Impact & Reach of WE, The World

“The objective of the organization We, The World is to facilitate cooperation on a global scale amongst groups and individuals dedicated to implementing solutions to the many challenges we face on the planet at this time…We invite you to join us in a movement without which all the other movements for change can not be successful. The crucial movement we are talking about is the shift from ‘I’ to ‘We‘”. – Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Nobel Peace Laureate)
“I hope that everyone can join We, The World. Because it’s when we all get together that we will make the changes that we must make. We are the world!”
– Dr. Jane Goodall (Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace)

Mission

The mission of WE, The World is to maximize social change globally – until we have a world that works for all.

Background & Overview

WE, The World is a global coalition-building non-profit organization based in New York City. Founded in 1998 by Rick Ulfik, We, The World annually connects and promotes thousands of socially conscious organizations and businesses, representing millions of people, to amplify their efforts and generate public awareness and action for peace, justice, sustainability and transformation.

Advisors and Supporters have included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Bill McKibben, Hazel Henderson, Jonathan Granoff, Immaculee Ilibagiza, Daniel EllsbergBarbara Marx Hubbard, Jim Garrison, Riane Eisler, Robert Thurman and more than 70 other visionary leaders from around the world.

Impact and Reach of We, The World

WE, The World has already touched the lives of more than 10 million people through our Programs, Events, Websites, TV Shows, Newsletters, Video Festivals, Partner Collaborations, Tele-Summits, Broadcasts and Webcasts. We are reaching more than 850,000 people each year and our network of about 40,000 leaders and members of socially conscious organizations and businesses represents millions of constituents.

Programs, Platforms, Campaigns and Public Resources

11 Days of Global Unity

September 11-21 Annually: A Platform for Changemakers Worldwide

Background & Overview

In 2004 WE, The World brought together global partners to launch 11 Days of Global Unity on September 11 -21 which linked local awareness and activist campaigns into an inspiring international movement. This event focuses around 11 Ways to Change the World and has become a worldwide platform for the promotion of peace, justice, sustainability, and transformation that annually includes as many as 700 associated events in over 60 countries around the world. It culminates every year on the last day of September 21st which is the U.N. International Day of Peace.

Participants in past 11 Days of Global Unity have included:

Desmond Tutu
Jane Goodall
Deepak Chopra
Daniel Ellsberg
Amy Goodman
Bill Mckibben
Audrey Kitagawa
Hazel Henderson
Karenna Gore
Dr. Marty Casey
Sande Hart
Peter Gabel

Visionary Leaders
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Daniel Ellsberg, Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben, Eve Ensler, Tavis Smiley, Ralph Nader, Arun Gandhi, Marianne Williamson, Patch Adams, Neale Donald Walsch, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Robert Thurman, Hazel Henderson, H.H. Sheikh Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi (the Green Sheikh), Ocean Robbins, Riane Eisler, James Twyman, Helen Caldicott, Jonathan Granoff, Lynne Twist, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Indigenous Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, Deborah Moldow, Kurt Johnson, Monica Willard and many others.

Global Organizations
Amnesty International, Oxfam America, United Religions Initiative, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, Earthdance, 9/11 Families For Peaceful Tomorrows, The Shift Network, The Compassion Games, The Charter For Compassion, Oprah Winfrey’s Belief Team, Unify, Pathways To Peace, Culture of Peace Initiative, World Peace Prayer Society, Peacelights, Children of the Earth, Peaceday TV, Unity Foundation, Ecofest, Benjamin Barber’s Interdependence Movement and thousands of other socially conscious organizations around the world.

11 Days of Global Unity Historic Summits

(All Hosted and Moderated by Rick Ulfik)

The Future of Humanity

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Vandana Shiva, Jim Garrison, Kahontakwas Diane Longboat, Jamie Margolin, Yvette Tackie, Audrey Kitagawa

Unity

Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Audrey Kitagawa

Interdependence

Shannon Crossbear, Deborah Moldow, Loch Kelly, and Rev. Sylvia Sumter

Environment

Karenna Gore, Jim Antal, Ruth Ivory-Moore

Economic Justice

Tavis Smiley, Hazel Henderson, Riane Eisler

Children & Youth

Shannon Crossbear, Heidi Little, Chief Arvol Looking Horse

Health

Paulette Spencer, Mark Hannay, Dr. Ken Redcross, MD, Dr. Christine Horner and Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Women

Eve Ensler, Gemma Bulos, Hassina Sherjan, Sande Hart

Human Rights

Brian Mallory, Zillah Wesley, Samuel Prince

Freedom

Ralph Nader, Daniel Ellsberg, Amy Goodman, Rabbi Michael Lerner

Disarmament

Monica Willard, Kehkashan Basu and Dr. Marty K Casey

Peace

Deepak Chopra, Karenna Gore, Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury. Dot Maver, Dr. Marty K. Casey, Fumi Johns Stewart and many others

WE, The World & 11 Days of Global Unity Impact

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Saturday Night Alive Celebrating 11 Days of Global Unity 

Ubiquity University Awarding Their Masters Degree Scholarships to WE, The World Volunteers Worldwide in the 11 Campaigns

WE, The World, Compassion Games and Tomorrow Together kicked off 11 Days of Global Unity 2016 with The largest USA National Day of Service packing 500,000+ meals commemorating the 15th Anniversary of the tragedy of 9/11.

In celebration of 11 Days of Global Unity, WE, The World gave the Heart of Humanity Award to Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi and the Gandhi Family for 100 Years of Promoting Nonviolence.

3 Heroic Nobel Laureate Women at the UN for 11 Days of Global Unity
WE, The World Co-Sponsored this extraordinary event featuring Nobel Peace Prize winners Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), Shirin Ebadi (Iran), and Tawakkol Karman (Yemen) who shared their challenges, experiences and inspirational insights. Moderated by Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Jonathan Granoff.

⭐ 11 Campaigns To Transform Our World

⭐ An Urgent Message From Your Children

⭐ MLK Annual Event – Manifesting The Dream (2020 & 2021)

⭐ Trends in Global Grassroots Organizing Magazine

Global Unity Calendar – A Free, Public, International Resource

⭐ The Welcome to WE Show Monthly Broadcast

Global Declaration of Interdependence
(signed by Jane Goodall and tens of thousands of others) 

⭐ Monthly Town Halls on Each Campaign Theme

⭐ Monthly Women & Allies Networking Meeting

⭐ Disaster Relief 

⭐ WE Power America Renewable Energy Media Campaign and Movement

Work to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

WE, The World is a Founding Member of Abolition 2000 – a Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons. We have Co-Sponsored many conferences, Teleseminars, Forums and Campaigns to end the threat of Nuclear Weapons. As part of our Disarmament Campaign we are working closely with We, The World Advisory Board Member and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Jonathan Granoff and the Global Security Institute, as well as Alyn Ware, Monica Willard and many peace groups, raising consciousness and taking action to abolish nuclear weapons for a Livable Future.

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WE Power America

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Join the Change Agent Network

Register your Organization to Participate in one or more of the WE 11 Campaigns For Change!

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Become a Volunteer

Become a WE volunteer and help us spread the message of unity, love and cooperation!

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