The Caux Artists Program is an interdisciplinary course focusing on VOCAL ARTS (opera, music theatre and jazz), taking place in Caux, Switzerland, 26 June – 10 July. They are now accepting applications for 12 - 16 young performing artists from around the world. Scholarship funds are available so apply early - first come, first served! Application deadline is 31 March.
Asia Plateau, the Initiatives of Change (IofC) international conference centre in Panchgani, India will be 50 years on 20 January 2018. Fifty people are invited to give ‘a year of selfless service’ to reach out in five intergenerational teams, to many corners of India - and beyond. Teams of convinced, and convincing people who help 5000 people put at least one thing right in 2018 to serve society better!
The production of a documentary film on the life and peace-making legacy of Frank Buchman is nearing completion and your support is much-needed for final edits and to help share this timely production to the world. A global crowd-funding campaign is in preparation to help raise the required funds.
Initiatives of Change (IofC)/Moral Re-Armament (MRA) Zimbabwe recently held its first national youth conference in Gweru on 1-5 February with the aim to mobilize and empower young people, and ‘move from a group to a team’. Young people came together to learn more deeply about Initiatives of Change, to build their skills, and to strengthen friendships with the intention of working together for a just, peaceful and sustainable Zimbabwe. The conference was created and delivered by youth for youth.
As part of his training at Grampari, Victor Nyanhete, an Initiatives of Change / Moral Re-Armament Zimbabwe youth programme coordinator, was introduced to the Tippy Tap, a hands-free way to wash hands that is especially appropriate for areas where water is scarce. Victor knew this was an idea that was needed in his home country, Zimbabwe, where a decade-long water and sanitation crisis has plagued the nation.