We are excited to announce
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
will travel to Hartford, Connecticut
to serve as the
Grand Marshal of the Peace Walks!
The Archbishop will provide a blessing to
kick-off the Connecticut Peace Walk and
deliver a Peace Lecture on Friday, May 20 at
the XL Center. Award-winning musician
Branford Marsalis will join the Archbishop
for a special performance.
On May 21 & 22, 2011, just over a month
before the opening ceremonies of the World
Scholar-Athlete Games and World Youth Peace
Summit, Peace Walks will take place
throughout the United States and in
countries around the world.
Thousands of individuals will organize walks
ranging in size from small groups of friends
to large community-wide events. This program
aims to stimulate discussions on the peace
process, to generate significant interest in
the World Scholar-Athlete Games and World
Youth Peace Summit and to raise funds for
An evening with Archbishop Desmond Tutu &
XL Centre, Hartford, CT
Friday, May 20, 2011
Tickets go on sale:
Connecticut Peace Walk
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Residents of the Greater Hartford area and
beyond are encouraged to organize teams to
participate in the Connecticut Peace Walk on
May 21st. Those outside of the
region are encouraged to join our global
network of Peace Walkers and organize a walk
on May 21st or 22nd in their home community!
Please contact the Director of Peace Walks,
Kim Kennedy, at
firstname.lastname@example.org for full
details on the program.