Support these organizations that are putting the teachings and precepts of the Global Spirit series into direct action. Or, launch a project, of whatever size, inspired by something you’ve seen or heard on Global Spirit.
The Playing For Change Foundation is a global nonprofit organization offering creative opportunities for marginalized and at-risk youth, most specifically in the developing world.
Do It For The Love is a nonprofit wish-granting organization that brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans to live concerts.
The Reciprocity Foundation is an award-winning nonprofit that has pioneered the implementation of holistic programs (yoga, meditation, healing) for homeless and vulnerable youth, most of whom identify as LGBTQ.
Off the Mat Into the World® is a non-profit organization dedicated to bridging yoga and activism. OTM uses the tools of yoga, meditation, and self-inquiry to inspire leaders to create conscious, sustainable change.
The Upaya Zen Center links contemplative practice with social and environmental action and engages in direct service to vulnerable populations, including dying people, the incarcerated, the homeless and refugees.
A cultural movement dedicated to breaking the taboo regarding conversations and preparations about the end of life.
Zen Hospice Project is helping to change the experience of dying and caregiving. Since 1987, we have provided support through education programs inspired by our service at the bedside.
The Faith Matters Network is a people of color led collective working to equip 21st-century faith leaders with the tools to build healthy, equitable communities.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil liberties, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation improves the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people by working to increase understanding and encourage the adoption of LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices.www.hrc.org