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Caring for Seattle's Kinnear Park on Earth Day 2017

Caring for Seattle's Kinnear Park on Earth Day 2017

celebrated Earth Day in Kinnear Park by removing invasive species from the park entrance. Invasive species are such a problem in the State of Washington that in 2006 the legislature established the Washington Invasive Species Council and tasked it with…

Swinging Into Health at the Nashville Church of Scientology

Swinging Into Health at the Nashville Church of Scientology

When a jump-jive swing band rolls through Nashville on World Health Day, a concert on healthy living is in order. So when the Jive Aces stepped on stage at the Nashville Church of Scientology, they named the concert "Swing Into…

A Magical Welcome Greets Miami's New Church of Scientology

A Magical Welcome Greets Miami's New Church of Scientology

Miami is as much a state of mind as it is a location. The city is, for example, about 230 miles from Havana, Cuba. But today’s Miami is as intricately fused with the Cuban capital as the two sides of…

At Scientology Seminar, Group Gains the Skill to Help Disabled Vets

At Scientology Seminar, Group Gains the Skill to Help Disabled Vets

The Church of Scientology Harlem Community Center held a special workshop this month for Hispanic United Veterans Inc., a service organization of veterans of the armed forces of El Salvador, Honduras, Argentina, and Peru. The mission of the group is to improve…

Peace Bridge Spotlights Buffalo Special Police Commitment to Human Rights

Peace Bridge Spotlights Buffalo Special Police Commitment to Human Rights

The Buffalo Special Police (BSP), a volunteer police force serving the City of Buffalo, New York, is tackling crime at a grassroots level by educating the community on human rights. BSP chief Ted Hampton sees a crucial need to address human…

Seattle Scientologists Support Local Food Bank

Seattle Scientologists Support Local Food Bank

Although one of the most affluent communities in the United States, Seattle still suffers from homelessness and poverty.  One of the organizations dealing with poverty in the city is the Queen Anne Food Bank (QAFB), which serves 2,500 sack lunches each month. And…

Fourth Annual World Art Day Exhibition at Scientology Church

Fourth Annual World Art Day Exhibition at Scientology Church

The Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe hosts a monthlong art festival each year in honor of World Art Day, April 15, the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci. The artwork is on display on the ground floor…

Award Ceremony Honors Western New York Heroes in the Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Award Ceremony Honors Western New York Heroes in the Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

The Buffalo Chapter of Foundation for a Drug-Free World marked World Health Day with its first annual Community Crusaders Awards ceremony April 17 at the Church of Scientology Buffalo. The award acknowledges the work of those who raise awareness of the danger of…

Scientology Volunteer Minister Reports From Peru Disaster

Scientology Volunteer Minister Reports From Peru Disaster

"It looked like Noah's Ark," says Scientologist Eric Anderson, describing the Pan American Highway between the northern Peru cities of Chiclayo and Piura at the height of the recent floods. Miles from the coast, the two-lane highway, usually flanked by…

Scientology: Proactive Drug Prevention in Brussels

Scientology: Proactive Drug Prevention in Brussels

A conference April 6 at the Brussels Branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe invited community leaders to join a vital initiative. Mr. Robert Galibert of Marseilles, who heads the Church-sponsored drug prevention campaign for French-speaking Europe, told those attending how…

Scientology Disaster Response Helps Peru Recover From Devastating Floods

Scientology Disaster Response Helps Peru Recover From Devastating Floods

When a freak weather system brought devastating flooding and mudslides to Peru, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers (VMs) and their partners, Los Topos search and rescue specialists and CINAT (Colombia Circle of Aid Technicians) EMTs, responded at once with the help of the International Association of Scientologists. Intense…

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Help in the Wake of Colombia Disaster

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Help in the Wake of Colombia Disaster

​​​​​The Church of Scientology of Bogotá is providing relief in the wake of the worst natural disaster to hit Colombia in decades. Torrential rains and flooding triggered mudslides and submerged entire sections of the sprawling city of Mocoa, killing more…

Human Rights Comes to the Fore for Buffalo Community Leaders

Human Rights Comes to the Fore for Buffalo Community Leaders

​​The Buffalo Youth for Human Rights (YHRI) team, led by Christine Latham and Isabelle Vladoiu, delivered a 4-hour seminar this week, to 25 community leaders, business people and local government officials on the basics of human rights at the Church of…

Protesters Say No to Destructive Psychiatric "Treatments"

Protesters Say No to Destructive Psychiatric "Treatments"

​​​​More than 2,000 members of Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) chapters from Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark held a rally and protest march at the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) Congress April 1 to denounce psychiatric abuse. They targeted psychiatry for…

Study Shows Urgent Need for Drug Education About Synthetic Pot

Study Shows Urgent Need for Drug Education About Synthetic Pot

A study published in March 2017 by the American Academy of Pediatrics found students who use synthetic cannabinoids (a group of active compounds found in marijuana) “tend to engage in more risky behaviors” and concludes that these substances are “an…

Sharing the Secret of Happiness on World Happiness Day

Sharing the Secret of Happiness on World Happiness Day

Volunteers from the Seattle chapter of The Way to Happiness Foundation distributed hundreds of copies of The Way to Happiness in and around Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market March 20 in celebration of United Nations International Day of Happiness. The General Assembly of…

Drug-Free World Seattle Empowers School Counselors to Help Kids

Drug-Free World Seattle Empowers School Counselors to Help Kids

Volunteers with the Seattle chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World provided more than 7,000 Truth About Drugs booklets and an array of other educational materials to professional school counselors, counselor educators and graduate students who attended the recent Washington School Counselor…

India Hosts Launch of Human Rights World Tour

India Hosts Launch of Human Rights World Tour

Some 200 human rights advocates gathered at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi, March 22, for the 5th annual South Asia Human Rights Summit of Youth for Human Rights International. The group, which seeks full implementation of the U.N. Universal Declaration of…

Nashville Church of Scientology Welcomes Community to World Health Day Concert

Nashville Church of Scientology Welcomes Community to World Health Day Concert

To raise awareness of the dangerous effects of drugs and enable young people to make informed choices to live drug-free, the Tennessee chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World—Drug-Free Tennessee (DFT)—is planning a World Health Day concert. They will have…

Coming Together to Save Lives at the Church of Scientology of Harlem

Coming Together to Save Lives at the Church of Scientology of Harlem

​​In honor of World Civil Defense Day March 1, the Church of Scientology of Harlem Community Center hosted an open house focusing on the skills needed to respond to natural and man-made disasters. The program featured James “Rocky” Robinson, founder of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer…

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