Church of Scientology Activities
LOS ANGELES, CA •
A new brochure, released by the Church of Scientology in March 2013, features the Delphian program, an educational model that lives up to President Obama’s standards for American schools.
In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Obama called for “modern schools worthy of our children.” Schools like this are too often sadly lacking—witness bullying and other forms of violence, climbing dropout rates and drugs in the classrooms and schoolyards of America.
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO •
In commemoration of United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, volunteers from the new Church of Scientology of Cambridge, Ontario, promoted human rights at Kitchener City Hall.
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Cambridge joined other community groups from the tri-city area March 21 in a celebration of diversity at Kitchener City Hall.
LOS ANGELES, CA •
A new brochure released by the Church of Scientology, presents Applied Scholastics and Study Technology developed by author, humanitarian and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard.
Parents lucky enough to never need help with their children’s education can afford to ignore the information presented in the new brochure released by the Church of Scientology, Scientology: How We Help—Applied Scholastics, Achieving Literacy and Education. All others, read on.
WASHINGTON, D.C. •
The Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C., commemorated Black History Month with a concert performed in Fraser Mansion’s Chestnut Hall.
Those attending the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office Black History Month Concert February 23 enjoyed a celebration of the music and words of African-American and Afro-British composers and poets set against a theme of human rights and freedom.
LOS ANGELES, CA •
A new brochure published by the Church of Scientology features human rights education booklets and videos that have been adopted by educators around the world to teach their pupils the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Although 2013 marks the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the need for its full implementation is as vital today as it was the day it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
A new brochure released by the Church of Scientology features the remarkable results from permeating an entire nation with The Way to Happiness message.
New brochure published by the Church of Scientology features a profile of Youth for Human Rights India and its work to make human rights an everyday reality for all people of the country.
India, a nation of more than 1.2 billion and the world’s largest democracy, is a nation struggling with a broad range of human rights issues.
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology and Scientology Missions of Japan address the underlying issues that made last month’s passage of an anti-bullying ordinance in the city of Otsu necessary.
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Tokyo and Scientology Missions in Japan are committed to reversing the underlying attitudes that have made bullying a threat to the children of their country.
A new brochure published by the Church of Scientology features an Applied Scholastics-licensed school that defies national averages when it comes to the attitudes that spell the difference between graduation and dropping out.
BANGKOK, THAILAND •
The Church of Scientology has published a new brochure that describes the power of The Way to Happiness in reconciling differences and bringing peace. A new brochure published by the Church of Scientology relates instances where the book The Way to Happiness has helped restore calm in times of conflict and crisis.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA •
The commemoration of South Africa Human Rights Day in Cape Town March 21 was a fitting conclusion to the 10th Annual Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour.
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA •
The Church of Scientology of Johannesburg co-organized the Africa Human Rights Youth Summit 2013 and welcomed the 10th annual Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour to South Africa.
The 10th annual Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour arrived in South Africa March 15 to hold the Africa Youth Summit 2013 and commemorate South Africa Human Rights Day. This was the final stage of the tour—a journey that has traveled through eight nations, spanning 73,000 km (45,360 miles).
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Melbourne joined in an interfaith celebration of Cultural Diversity Week by promoting human rights awareness.
LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN •
A new brochure released by the Church of Scientology in March describes a program tutors like Lynn Malin of La Crosse, Wisconsin, use to introduce kids to the joy of reading.
Lynn Malin’s volunteer activities earned her the 2012 Adult-Youth Award from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse, Wisconsin. Since 2007, her after-school program has been helping kids discover how much fun it is to read.
New survey shows significant decrease in Taiwan school bullying coinciding with human rights education program by Scientology-supported group.
Results of a survey released March 18 indicate a significant decrease in school bullying coincides with educational activities carried out in Taiwan schools by Youth for Human Rights Taiwan since 2004.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE •
Rev. Brian Fesler, Director of Special Affairs of the Church of Scientology Nashville, moderated an interfaith panel at the annual Tennessee House of Representatives Faith Day, March 19, 2013.
In a tradition hosted annually by Tennessee State Representative Brenda Gilmore, Faith Day 2013 drew on the experience, concern and insight of leaders of the Tennessee religious community to advise the legislature on subjects of prime importance to Tennesseans of all denominations.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI •
President Obama has asked states to raise the school dropout age to 18. But will this generate enough improvement to justify the cost? A brochure published by the Church of Scientology in March 2013 offers a program that just may hold the key to making this strategy work.
SOUTH AFRICA •
South Africa Human Rights Day marred by distrust of non-South Africans
A survey just released by South African research and conference project FutureFact raises the specter of violence fueled by prejudicial attitudes toward foreign nationals living in South Africa.
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK •
A new brochure released by the Church of Scientology in March shows how Applied Scholastics programs such as the tutoring center of the Aagard family in Copenhagen, Denmark, are making quality education available in countries around the world.
LÉON, GUANAJUATO, MEXICO •
A new brochure released by the Church of Scientology International in March 2013 spotlights Applied Scholastics and Study Technology, which have bettered the lives of countless teachers and students the world over for more than four decades.
Nowhere are the benefits of Study Technology more tangible than in the competent and caring hands of Claudia Garcia Chaparro of Léon, Guanajuato, Mexico.