By Cait Baca, Courier Staff Writer
Logan students celebrated a Day of Peace at school Sept. 20th. Tomorrow they'll have a chance to celebrate another special day declared by the United Nations, because October 2 is International Day of Non-Violence.
During both lunches, Colt Court was the spot to be on "Peace Day". Students invoked peace by contributing to the a gigantic banner of painted hand prints. The Logan event was sponsored and organized by Logan Leadership.
Visit the Day of Peace website. "The hand prints show unity of the school. People come out and just drop a hand print.It's nice to see so many faces," said Senior Ika Solis, Activities Commissioner for the Associated Student Body.
The official International Peace Day was Sunday, September 21st.
Established by U.N. resolution in 1982, and marked every year on September 21, "Peace Day" has grown to include millions of people around the world who participate in all kinds of events, large and small. It is a global holiday when individuals, communities, nations and governments highlight efforts to end conflict and promote peace.
In 2007, the United Nations passed a resolution establishing October 2nd as the annual International Day of Non-Violence. The Day is highlighted as part of the UN’s work for a culture of peace, and is connected to the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World.