Heidi Kuhn and her 16-year-old son Christian are with Roots of Peace, a non-profit which raises awareness about landmines. They held a news conference at Marin TV in San Rafael Thursday and Skyped with Palestinians and Israelis to talk about this first-ever agreement.
They also announced a youth initiative using social media. "We want to engage young people in Israel, Palestine and America to get involved to raise awareness," Christian said.
The San Rafael-based Roots of Peace organization will lead the de-mining project in the spring with funding from Napa Valley vintners.