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Lifting up peace heroes - for the next generation to learn how everyday people can succeed in making the world less violent and more just. Supporting peacebuilding through  Miami Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and our peacebuilding partners.

Support Jimmy Carter in the Peace Heroes Trail 2022



Diane Colvin


jana heeg


Adam Colvin


Theron Colvin

Affordable housing is such an important foundational element and Jimmy Carter has made such a significant impact with his Habitat support - and so many other contributions.


Lynn Buffington

What an incredible example is set by Jimmy Carter. I admire him for his humbleness and his Habitat for Humanity work as he continues to "walk the walk," incredible at his age,


Alice Diebel


SA Adams


linda newcomer



Admired for decades for his ability to wage peace!


Catherine Queener

Jimmy Carter is the best former president the USA has ever had. What a mensch!


“God gives us the capacity for choice.  We can alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes—and we must.”   --from Jimmy Carter's Nobel Lecture

Jimmy Carter 

is a  diplomat, humanitarian, activist, and author. Accomplishments include peanut farmer, Governor of Georgia, 39th President of the United States, longest living former President, and founder of the Carter Center. 

The Carter Center, a non-profit,  promotes peace and fights neglected diseases globally.  Carter has led peacekeeping efforts around the world, on his own and by invitation.

I selected Jimmy Carter as my peace hero because his lifetime of service to his (our) country is so exemplary, so unusual, and so inspiring that I felt he simply had to have a place in our peace hero parade.  Sometimes regarded as a “failed” president, his post-presidency has been so remarkable, long, and wide ranging that he is now regarded as one of our most effective leaders.  

Most Americans know of Habitat for Humanity, have seen Jimmy Carter with other former presidents at important national events, and are aware that he continued to teach a Sunday School class in his home church whenever he was at home, not traveling on another mission of some kind.  

Jimmy Carter is in his late nineties, doing what he can for as long as he can.  

Web links:

The Carter Center: https://www.cartercenter.org/?s_src=cartercenter&s_subsrc=search&gclid=Cj0KCQiA3rKQBhCNARIsACUEW_Y90M4dwI0If6x3fgbqx5fnBuI-qkLBZGFFtrVrRvLxKUeaozdUHPUaAiO8EALw_wcB

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum: https://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/

Encyclopedia Britannica entry:

Jimmy Carter | Biography & Facts - Encyclopedia Britannica

https://www.britannica.com › biography › Jimmy-Carter



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Jimmy Carter - U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO - YouTube

 Trailer for CNN films' Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President:  
CNN Films' 'Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President' - CNN Video

https://www.cnn.com › videos › 2020/12/31 › jimmy-cart...

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Diane Colvin

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