PII’s mission is to facilitate a forum of mutual respect and collaboration, both welcoming and accepting varied viewpoints and voices with the intent to develop original and alternative perspectives on vital issues that New Jersey is facing, generate solutions to these issues, and support successful practices. PII promotes education, friendship and harmony, and acting as an island of peace for all New Jerseyans of different ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds.
Started in 2010
With the Art and Essay Contest, which we have been organizing annually since 2010, our biggest goal is to raise awareness for young people with artistic prowess and to bring them together!
Peace Islands Institute
Peace Islands Institute (PII) was established to facilitate a forum of mutual respect and cooperation that both welcomes and accepts a variety of perspectives and voices in order to develop authentic and alternative perspectives on the vital issues facing our society, produce solutions.
13th Contest 2023
Together with the competition, we enable young people to meet each other and to look at the most important problems of our lives with a solution-oriented perspective.