International Youth Day

In 1985, the UN celebrated the first International Year of Youth. On its 10th anniversary, the General Assembly adopted the World Programme of Action for Youth, setting a policy framework and guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people.In honor of this day, celebrated on  August 12, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said: "Working with and for young people is one of my top priorities. Youth are a transformative force; they are creative, r … [Read more...]

Scientology Volunteer Ministers

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps is an embracive program of the Church of Scientology to provide community service, disaster relief and emergency response. Created more than 30 years ago by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the program has expanded to over 200,000 Volunteer Ministers worldwide who have served at 187 disaster sites, including Ground Zero after 9/11, the Southeast Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and Haiti.Volunteer Ministers have trained and partnered with more than … [Read more...]

Scientology Volunteer Ministers–a Force for Good

Looking out over the ruins in Sendai, a Scientology Volunteer Minister who traveled to Japan to serve in the wake of the April 2011 earthquake and tsunami.In creating the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program in 1976, Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard wrote an essay titled "Religious Influence in Society," the full text of which is online, in which he wrote:"Briefly, a Volunteer Minister fulfills the definition of religion in this increasingly cynical and hopeless world.""In a few … [Read more...]


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