• Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Nobel Peace Laureate and We, The World supporter
  • Jane Goodall Institute and Roots & Shoots Youth Program has over 11,000 branches in more than 125 countries. Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE is a U.N. Messenger of Peace, is a longtime We, The World partner, supporter and Advisory Board Member, and was Honorary Co-Chair of We, The World’s launch of 11 Days of Global Unity in 2004.
  • 11 Days of Global Unity is a platform for global collaboration and action with as many as 700 annual partner events in over 60 countries.
  • Amnesty International is a worldwide movement with over one million members in more than 90 countries. William Schulz (Executive Director of Amnesty International USA 1994-2006) is a We, The World Advisory Board Member. Amnesty was a Sponsor for the launch of 11 Days of Global Unity and Amnesty’s worldwide Secretary General Irene Kahn was Honorary Co-Chair of 11 Days.
  • Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and injustice working with individuals and local groups in more than 90 countries. Oxfam America signed up as a Participating Partner of We, The World’s 11 Days of Global Unity – 11 Ways to Change the World 2011 Campaign.
  • Department of Peace Movement – Marianne Williamson (Co-Founder, Global Renaissance Alliance; and the Peace Alliance; best-selling author, Everyday GraceReturn To Love, and Healing the Soul of America) was Honorary Co-chair of the launch of 11 Days of Global Unity and is a We, The World supporter. Dot Maver is a longtime supporter and partner of We, The World. She is former Executive Director of Peace Alliance (which has tens of thousands of supporters, and chapters across the United States) and current Director of the National Peace Academy.
  • Annual International Day of Peace September 21 – More than 3500 vigils and other events take place to celebrate the IDP. We, The World’s Founder Rick Ulfik is part of the core IDP team based at the U.N. WTW promotes the IDP through its 11 Days of Global Unity.
  • Earthdance – This Global Dance and Music Festival For Peace annually unites as many as 300 locations in 50 countries on every September as part of 11 Days of Global Unity.
  • Good News Planet (Online Broadcast) is a longtime Event and Outreach Partner of We, The World with 100,000 unique visitors (1.2 million hits) to their site weekly.
  • Hello From My Heart (over 400,000 email network) expanded this year to 11 days of meaurement:as part of 11 Days of Global Unity 9/11-9/21 to reach between 10 and 11 million people in more than 40 cities in the U.S. and over 30 countries around the world
  • Global Youth Action Network has over 10,000 affiliated youth groups around the world. Ben Quinto (former Director) is a We, The World Advisory Board Member.
  • Visual Voices 13-Part Half-Hour TV Series – co-produced by We, The World and broadcast on the Dish Network, available in 15 million homes. It is currently airing in the New York City region available to over 300,000 viewers.
  • Federation of World Peace and Love is based in Taiwan and has members in 73 countries.
  • The fourth annual Week of Global Interfaith Dialogue celebrates the International Day of Peace and takes place as part of 11 Days of Global Unity in more than 10 countries around the world from September 10-16.
  • Co-op America (Alisa Gravitz, Executive Director) has over 400,000 individual and business members committed to creating a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Co-op America is an 11 Days of Global Unity Event Partner whose Green Festival in Washington DC drew 15,000 people.
  • The Better World Project has been a longtime partner of We, The World. Better World’s global outreach includes over 3200 active organizations with 2 million website hits monthly.
  • Million Voice Choir – Gemma Bulos brings together choirs in over 80 countries to sing the song “We Rise” synchronized in every time zone as part of 11 Days of Global Unity, the International Day of Peace and the global movement for peace and sustainability. p
  • Earth Charter Movement – Endorsed by over 120 countries. The Earth Charter Movement was a major partner in the launch of 11 Days of Global Unity.
  • Barclay Palmer Jr. – Former Vice President of CNN
  • Matt Ianni – Former Marketing/Promotion for Air America Radio
  • Kathy Davis – Public Affairs Director for WBAI/Pacifica Radio
  • Amy Goodman, Mike Burke – Host and Producer of Democracy Now! – the largest public media collaboration in North America. Amy appeared at many of We, The World ‘s events.
  • World Puja Network (Online Broadcast) – Outreach to 500,000 people
  • John McConnell – the original Founder of Earth Day, Honorary Co-Chair of 11 Days of Global Unity and We, The World supporter.

WE, The World also has connections and relationships with these major Networks:

  • 350.org/Bill McKibben
  • The Shift Network
  • Peacejam
  • Compassion Games
  • Unity Earth
  • Unify
  • Global Movement for the Culture of Peace
  • Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
  • Idealist
  • Civicus
  • Ubuntu
  • Avaaz
  • World Kindness Movement
  • Spirituality Gone Wild
  • PlaNetwork
  • MoveOn.org
  • The Coffee Party
  • Living Room Conversations
  • Media Channel
  • Peaceday TV
  • Link TV
  • Humanitad
  • ManyOne
  • The Interdependence Movement/Benjamin Barber
  • Occupy Wall Street Movement
  • United For Peace and Justice
  • United Earth
  • Wiser Earth
  • United Religions Initiative
  • Coalition for One Voice
  • Pathways to Peace
  • Culture of Peace Initiative
  • World Peace Prayer Society
  • Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations
  • International Trade Union Confederation (representing over 100 million workers globally)
  • Guidestar (over 1 million non-profit organizations)
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Bioneers (Collective Heritage Institute)
  • Reverend Billy and the Church of Earthalujah
  • and many others

Advisors and Supporters include:

GLOBAL SECURITY AND PEACE

Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Nobel Peace Laureate; Chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission 1995
Daniel Ellsberg – Author, released the Pentagon Papers during the Viet Nam war
Alice Slater – Member of the Executive Committee of the Middle Powers Initiative for nuclear abolition, Lawyers Alliance for World Security (LAWS) and President of Global Resources Action Center for the Environment (GRACE)
Jonathan Granoff – President, Global Security Institute; UN Rep and VP of Lawyers Alliance for World Security, VP of NGO Cmte on Disarmament; Board member, Lawyers Cmte on Nuclear Policy, the Middle Powers Initiative; Co-Chair, American Bar Association Cmte on Arms Control; attorney; author
Marshall Rosenberg – Internationally recognized peacemaker, founder of the Center for Nonviolent Communication, author
Molly Klopot – Chair, Womens International League for Peace and Freedom New York Metro; one of the Raging Grannies)
Robert Alan Silverstein – Director, People For Peace; Co-Director, One Day In Peace
Anne Zanes – VP of Communications Coordination Committee for the UN; Representative of Peace Links; Co-Chair of the UN Human Rights Caucus
Ellen Raider – Co-Founder of The International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution
Selma Brackman – Executive Director, War & Peace Foundation

PRESERVING THE BIOSPHERE

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE – U.N. Messenger of Peace; Founder, Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research and Roots ‘N Shoots Youth Programs now in 90 countries
Jan Roberts – National Coordinator for Earth Charter Community Summits, USA; Founder and President of the Institute for Ethics and Meaning, Tampa Florida
Joel Kupferman – Executive Director of the New York Environmental Law and Justice Project
Virginia Sanchez – Founder, Seeds of Self-Reliance, fostering U.S.-Mexico partnerships in rural Mexican communities on endangered ecosystems
Earl James – Board member, Campaign for UN Reform, Development Director, New Mexico Environmental Law Center; President, USA for UNESCO
Robert Blake – Co-Founder, BeingKind Animal Sanctuary

HEALTH OF SOCIETY (ECONOMICS, GOVERNANCE, EDUCATION)

Dr. Riane Eisler – Author, Chalice and the Blade, Co-founder and President, Center for Partnership Studies
Hazel Henderson – Author, Beyond Globalization; world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, board member of Worldwatch Institute and the Calvert Social Investment Fund; the Calvert-Henderson Quality-of-Life Indicators have been used as an alternative to the GNP.
Tim Seldin – President, International Montessori Council; Chair, Montessori Foundation
Corinne McLaughlin – Co-founder of the Center for Visionary Leadership in Washington, D.C., and co-author of Spiritual Politics: Changing the World from the Inside Out
Thom Hartmann – Author, The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight and Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the theft of Human Rights
Rob Wheeler – Coordinator of the Millennium Peoples Assembly Network
Anne Hemenway – Coordinator of The National Committee for an Effective Congress, Program Consultant at The NY Open Center and an editorial committee member of LAPIS Magazine.
Terrence J. Mollner – Board of Trustees, Calvert Social Investment Fund
Dr. Delois Blakely – Community Mayor of Harlem; President of The New Future Foundation
Bill Levis – Chief Financial Officer, Center for Partnership Studies
Ruth Meitin Garbus – Co-Director, Ctr for Community Building & Dialogue; Former Dir., NY Women of Vision & Action
Brian D’Agostino, Ph.D. – Research Associate, Center on Violence and Human Survival, CUNY; Humanities Preparatory Academy, New York City Board of Education
Kathia Castro Laszlo – Co-Executive Director, Syntony Quest, empowering
evolutionary learning communities as vehicles to co-create sustainable futures
Barclay Palmer – Visionary author and educator
Nazir Ahmad – President, GivingWorks (serving the non-profit and philanthropic communities)

VALUES, ETHICS AND SPIRIT

Dr. Deepak Chopra – President of the Alliance for a New Humanity; Bestselling author
Immaculee Ilibagiza – Survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide; bestselling author of Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst The Rwandan Holocaust
Robert Thurman – Co-Founder and President of Tibet House; renowned Buddhist Scholar, he was the first western Tibetan Buddhist monk
Angaangaq Lyberth – Elder – 4 Worlds International Elder’s Council, Eskimo [Kalaallit], Melting The Ice In The Heart Of Man
Rabbi Michael Lerner – Editor, Tikkun Magazine; Co-Founder, The Network of Spiritual Progressives; Co-Founder, The Foundation for Ethics and Meaning
Deborah Moldow – World Peace Prayer Society
Dr. Ervin Laszlo – Founder of the Club of Budapest and the Planetary Ethics Alliance; noted author whose latest book is Macroshift
Carol Hansen Grey – Former Executive Director of Women of Vision and Action (WOVA)
Paul Ray – Co-author, The Cultural Creatives
The Very Reverend James Parks (“Dean”) Morton – Former Dean of St. John the Divine and current president of The Interfaith Center of New York
Gerry Eitner – Founder/President, The Masters Group; North American Peace Rep. for United Religions Initiative; Co-Founder, Global Mothers, U.S. Committee for Earth Charter
Ashok Gangadean – Co-Founder and Director, Global Dialogue Institute; Co-Convenor, World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality
Carol Gilio – Conflict Resolution Coordinator for all Queens High Schools, New York City
Diane Williams Former Chair, UN NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns; UN Rep.  International Association of Educators for World Peace; UN Rep., Tribal Link Foundation
Rabbi Michael Feinberg – Executive Director, New York City Labor-Religion Coalition
Josette Allan – Former director, World Goodwill, USA
Mark LeVine, Ph.D. – Co-Founder of the Foundation For Ethics & Meaning, Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Irvine
Bonnie Lock – Philadelphia Coordinator, UN Gandhi-King Season For Nonviolence; founder, Peace Wave; Coordinator, Philadelphia Earth Charter Community Summit 2002
Eleanor Wasson – Recipient of the Physicians for Social Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award 2000; Executive Board Member, EarthSave International; Founder, International Association for Volunteer Effort; Member, Los Angeles Committee on the Status of Women

FULFILLMENT OF HUMAN NEEDS

William Schulz – Esecutive Director, Amnesty International, USA 1994-2006
Nana Osei Boakye Yiadom II (Apeadu) – Queenmother/chief of Aburi,  Ghana. Her work involves assistance and advocacy for refugee women and children in Africa
Pamela Kraft – Founder of Tribal Link, an NGO that addresses indigenous peoples issues worldwide
Sally Fisher – Activist; author; producer of V-Day 2001 at Madison Square Garden; Founder of Intersect
Thomas J. Kent Jr. – Founder of Global 21st Century Foundation bringing life-saving water systems and other infrastructure to communities in Namibia and other African countries
Premilla Dixit – Coordinator, Womens International League for Peace and Freedom New York Metro Corporate Campaign
Charmaine Crockett – Human rights advocate and writer; Contributing Editor to Lapis Magazine
Audre-y – Co-founder and Chair, Achee which is creating the Achee Light Center in the West African Republic of Benin, and is supporting a school in Akim Anyinase village in Ghana
Valerie Gordon – 2001 Programme Coordinator, Regional Family Planning Initiative, Grenada; former Executive Officer, Grenada Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MEDIA AND CULTURE

Tavis Smiley – Broadcaster/Host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI), Best Selling Author, publisher, and advocate for an end to endemic poverty in America. The Tavis Smiley Foundation has provided leadership training and development for more than 6,500 young people who have participated in the foundation’s Youth to Leaders training workshops and conferences.
Celeste Holm (deceased) – Academy Award winning actress; Founder and President, Arts Horizons providing opportunities for youth in the arts
Lorin Hollander – Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and conductor; lecturer on human consciousness and creativity, transformational education and mentoring, spiritual and personal growth, and integral health.
Peter Gabel – Associate Editor, Tikkun Magazine; Director, The Institute for Spirituality and Politics, New College of California
Michael Gosney – Digital media pioneer; Founder, Digital Be-In; Director, Paradox Conference at Arcosanti
Gillian Wright – Chief executive, Global Vision Network, U.K.
Jack Urbont – Emmy Award composer, “Lorne Greene’s New Wilderness”; Distributor, “Endangered Wildlife Collection” educational toys
Jody Gray – Music Producer, “Earth Voice”
Martha Foster – Emmy Award winning documentary specialist; Founder, the Living Earth Channel
Peter H. Rosen – founder; Visionary Artists Resources Including Other Unique Services (V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media) and Creativity Cafe; a “New School for the Next Millennium”
H. Lloyd Weston – Internationally recognized contemporary expressionist artist, poet and writer
Paul Winter – Composer in Residence at Cathedral St. John the Divine

YOUTH

Ben Quinto – Co-Founder of Global Youth Action Network
Joan Beisel – Director of United Youth International
Reverend Paul Mayer – Co-founder of the international youth leadership program Children of War
Tamara Weiss – New York Community Outreach Director, Youth Venture
Nina L. Meyerhof, Ed.D.- President, Children of the Earth, Inc.

PERSONAL HEALTH

Patch Adams, MD – Executive Director, Gesundheit Institute
Gary Tomchuk – President, Awareness Marketing; Board Member, Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
Martha Crampton – Founder and Director, Canadian Institute of Psychosynthesis
Dr. Nitamo Montecucco – President, Villaggio Globale (Association for Science, Art and Consciousness); Professor, University of Milan Centro di Medicina Olistica e Psicosomatica
Don Schmall – Vice President, Consumers Health Freedom Coalition

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