Global Dignity

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Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world participate in Global Dignity Day each year. Learn more about this annual celebration of all that unites us!

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Explore our learning experiences, curriculum ideas, toolkits and other resources to help you organize Dignity Workshops or Global Dignity Day events in classrooms, refugee camps, community and youth centers, or anywhere in between.

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We work in more than 80 countries around the world. To find the Global Dignity Chapter in your country, please select the button below.

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Join us in building a world where understanding, compassion and love triumph!

Take The Pledge

Global Dignity began in one classroom with 30 students in 2006. Last year, over 860,000 young people across 74 countries participated in Global Dignity activities. Be part of our growing movement by volunteering in your country.

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Your support at any level will help even more young people discover their own unique value, see the inherent dignity in every person they meet, and put dignity into action in their communities.

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We welcome any individual or organization to align their events and activities with our Dignity Principles. Find out more about joining our Affiliate program.

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Global Dignity partners with numerous organizations that share our commitment to the dignity values and principles. Learn more about our current Partner Organizations, or contact us about becoming a Partner.

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Imagine
a World

where understanding,
compassion and love

triumph

where

Everyone

is seen as

Equal.

We are working to build

that world

everyday

but we need

you.

Imagine a World

where understanding, compassion and love

triumph

where

Everyone

is seen as

Equal.

We are working to build

that world

everyday

but we need

you.

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Global Dignity

Our mission is to unite everyone with the belief that we all deserve to live a life of dignity. Our vision is of a world where compassion, understanding and love triumph over intolerance, injustice and inequality. We are dedicated to building a broader, participatory, ground-up movement for justice, equality and peace. A movement that celebrates our shared humanity and expresses a forward-looking, optimistic spirit.

Join The Movement

A Global Community

There are a number of ways to join our growing global movement: become a Country Chair or Partner Organization, join our Affiliates program, host a local Global Dignity Day event, integrate the Dignity Principles into your lesson plans or curriculum, or move the dignity values into action in your daily life. To explore any of these options, visit our Get Involved page. To learn more about our work in over 70 countries around the world, please select your country below.

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February 16, 2018 New York

Wake Up in the Dark: Global Dignity

The world can feel like a dark place. But it is in our darkest moments that our humanity shines the brightest. That begs the question: why do we only wake up in the dark? Global Dignity hopes that you will join the movement to create a world where compassion, understanding and love triumph over intolerance, injustice and inequality. A world where our humanity outshines the darkness.

February 16, 2018 New York

Wake Up in the Dark: Global Dignity

The world can feel like a dark place. But it is in our darkest moments that our humanity shines the brightest. That begs the question: why do we only wake up in the dark? Global Dignity hopes that you will join the movement to create a world where compassion, understanding and love triumph over intolerance, injustice and inequality. A world where our humanity outshines the darkness.

Global Dignity Day

October 2019

Global Dignity Day 2019 was incredible, with hundreds of thousands of people participating from all over the world! Learn more about this annual event that celebrates all that unites us, and how you can get involved any time of year.

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Global Dignity Day 2019 was incredible, with hundreds of thousands of people participating from all over the world! Learn more about this annual event that celebrates all that unites us, and how you can get involved any time of year.

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We All Have A Story

Here we share stories of young people and other change-makers from around the world, to inspire and to remind us that there is a growing movement of people are moving the dignity values into action, creating communities—and a world—that is more open, just and peaceful.

April 29, 2016 Berlin, Germany

Dignity Through Friendship

Story of a 7 year old Syrian Refugee with Friend in their Classroom

October 9, 2016 Harlem, New York

A 15-Year-Old Chef's Food Revolution

How a 15 Year Old Started a Food Revolution: Haile Thomas

May 22, 2017 Chad

Muzoon Almellehan, "Letter from a refugee..."

Letter from a 14 year old Refugee: “Hope and Dreams”: Muzoon Almellehan

March 10, 2017 Boca High, Florida

Countering isolation and Loneliness

High School Student and Haitian Immigrant, Dennis Esteman: We Dine Together

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