||About the World Peace Rose Garden Sites Around the World
California State Capitol – Sacramento
The beautiful State Capitol Park is home of International World Peace Rose Garden’s fifth major World Peace Rose Garden, dedicated in May 2003.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site
The Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” World Peace Rose Garden can be found at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site in Atlanta, Georgia
The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Assisi, Italy, Europe
The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City, Mexico
The Lake Shrine Gandhi Memorial, Pacific Palisades, California, USA
The rose garden is located in the Court of Religions.
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Event Partners & Supporters
National Park Service
The NPS sponsors the annual Anniversary Celebration at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. Youth from local schools participate in Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest and winning messages are unveiled in the garden and read by the winning student.
United Nations Associationof the United States of America (UNA-USA)
The UNA- Sacramento Chapter is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that supports the work of the United Nations and encourages active civic participation in the most important social and economic issues facing the world today.
The Vietnam Experience
This website shares the emotional and spiritual experiences of the Vietnam War through poetry, stories and photos by combat veterans. The site is hosted by Vietnam Veteran Bill McDonald, a favorite speaker at State Capitol World Peace Rose Garden events.
Interfaith Service Bureau of Sacramento
The Interfaith Service Bureau exists to encourage and celebrate understanding, acceptance, and cooperation among all people of faith and to serve human need. To this end, they sponsor, promote, and oordinate programs of communications, dialogue, spirituality, and community service. The interfaith community is a regular participant in State Capitol Park events.
California Federation of Women’s Clubs
The California Federation of Women's Clubs is part of an international community service organization which provides education, training and interaction opportunities for volunteers who are committed to individual growth and community improvement to enrich the quality of life throughout California and the world.
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)
Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, JGI is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Giant peaces doves, inspired by the JGI website, have been a part of many IWPRG events. Members of the JGI Roots & Shoots program have participated in IWPRG International Day of Peace activities.
California Department of Veteran Affairs
Their mission is to confer and administer the benefits provided by a grateful State of California to its deserving veterans and their dependents.
National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs
Their mission is to deliver high quality water treatment products that will benefit every part of their consumer’s lives. Culligan has graciously provided water for many Capitol Park events. http://www.culligan.com
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Major California Capitol Park Partners
John F. Otto Construction
HLA Group, Landscape Architects & Planners, Inc.
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Organizations Working for a Better World
International Day of Peace
The International Day of Peace provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of Peace on a shared date. The designated date is September 21 st annually.
Peace One Day
The Peace One Day film project began as the vision of British director Jeremy Gilley and launched in 1999. The film documented and inspired the establishment of the United Nations International Day of Peace as a day of global ceasefire and non-violence, now fixed in the calendar as 21 September annually.
Pathways to Peace
The organization serves as the International Secretariat of the "WE THE PEOPLES" INITIATIVE , a United Nations-designated "Peace Messenger Initiative,” with more than 250 Participating Organizations in all the world's regions.
The Carter Center
The Carter Center is a non-profit, public policy center founded by Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter, is committed to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Hunger Site – Click every day!
The site focuses the power of the Internet on a specific humanitarian need; the eradication of world hunger. On average, over 220,000 individuals from around the world visit the site each day to click the "give free food" button and help feed the hungry. To date, more that 200 million visitors have given more than 300 million cups of staple food.
Every time a customer uses one of Working Assets' donation-linked services (Long Distance, Wireless and Credit Card), the company donates a portion of the charges to nonprofit groups working to build a world that is more just, humane, and environmentally sustainable.
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries. http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org
Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network’s mission is to broaden the environmental movement worldwide and to educate and mobilize people, governments, and corporations to take responsibility for a clean and healthy environment.
International Foundation for Education and Self-Help
This nonprofit, charitable organization, under the vision and leadership of the late Reverend Leon H. Sullivan, works to reduce hunger and poverty, empower the local community by raising the standard of literacy, and to foster cultural, social, and economic relations between Americans and Africans, particularly those Americans who are of African decent.
Children’s Defense Fund
The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
This organization is the leading advocate for children’s rights, active in 155 countries and territories around the world.
The League of Women Voters
The League is a grassroots organization, working at the national, state and local levels to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy. It is a nonpartisan political organization.
Therapists for Social Responsibility & Therapists for Peace & Justice
They are a group of psychotherapists whose vision is to create connection and community as they work on local and global social actions.
Civic Light Projects
The non-profit organization is committed to cultivating economic, educational and cultural prosperity in its community.
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Rose Donors for World Peace Rose Gardens
Jackson & Perkins
Star Rose Arena Roses
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||Rose Care Suppliers and/or Advice
Gardening in Georgia
Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
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Are you a rose lover? Join a rose society today!
American Rose Society
Bexleyheath and District Rose Society - England
Bremen Rose Society - Bremen, Germany
Canadian Rose Society - Canada
Danish Rose Society - Denmark
Finnish Rose Society - Finland
Franklin District Rose Society of New Zealand - Waiuku, New Zealand
National Rose Society of New Zealand - New Zealand
Oyama Rose Society - Japan
Queensland Rose Society - Australia
Rhondda Rose Society - Great Britain
Rose Society of Northern Ireland - No. Ireland
Rose Society of Victoria - Victoria NSW, Australia
Rose Society of Western Australia - W. Australia
Swedish Rose Society - Sweden
Swiss National Rose Society - Switzerland
Teesside Rose Society - Northeast England
The Rose Society of Western Australia
West Midlands Rose Society - West Midlands, England
Western Australia Rose Society
World Federation of Roses
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||American Rose Societies in the United States
Greater Montgomery Rose Society - Montgomery AL
Wiregrass Rose Society - Dothan, AL
Alaska Rose Society - Anchorage, AK
Arizona West Valley Rose Society - Glendale, AZ
Mesa East Valley Rose Society - Mesa, AZ
Phoenix Rose Society - Phoenix, AZ
Rose Society of Glendale - Glendale, AZ
Tucson Rose Society - Tucson, AZ
Fort Smith Rose Society - Fort Smith, AR
Butte Rose Society - Chico, CA
California Coastal Rose Society - Oceanside, CA
Contra Costa Rose Society
East Bay Rose Society - Alameda County, CA
East County Rose Society - El Cajon, CA
Gold Country Rose Society - Auburn, CA
Golden Gate Rose Society - San Francisco, CA
Kern County Rose Society - Bakersfield, CA
Los Angeles Rose Society - Los Angeles, CA
Marin Rose Society - Marin County, CA
Monterey Bay Rose Society - Monterey Bay
Motherlode Rose Society - Jackson, CA
Orange County Rose Society - Orange County, CA
Pacific Rose Society - Los Angeles, CA
Redwood Empire Rose Society - Santa Rosa, CA
Rose Society of Saddleback Mountain - Orange County, CA
Sacramento Rose Society - Sacramento, CA
San Diego Rose Society - San Diego, CA
San Francisco Rose Society - San Francisco, CA
San Joaquin Valley Rose Society - Fresno, CA
Santa Barbara Rose Society - Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Clara County Rose Society - Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society - Valencia, CA
Shasta Rose Society - Redding, CA
Sierra Foothills Rose Society - Citrus Heights, CA
Stockton Rose Society - Stockton, CA
Temecula Valley Rose Society - Temecula, CA
Ventura County Rose Society - CA
Boulder Valley Rose Society - Boulder, CO
Denver Rose Society - Denver, CO
Grand Valley Rose Society - Grand Junction, CO
Connecticut Rose Society - Hartford, CT
District of Colombia - DC
Potomac Rose Society - Washington D.C.
Central Florida Heritage Rose Society - Lakeland, FL
Central Florida Rose Society - FL
Gainesville Rose Society - Gainesville, FL
Greater Palm Beach Rose Society - Palm Beach, FL
Jacksonville Rose Society - Jacksonville, FL
Pensacola Rose Society - Pensacola, FL
Pinellas Rose Society - Palm Harbor, FL
Winter Haven Rose Society - Winter Haven, FL
Augusta Rose Society - Augusta, GA
Greater Gwinnett Rose Society - Gwinnett, GA
South Metro Rose Society - Fayetteville, GA
Thomasville Rose Society - Thomasville, GA
Honolulu Rose Society - Honolulu, HI
Idaho Rose Society - Boise, ID
Northeastern Illinois Rose Society - Libertyville, IL
Duneland Rose Society - Merrillville, IN
Evansville Rose Society - Evansville, IN
Indianapolis Rose Society - Indianapolis, IN
Logansport Rose Society - Logansport, IN
Johnson County Rose Society - Johnson County, KS
Wichita Rose Society - Wichita, KS
Lexington Rose Society - Lexington, KY
Louisville Rose Society - Louisville, KY
Acadiana Rose Society - Lafayette, LA
Maine Rose Society - Portland, ME
New England Rose Society - Worcester, MA
Detroit Rose Society - Detroit, Michigan
Grand Valley Rose Society - Grand Rapids, MI
Greater Lansing Rose Society - Lansing, MI
Northeastern Michigan Rose Society - Bay City, MI
Lake Superior Rose Society - Duluth, MN
Twin Cities Rose Club - Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Mississippi Gulf Coast Rose Society - Gulfport, MS
Rose Society of Greater St. Louis - St. Louis, MO
Las Vegas Valley Rose Society - Las Vegas, NV
New Hampshire Rose Society - New Hampshire
Jersey Shore Rose Society - Neptune, NJ
Albuquerque Rose Society - Albuquerque, NM
Long Island Rose Society - NY
Manhattan Rose Society - New York, NY
Syracuse Rose Society - Syracuse, NY
Charlotte Rose Society - Charlotte, NC
Raleigh Rose Society - Raleigh, NC
Wilmington-Cape Fear Rose Society - Wilmington, NC
Cleveland Rose Society - Cleveland, OH
Greater Cincinnati Rose Association - Cincinnati, OH
Greene County Rose Society - Beavercreek, OH
Tulsa Rose Society - Tulsa, OK
Portland Rose Society - Portland, OR
Del-Chester Rose Society - Philadelphia, PA
Greater Harrisburg Rose Society - Harrisburg, PA
Philadelphia Rose Society - Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh Rose Society - Pittsburgh, PA
York Area Rose Society - York County, PA
Rhode Island Rose Society - Rhode Island
Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society - Charleston, SC
Chattanooga Rose Society - Chattanooga, TN
Dixie Rose Club - Memphis, TN
Holston Rose Society - Knoxville, TN
Memphis Rose Society - Memphis, TN
Nashville Rose Society - Nashville, TN
Tri-State Rose Society of Chattanooga - Chattanooga, TN
Corpus Christi Rose Society - Corpus Christi, TX
Dallas Rose Society - Dallas, TX
Houston Rose Society - Houston, TX
Lakes Area Rose Society - Jasper, TX
San Antonio Rose Society - San Antonio, TX
Tyler Rose Society - Tyler, TX
Utah Rose Society - Salt Lake City, UT
Arlington Rose Foundation - Arlington, VA
Blue Ridge Rose Society - Lynchburg, VA
Richmond Rose Society - Richmond, VA
Kitsap County Rose Society - Port Orchard, WA
Olympia Rose Society - Olympia, WA
Seattle Rose Society - Seattle, WA
Tacoma Rose Society - Tacoma, WA
Tri-City Rose Society - Richland-Pasco-Kennewick, WA
Milwaukee Rose Society - Milwaukee, WI
NEW Rose Society - Green Bay, WI
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Rose Societies in Canada
Calgary Rose Society - Alberta, B.C.
Fraser Pacific Rose Society - Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Peninsular Rose Society - Victoria, BC, Canada
Québec Rose Society - Québec, Canada
Vancouver Rose Society - Vancouver, BC, Canada
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