In this section we let you know about all sorts of interesting (to us anyway!) people, organisations, activities and news from around the globe.
The Obama Foundation
Extraordinary change begins when ordinary men and women are willing to stand up for the progress they seek. President Obama, 2015
“Our mission is to inspire and empower people to change their world. From leaders who are already making an impact, to people who are interested in becoming more involved, but don’t know where to start, our goal is to make our programs accessible to anyone, anywhere. We’ll equip civic innovators, young leaders, and everyday citizens with the skills and tools they need to create change in their communities.”
Centre for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education (Stanford Medicine, USA)
“CCARE investigates methods for cultivating compassion and promoting altruism within individuals and society through rigorous research, scientific collaborations, and academic conferences. In addition, CCARE provides a compassion cultivation program and teacher training as well as educational public events and programs.”
GWish (George Washington University – School of Medicine & Health Sciences)
“GWish was established in May 2001 as a leading organization on education and clinical issues related to spirituality and health. GWish is changing the face of healthcare through innovative programs for physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, including clergy and chaplains.”
Super Soul Sunday Podcasts with Oprah Winfrey
“Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.”
Environmental Working Group (EWG)
“The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action… [EWG is] a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.”
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