Church of Scientology Activities
NUEVA LEON, MEXICO •
Young Latin American advocates meet to coordinate plans and address gross human rights violations in their countries. The 23 chapters of Youth for Human Rights International across six Latin American countries share a common goal—to make human rights a reality.
SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA •
The Way to Happiness Foundation celebrated the Santa Barbara Fiesta by introducing people to The Way to Happiness and its tools for better living.
EAST GRINSTEAD, SUSSEX •
More than a thousand kick up their heels at annual Summertime Swing Festival at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, in the UK, raising £7,000 for charity. Britain’s Got Talent semifinalists the Jive Aces headlined the concert. Britain’s Got Talent semifinalists The Jive Aces headlined the concert.
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA •
Volunteers gain tools to fight epidemic drug addiction among Tschwane township youth A training session held at the Church of Scientology Pretoria August 5 introduced community leaders, nongovernmental organizations and other concerned individuals to the Truth About Drugs educational program.
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC •
13th annual drug-free Czech Republic “Cyclo-Run” gathers support for drug-free living.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM •
Third Annual Foundation for a Drug-Free Europe conference salutes the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which emphasizes drug education in their campaign this year.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA •
Lowering crime through neighborhood cleanups. A diverse team of volunteers joined the cleanup of a stretch of the Pinellas Trail in Clearwater, Florida, organized by the Clearwater Police Department.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA •
Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) demands an investigation into link between antidepressants and teen suicides.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE •
International Day of Friendship was created to inspire peace and bridge-building. The Church of Scientology Nashville brought together a diverse group to dialogue for the occasion.
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA •
An interfaith conference at the Church of Scientology Sacramento stressed the importance of understanding the beliefs of others. The Church of Scientology of Sacramento brought together a cross-section of faith groups to discuss peace, tolerance and unity on International Friendship Day.
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA •
The Church of Scientology Pasadena brings its Volunteer Ministers program to the steps of City Hall. Perhaps best known for their work in times of disaster, Scientology Volunteer Ministers provide unconditional help at any time in the face of disasters, great or small.
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON •
The Seattle Chapter of The Way to Happiness Foundation celebrated Friendship Day by reaching out to their community with the common-sense moral code that helps create lasting friendships by instilling decency and respect.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
Volunteer groups around the world educate people on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights because it is hard to demand one’s own rights and protect the rights of others if you don’t know what they are.
QUEZON, PHILIPPINES •
At a workshop presented by the Scientology Volunteer Ministers South Pacific Goodwill Tour, 299 Quezon City police learn to administer Scientology “assists” to help constituents who are injured, disoriented or traumatized at accident or disaster sites.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK •
With this year’s motto “Human Rights: Learn it. Embrace it. Live it,” the International Human Rights Summit 2016 will bring together youth from 50 countries in the name of making human rights a fact.
KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN •
The Kaohsiung chapter of The Way to Happiness Foundation puts the precept “Safeguard and Improve Your Environment” into practical terms with a cleanup of Cijin Beach.
MILAN, ITALY •
Regional conference of Italian chapters of psychiatric watchdog group Citizens Commission on Human Rights meets at the Church of Scientology of Milan. Members learn how to deal with victims of involuntary commitment.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA •
A recent graduate of Narconon Suncoast explains what is different about the Narconon program and why she is finally confident that she will be drug-free … for good.
PARIS, FRANCE •
Volunteers from the Foundation for a Drug-Free World handed out 300,000 copies of drug education booklets during the UEFA football games.
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
The Church of Scientology Community Center was the site of a historic summit of gang leaders held Sunday, July 17, in the name of peace. Now a new video and weekly conflict resolution meetings are giving a future and substance to the dream shared by the 2,500 people who attended the summit.