To recognize the United Nation's International Day of Peace, local citizens' organization "Partners for Peace" will be hosting the first Fort Collins Peace Festival.

The festival takes place this Saturday, September 28, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Old Town Square, Fort Collins. According to North Forty News, multiple organizations will be in attendance to amplify the Partners for Peace mission of action toward peace, justice and the environment.

As a mom, festivals can be a coin toss so I'm personally looking forward to the peace tent with activities and a quiet zone, ideal for children.

Human rights and climate justice activists will share the stage with musical groups, The States Music Duo, the Parkin Lot, Christopher Watkins-Lamb, music lead from Foothills Unitarian Church and Luz Valenzuela of Fuerza Latina.

Its no secret around here that I'm an activist in my personal life and host a podcast, called 'vegan yoga mom', that shines light on social injustice coupled with mindful living practices. So needless to say, these are my people and I am eager to hear the speakers while enjoying like minded thinkers in my community.

Ten months ago I moved to Colorado from Seattle and I'm sure this will be a great event because Colorado has yet to disappoint. I love this place and the unique events that seem to pop up every other weekend.


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