11 Days of Global Unity - 11 Ways to Change the World
From empowering students and teachers in Zambia to interfaith dialogues in San Francisco, thousands of organizations around the world have taken part in the annual 11 Days of Global Unity September 11-21.
At this perilous moment in our world, when new social, political and environmental challenges confront our society seemingly every day, 11 Days of Global Unity - 11 Ways to Transform Your World provides a comprehensive worldwide platform connecting an international array of hundreds of thousands of socially concerned people, organizations and coalitions with solutions for peace, justice, sustainability and transformation.
We, The World and organizations worldwide are taking part in programs and calls to action in September in observance of, and in alignment with, 11 Days of Global Unity ( September 11-21 and the UN International Day of Peace September 21. This emerging international movement consists of more than 3,500 civil society organizations in nearly every country that are presenting concerts, conferences, festivals, forums, marches, broadcasts and other programs in September to address local and global social, political, economic and environmental challenges to humanity and all life on Earth.
In 2004 We, The World brought together partners worldwide to launch 11 Days of Global Unity. Since then, 11 Days has become an inspiring international movement which annually includes as many as 700 associated events in over 60 countries. In 2011, 11 Themes for Change for the 11 Days were established by partner organizations. Since then, these Themes have developed into 11 Campaigns For Change that take place all year long - now with over 600 organizations joining in.
Participants in 11 Days have included Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Eve Ensler, Daniel Ellsberg, Marianne Williamson, Ralph Nader, as well as Amnesty International, Oxfam America, United Religions Initiative, Earthdance, The Shift Network, The Compassion Games and many others.