The Future

Since 2005, our summer internship program has been creating future leaders. Students attend open meetings of the UN Security Council, the General Assembly, and various committees.

Being the Change

Author on Food Sovereignty Dr. Vandana Shiva with Temple of Understanding United Nations Reps Grove Harris, Laxmi Shah, and Alison Van Dyk. The Temple of Understanding brings an interfaith perspective to critical issues like ecological justice and education.

Forum 2021

Sacred Food, Blessed Earth: Online Event on September 9, 2021

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Action Now! Climate Youth Activism

Action Now! Climate Youth Activism

ECO JUSTICE FOR ALL Dialogues present Action Now! Climate Youth Activism Thursday, June 23, 2022, 10-11 am ET Online Webinar Join us for this lively online discussion with Q&A FREE Registration! REGISTER HERE! Anisa Bek Derna AKA Nissa Bek is a media personality...

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environmental justice

Ecological Justice

food sovereignty

Food Sovereignty

interfaith education

Interfaith Education

united nations

United Nations

Kindness emerged as a fundamental value, and this year many men came to stand in full support of women's empowerment.  Many made this a family event.

Women’s Initiatives

"The oppression of women belongs in a museum"

Human Right to Water

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