Apr 20, 2013

Instruments for Peace: How social media can amplify the music of peace | Simon Mainwaring
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This post provides a beautiful example of using social media for good causes. In the wake of a horrific week of terrorism and accidental explosions, it was so nice to come across this message. Music soothes the soul…and this non-profit group, Instruments of Peace, has a lot to offer people in the Congo – and the world. I would love to see more social media posts like this, spreading good messages of peace and optimism.

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Each year we discover new ways in which social media can help give voice to those without support and help create a more just and equitable world. One such opportunity has arisen in the Congo where self-taught musicians playing hand-made instruments  have given peace a voice  and inspired the creation of a new non-profit called Instruments of Peace.

 

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Jennifer G. Hanford

Jennifer G. Hanford is the owner and managing director of j+ Media Solutions, which offers social and content solutions for businesses of all sizes. She also contributes articles for SteamFeed and Social Media Club.
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