Posted on Oct 08, 2018
In commemoration of International Peace Day and Rotary's area of focus, On the 21st September, 2018, the Rotary Club of Princes Town held its first Youth Peace Day Symposium. The event was well attended with over 160 young persons in attendance and it  also received excellent Media coverage
The Rotary Club of Princes Town held its first Youth Peace Symposium “Making our Schools Safe for our Children through Peace Education” on September 21st, 2018 in commemoration of International Peace Day and highlighting one of Rotary’s areas of focus, Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution.
At the event, the Club featured guest speakers, Caron Asgarali, CEO of Project R.A.R.E; who addressed the issue of Youth & Gun Violence & Safety; Steven Edwards, CEO of Anti-Crime Theatre & Technology Institute who spoke on Youth & Bullying and Wayne Chance, CEO of Vision on Mission who spoke on the topic of Youth & Conflict Resolution. 
Over 160 young persons from the primary and secondary schools from Princes Town and the surrounding environs were in attendance and all students appeared engaged for the duration of the symposium as thought provoking questions were posed to each of the guest speakers at the end of the Symposium by the students. The Club also made a contribution to Steven Edwards, CEO of the Anti-Crime Theatre & Technology Institute towards his organization’s continued works and efforts to provide positive support to our youths in depressed communities throughout Trinidad and Tobago; particularly providing solutions to youth and violence.