together and help spread this message around the world.”
-Yoko Ono Lennon
Whyhunger’s global campaign “Imagine There’s No Hunger” was made possible with the generous permission and support of Yoko Ono Lennon. Purchasing the bracelet, limited edition pin or T-Shirt will help fight childhood hunger and poverty worldwide through grass roots solutions that secure basic rights to food, water, land, jobs and credit.
David Lynch Foundation’s OPERATION WARRIOR WELLNESS Overcoming PTSD and Promoting Mental Resilience through Transcendental Meditation. THE PROBLEM Thirty-five percent of U.S. soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001 are said to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to researchers, people with PTSD exhibit over-arousal of the sympathetic nervous system (exaggerated fight or flight […]
We wanted to inform you of an event that The New York Cosmos (along with world soccer legend Pele, our honorary president) – is proudly supporting this Saturday. The 10th Annual “Global Peace Games for Children and Youth” is endorsed by the United Nations and brings out kids to play a grassroots game of soccer […]
Hi Yoko! I wanted to send you this picture of the artists who performed in Videy at the lighting ceremony on the 9th. It was a beautiful moment, we sang both indoors and by the light as it was being lit, and people joined us in song. We want to thank you for making this […]
GLOBAL ONENESS DAY They say if all the people in China were to jump up and down at the same time, the axis of the globe would shift. Well, we are here together. Billions of us. Standing at the dawn of a new age Determined to shift the axis of the world to health, peace […]
Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate, YOKO ONO, announced today she will be holding several events in Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace 2010 The LennonOno Grant for Peace was created to honour her […]
Would you like to win a trip for two to Reykjavík and experience a special event of peace and love? The winning trip includes:
• Flight tickets for two from one of Icelandair’s destinations.
• Three nights in a comfy hotel in Reykjavík with breakfast.
• Access to Yoko Ono Plastic Ono band concert.
• Boat trip to the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower in Videy island.
• 48 hours Reykjavík Welcome Card that provides access to Public Transportation, museums and seven thermal pools in the city
• An exclusive meal at the Sea Food Cellar in Reykjavík
Friends – Worldwide Moment is TWO weeks from right now – the moment this email was scheduled to send – Sunday, September 25, 2010 at GMT 10:10am. What will you shoot? Your Love? Your God? Your Country? Your Fear? Your Message? Your Wish? Your Peace? During the remaining 14 days until Worldwide Moment 2010, let’s […]
“If we want to survive as a race of people we’ve got to address problems head on. John and Yoko took the bull by the horns and for that you’ve got to take your hat off to both of them” – Ozzy Osbourne This week marks the 70th anniversary of John Lennon’s birth, and we at […]