Staff and students at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy are taking a stand for worldwide peace at the school’s graduation ceremony Sept. 20, by planting a Peace Pole.

This “Massage for Peace” event is open to the general public.

The Peace Pole is crafted out of cedar and bears the inscription, “May Peace Prevail on Earth” English, Spanish, Japanese, American Sign Language and Braille.

“This ‘Massage for Peace’ event is Boulder College of Massage Therapy’s contribution towards a harmonious earth,” said Jan Combs, the school’s president.