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Thank you to all for your help with collecting for Haiti

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

A couple of weeks ago we made a request from one of our partners, Free The Children, to see if anyone could help with collecting supplies for Haiti and their schools. We would like to thank all of those who answered our call to action, especially the parishioners at St. Philip Greek Orthodox church in [...]

24/01/10 – Representative Maria Sachs on helping the Haitian population in Florida

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

“Bonjour”. Those were the words we kept hearing over and over again from the Haitian community as we entered a number of churches this warm Sunday morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. Distance had become on obsolete word over the past 12 days. 753 miles may have separated those who were asked to reevaluate their [...]


Friday, January 22nd, 2010

We are deeply indebted to Craig Kielburger and the team from Free The Children on providing updates on Haiti. By no means is the struggle over. A week after the devastating earthquake, we ask you all to keep the spirit of humanity alive by continuing to help Haitians pull through the nightmare surrounding them. Although [...]

Heartland PeaceJam and Honorary Doctor of Law degree – November 2009

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

Betty Williams challenged about 150 teenagers and college students attending the Heartland PeaceJam Youth Conference at William Woods University Saturday and Sunday to get involved in humanitarian efforts around the world. The conference brought together youth from across the Heartland region (Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and parts of Iowa) to share their experiences in service, attend [...]

It’s All About The Basics… (from Mario Frangoulis – Sept 2009)

Monday, November 9th, 2009

I just returned from the Dalai Lama Center’s 2009 Peace Conference in Vancouver where I was there with our team for the World Centers of Compassion for Children International. I participated in two sessions: One was called “Conversations for Change” where we were in a conversation, 120 of us, discussing our own life experiences and [...]

Nobel Laureates in dialogue – Vancouver Peace Summit September 2009

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

The following video clip is from the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in dialogue with Nobel Peace Laureates, Betty Williams, Jody Williams, Mairead Maguire, and Mpho Tutu (daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu), and Mary Robinson (first female President of Ireland). The clip is approximately 64 minutes long but TRULY WORTH [...]

News coverage from the Vancouver Peace Summit

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Why a Peace Summit? Here are its three key goals Nobel Laureates’ talk turns personal ‘Social change is possible’ 16,000 learn at We Day Beyond the ‘circus,’ some serious intentions Education paves the road to women’s equality Generation Fix meets its mentors Peace Summit with the Dalai Lama, Eckhart Tolle, and Nobel Laureates Dalai Lama’s [...]

23rd July, 2009 – Visions for a Sustainable World (Vienna, Austria)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Betty Williams will be taking part in the first awards ceremony to honor individuals and organizations chartered to promote a sustainable world in Vienna on Thursday 23rd July and Friday 24th July, 2009. The World Awards (founded and headed by the wonderful Georg Kindel) are organizing the awards ceremony to bring this critical cause to [...]

5th June, 2009 – History was made today

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Betty William’s has always had a dream …. a dream to help refugee children seeking shelter in safe zones countries to be housed, nurtured and educated. Through the Cities of Peace for Children, the main focus of WCCCI has been to find a country where we could build a city and give children hope. Hope [...]

1st June, 2009 – XIII Games of the Small States of Europe (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Mario Frangoulis will sing at the opening ceremony of the XIII Games of the Small States of Europe on Monday 1st June, 2009 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Ambassador of Peace for WCCCI will sing the official anthem of the Games which was originally written by Cypriot composer Vasos Argyrides and the lyrics were by Bampis [...]

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