Church of Scientology Activities
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI •
Understanding human rights is the first step to gaining these rights for oneself and others. According to the Human Rights Watch World Report , a form of human trafficking is still widespread in Haiti: Use of child domestic workers—known as restavèks—continues.
BRESCIA, ITALY •
Bringing the truth about drugs to the youth of the Northern Italy town of Brescia.
CHATILLON, ITALY •
Running for a better life in Northwest Italy with the common sense moral code, The Way to Happiness. The Way to Happiness Association of Turin took part in The Mount Zerbion Alpemarathon , a race through mountain trails from Chatillon to Saint Vincent in the Aosta Valley of the Italian Alps.
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA •
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology St. Petersburg, Russia, hand out thousands of copies of The Truth About Drugs to counter drug abuse with the cold, hard facts. The Brookings Institution reports that according to official figures, almost 6 percent of the Russian population, or 8.
KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN •
Taiwan Scientologists mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with an all-out drug education and prevention campaign.
MANGERE, NEW ZEALAND •
A video published July 13, 2016, on Scientology.org shows the impact of common endeavor to eradicate drug abuse among Maori youth. “We have a lot of suicides. We have a lot of families being broken apart,” says Thomas Henry, whose is dedicated to helping Maori youth live better and happier lives.
SOUTHERN HIGHLAND PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA •
Scientology-supported human rights campaign educates people on the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA •
St. Petersburg volunteers share The Way to Happiness with those celebrating Russia Day. Volunteers from The Way to Happiness Association celebrated Russia Day in St. Petersburg by sharing copies of the nonreligious common sense moral code The Way to Happiness . And for good reason.
TOKYO, JAPAN •
The Church of Scientology Tokyo hosted an International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking drug prevention forum to look at the issue and successful programs to curb drug abuse.
MILAN, ITALY •
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking—an action-packed day of drug prevention launched by the Church of Scientology Milan.
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA •
Active in drug education and prevention throughout the year, Drug-Free World chapters in South Africa marked the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as the culmination of a concerted drive to bring an end to the country's drug epidemic.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM •
Committed to drug prevention throughout the year, volunteers from the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe marked International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with a series of drug prevention events that flanked the UN's message for the year—"Listen first.
LONDON, ENGLAND •
London's Metropolitan Police Service announced last month there were more than 9,000 knife crime incidents in London in the year ending April 2016. An open house at the Church of Scientology London provided the community with an effective tool to tackle this crime wave.
ROME, ITALY •
Ceremony and celebration at the Church of Scientology of Rome June 26 welcomes the son of two Roman Scientologists.
THE CARIBBEAN •
Advanced Scientologists board Freewinds for June week of planning in the name of Church expansion and celebrating an amazing year of triumphs.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA •
Phoenix home of Scientology founder found to be a “hidden gem.” The 2016 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference opened with welcoming statements by Executive Director of State Parks Sue Black, Acting State Historic Preservation Officer Eric Vondy and Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallegos.
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON •
World Environment Day open house at the Church of Scientology Seattle promotes environmental responsibility.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA •
Volunteers at the Criminon Center in Clearwater, Florida, say that with a few hours each week you can do something effective to reduce crime. Help close the “revolving door” through which prisoners return to a life of crime and wind up back in jail. More than 10.
FABRIANO, ITALY •
The town of Fabriano rallied to support the Narconon drug rehabilitation center and to launch a community-wide drug education initiative.
CHOCÓ, COLOMBIA •
Youth for Human Rights Colombia brings human rights to life for their nation’s police. Police take an oath to protect the peace, freedom and rights of the people they serve. But to do so, they need to understand what this means on a very practical level.