Global Citizenship: Humanity
“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Dalai Lama reminds us that humanity cannot survive without love and compassion. Love and compassion, he says, are not luxuries they are necessities.
Humanity includes the entire human race, but it also refers to human characteristics like kindness, empathy, service and sympathy.
Travel as an Antidote to Divisiveness | Tonya Fitzpatrick | TEDxWayneStateU
Tonya Fitzpatrick discusses the power of travel. She presents to us a new way of looking at travel and how doing this can open up new doors and wholly transform you and those around you in ways you never could have imagined. What does travel mean to you? Tonya created … Read more Read moreUnited States Insights Humanity
Exploring Israel on foot, Dr. Seuss’s humanity and preserving Eritrean culture through Art
This show reflects an appreciation for culture through the arts–writing, fine art and Dr. Seuss’s illustrative art. NBC News correspondent and former Middle East Bureau Chief, Martin Fletcher, joins World Footprints to share his new book, Walking Israel. Fletcher’s book chronicles his adventures and insights as he walked along the … Read more Read moreThe World Insights History Humanity
Global Hunger Conference – The Fight Against Famine
Howard Buffett and Bill Gates You may have seen the “60 Minutes” interview with Howard Buffett and clips from the World Food Program’s 10th Annual George McGovern Leadership Award Ceremony and global hunger conference at the U.S. Department of State but World Footprints is sharing the complete highlights. This event honored … Read more Read moreThe World Agritourism Events & Festivals Humanity Social Responsibility
Children of Civil Rights and Defenders of Human Rights
After the War of 1812, Canada’s reputation as a safe haven for slaves grew. Fugitive slaves fled to planned settlements like The Elgin Settlement, known today as Buxton, located in Ontario. Bryan and Shannon Prince from the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum will share how Buxton survived and developed … Read more Read moreNorth America Humanity
Soccer and a “Survivor” Against Domestic Violence
Fans of the CBS prime-time reality show, Survivor will remember contestant Becky Lee from the 2006 Cook Islands season. She took her prize money and created Becky’s Fund, to raise awareness about domestic violence. Becky will talk about her social mission with the fund, and share some tips for making … Read more Read moreUnited States Sports Humanity Social Responsibility
LEGACY SHOW: Dance, Soccer & an Iron Chef for Humanity
Jana La Sorte, Executive Director of Urban Bush Women, talks about her dance company’s selection as one of three companies selected to inaugurate the U.S. State Department’s cultural exchange program called “Dance Motion USA.” Then, you will meet Cat Cora, the first and only female Iron Chef and founder of the … Read more Read moreUnited States The Arts Humanity Social Responsibility