The efforts and vision of Paramjit Singh led to a multi-cultural and multi-religious gathering at the headquarters of the Federation of India Community Associations(FICA) on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday (October 2) 2010. Those in attendance witnessed the unveiling of the Cyber Wall of Non-Violence which Paramjit Singh envisioned to make Cleveland a city of Peace and Non-Violence.
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At the annual Philanthropia event at Landerhaven in Cleveland on December 13, 2010, Paramjit Singh first told about Project Seva which is the community service end of the Federation of India Community Associations of NE Ohio, or FICA.
As you can watch in the video below, Paramjit then told how the October 2nd event and the Cyber Wall of Non-Violence has earned Cleveland the designation as the 73rd Peace City in the world.
The Dream of making Cleveland a city of Peace &
Nonviolence is possible but You must be the change you want to see in Cleveland!