events so that we can involve people across the country and around the globe in the discussion. Peace does not happenwithout action,though. As such, one of our primary goals is to inspire young people to action. In conjunction with our campus partners, we are creating ways for young people to go out and work to create peace in their communities, and to share their knowledge with others. The goal is to make this scalable. Our first campus partners were selected both for having exceptionally motivated student bodies, as well as their being so diverse from each other. Our feeling is this will help us to create programs that will scale, no matter what the campus type. Throughout our exciting Peace3 program, we have maintained that philosophy of Ubuntu – I am, because we are. This is most evident in that we are working closely with the other two organizations founded by Archbishop Tutu, with our many campus partners, and with luminaries, many whom have their own peace organizations. Our success is their success and their success is ours. So often, organizations can get so focused on their own missions that they feel threatened by the success of others.
beautiful things that you and I know. We are made to tell the world that there are no outsiders. All are welcome: black, white, red, yellow, rich, poor, educated, not educated, male, female, gay, straight, all, all, all. We all belong to this family, this human family, God’s family.” What are the challenges that you seek to overcome? How are you enlisting your community, whatever that may look like and whatever geography that might entail, to join you on this journey of growth? It is by working together that we will achieve the most, and it is by working together that we can make this world a better place. BrianRuschistheExecutiveDirectoroftheDesmondTutu Peace Foundation. To learn more about the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation and the Peace3 program, visit www.tutufoundationusa.org. Catch the live stream of Conversations on Peace or get caught up with what the Peace partners are sharing on www.youtube.com/user/ DTPFUSA. To join the conversation on peace, attend one of our live events or follow us at www.facebook.com /DesmondTutuPF and twitter.com/DesmondTutuPF
At the DTPF, we recognize the journey to peace happens only by engaging others to join us in the walk. What does this look like in your organization? How can your mission be strengthened by joining together with others? How can collective success be found in your community as you work together with other partners for good? Where do you pursue Ubuntu? As the Archbishop reminds us, “We are made for goodness. We are made for love. We are made for friendliness. We are made for togetherness. We are made for all of the
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