Please help us guarantee the future of the Global Youth Village in 2021 To be able to hold the 42nd Global Youth Village in person during the summer of 2021 we need to raise $20,000 by December 2020. We are asking all alumni, partners and friends to help!
If you missed our discussion on Practicing Humility, Empathy, and Interconnectedness in Global Public Health with GYV alum Thomas Lee you can catch up here. Tommy shared some personal stories about his past and how he was met with humility, empathy and interconnections in his life and how that relates to Global Public Health and to the world we are living now during the global pandemic.
Thursday, July 23rd, our Global Viewpoints Forum turned into a mini-reunion as Lorraine “Dr. Rain” Warren, Ph.D., shared her expertise on “RECONCILIATION: What is it to be reconciled within one’s self, one’s community, and one’s world?” Many friends, family, and alumni of Legacy International gathered for Dr. Rain’s wholehearted and honest interpretations of the importance of listening to better ourselves, our relationships, and our community.
Feeling the panic and uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic, ProFellow Alumna Kamelia Hammachi saw this as an opportunity to provide beneficial resources for young adults living in her community in Algeria.
In this forum, Lorraine “Dr. Rain” Warren, PhD will engage an inquiry into reconciliation as a space of being from which one discovers the work there is for them to do within themselves, their community, and the world.
Have you been wanting to give a TEDx talk to increase your influence and impact, but haven’t yet been invited? The truth is that most TEDx speakers don’t get invited—they get selected through a highly competitive process. If you have an idea that matters, the TEDx stage is a fantastic platform to share your story and message with the world. It can also do milestones for your business—especially if you’re a speaker, author, coach, or consultant.
Whether you have attended before, or are new to the forum, we welcome everyone to join the conversation Thursday, June 25th at 12 ET on Zoom. Mr. Antoine L. Battle will lead the discussion on service and solidarity.
In addition to SHiFT’s many initiatives, recent demands to combat food shortages throughout the city inspired the creation of The Social Grocery, a non-profit founded by local Tripolians in partnership with SHiFT. The Social Grocery is the very first non-profit store in Lebanon providing necessary goods such as beans, rice, soap, and sanitary napkins, among other needed goods.
Legacy friends and Alumni gathered again this past Thursday at noon on Zoom for “In Search of the Common Good: Finding Mutually Beneficial Solutions for A Deeply Divided World” to discuss the common good: what is it and how do we achieve outcomes for issues of justice, fairness, equality and equity.
Even a cursory read of recent newspaper headlines reveals that America- like much of the world-is in a state of deep division over issues of justice, fairness, equality and equity. How do we achieve these outcomes while working for the common good? And furthermore, what is the common good? Whether you have attended before, or are new to the forum, we welcome everyone to join the conversation Thursday, June 18th at 12 EST on Zoom.
It is long past the time that hatred and oppression that have literally and figuratively ignited, fires of rage and magnified inequities, inequalities, racism in our local communities and across the Globe be addressed and smothered.
Recent international news highlights that youth do not need to wait until they are older to make an impact on the world stage. If you are a youth looking to make a difference, or an adult curious about the factors influencing youth in action around the world today, then join us this Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12 noon, EST!
Meet Rodaina Bou Shaheen. Ms. Bou Shaheen is the Founder of Reef Catering, a social enterprise in Lebanon that provides eco-friendly catering services to socially-minded organizations, while also working to empower women from rural communities.
Feeling friction in your business and/or personal relationships, but not sure what steps to take? Looking to reach out and create new or better connections with others? Then join Legacy Friends and Alumni for the final “May Motivation” meet-up with professional coach, Ilona van der Hagen this Thursday, May 27th, 2020 at 10am on Zoom.
Moments of national health and security crisis can often be critical junctures: do we as community members drift apart and become divisive or do we draw together in solidarity? This Thursday, U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Poland, Ms. Joanna Pottle, will show how we can turn crises into opportunities for solidarity- through art! Ms. Pottle asserts that solidarity is a human gift we all possess and that we can express through our creativity.
Want to live a meaningful life, to leave a positive legacy in this world, but are not sure where to start? Do you feel like something is holding you back from expressing your full potential? Then come join our Global Viewpoints Forum for Maurice Bassett’s talk, “Service: An Exploration” this Thursday at 10AM EST on Zoom (please note time change to 10AM!).
Join us Thursday, May 7th at 12pm EST for this thought-provoking talk, as Mr. Aissa Azzouzi argues that to construct a new world, we as community leaders and entrepreneurs need to deeply examine our own intentions and aims.
Help Us Celebrate 40 Years
Founded in 1979, as the Institute for Practical Idealism and later known as Legacy International, our work is inspired by our Founder and President, J.E. Rash’s vision.