“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.
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
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
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