Peace and Disarmament

Back to listOct 25, 2008

"Victory Over Violence" Exhibition Held at Mississauga Youth Festival, Canada

081025canada_vov.jpg Discussion at the exhibition venue

On October 25, SGI-USA's "Victory Over Violence" exhibition was displayed at the Youth Arts Against Violence (YAAV) Festival in Mississauga near Toronto, Canada. The local community event featured youth speaking out against violence through various art mediums. Rapport Youth & Family Services, a non-profit charitable agency run by SGI-Canada member Paul Sherman, hosted the YAAV Festival in collaboration with other local organizations. Over 200 people, mostly youth, attended the event and viewed the exhibition.

[Adapted from Issue 38 of SGI Canada News dated November 2008, SGI-Canada; photo courtesy of SGI-Canada]