Presidents and First Ladies Launch National COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative

Presidents and First Ladies Launch National COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative Mar 12, 2021

The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative today announced new PSAs as part of their COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative’s “It’s Up To You” campaign featuring former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and former First Ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Rosalynn Carter. More
The Elders Call for New Middle East Peace Plan to Counter Israeli Annexation Threat

The Elders Call for New Middle East Peace Plan to Counter Israeli Annexation Threat May 14, 2020

The Elders today called for new engagement from the international community to deliver a just outcome to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and uphold international law in the face of plans by the new Israeli government to illegally annex swathes of the West Bank. More
The Elders Call for Global Resolve and Solidarity in Fight Against COVID-19

The Elders Call for Global Resolve and Solidarity in Fight Against COVID-19 Mar 20, 2020

The Elders today called on global leaders and citizens alike to root their response to the Covid-19 pandemic in humanitarian principles and solidarity to save lives, defend rights and protect the most vulnerable groups in society. More
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: 2020 Habitat for Humanity Work Project to Take Place in Dominican Republic

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: 2020 Habitat for Humanity Work Project to Take Place in Dominican Republic Oct 15, 2019

The Dominican Republic will become the 15th country to host Habitat For Humanity's Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, the former U.S. president announced today. More
We Are Family Foundation To Honor Dolly Parton And Jean Paul Gaultier

We Are Family Foundation To Honor Dolly Parton And Jean Paul Gaultier Sep 12, 2019

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) will honor legendary artist Dolly Parton and iconic fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier at its 2019 Celebration on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
Points of Light Will Recognize Garth Brooks With Inaugural Award for Caring and Compassion

Points of Light Will Recognize Garth Brooks With Inaugural Award for Caring and Compassion Aug 26, 2019

Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today named Garth Brooks the recipient of The Inaugural George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for Caring and Compassion – created to honor outstanding individuals who advance solutions to the world’s toughest challenges and exemplify the extraordinary traits of its late founder and the 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush. More
2019 Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project To Head To Nashville

2019 Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project To Head To Nashville Sep 4, 2018

Just hours after hanging up their tool belts at the completion of the 35th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Indiana, the former president and first lady announced they will take their work project to Nashville, Tennessee, in October 2019. More
Jimmy Carter In Indiana To Build New Habitat For Humanity Homes

Jimmy Carter In Indiana To Build New Habitat For Humanity Homes Aug 28, 2018

President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter have donned their hardhats and lifted their hammers for their 35th work project with Habitat for Humanity. More
Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project Heads To Indiana

Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project Heads To Indiana Aug 27, 2018

This year’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project heads to Indiana this week. More
The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace

The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace Jun 15, 2018

The Elders welcomed the historic summit held in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). More
We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J

We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J Mar 21, 2018

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) will honor The Who’s Roger Daltrey CBE and entertainment icon LL Cool J at its 2018 Celebration Gala on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
Prof Stephen Hawking And Jimmy Carter Commend Progress To End Neglected Diseases

Prof Stephen Hawking And Jimmy Carter Commend Progress To End Neglected Diseases Dec 15, 2017

Professor Stephen Hawking highlighted the pioneering work of his father, Frank Hawking, at a moving event to mark one billion treatments for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) hosted by UK non-government organisation (NGO) Sightsavers in Cambridge, UK (12 December). More
Jonathan And Drew Scott Named Habitat Humanitarians

Jonathan And Drew Scott Named Habitat Humanitarians Nov 23, 2017

Entrepreneurs, TV personalities, best-selling authors and world-renowned construction and real estate experts Jonathan and Drew Scott have been selected as Habitat Humanitarians in recognition and furtherance of their dedication to Habitat For Humanity's vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. More
Trisha Yearwood Honored For Work With Habitat For Humanity

Trisha Yearwood Honored For Work With Habitat For Humanity Oct 19, 2017

Last week, Grammy Award-winning artist and Atlanta native, Trisha Yearwood, received a proclamation from the state of Georgia, for her exemplary work with non-profit organization, Habitat For Humanity. More
Habitat For Humanity's 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project Heading To Indiana

Habitat For Humanity's 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project Heading To Indiana Jul 31, 2017

Habitat For Humanity's 35th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place next year in St. Joseph County, Indiana. More
Mandela's Vision For A Better World

Mandela's Vision For A Better World Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017 marks a significant milestone for The Elders as they celebrate ten years since Nelson Mandela founded the group, brought together for peace, justice and human rights. More
Jimmy Carter Falls Ill During Habitat For Humanity Build In Canada

Jimmy Carter Falls Ill During Habitat For Humanity Build In Canada Jul 13, 2017

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter became dehydrated this morning while working at a Habitat For Humanity build site in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. More
Former Presidents To Urge Americans To Recommit To Kids

Former Presidents To Urge Americans To Recommit To Kids Mar 3, 2017

America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, will commemorate its 20th Anniversary with Recommit to Kids | The Summit for America’s Future, a daylong event to refocus the nation on issues concerning children and youth. More
Georgia Tech Awards Ivan Allen Jr. Prize For Social Courage To Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter

Georgia Tech Awards Ivan Allen Jr. Prize For Social Courage To Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Feb 21, 2017

Georgia Institute of Technology President G.P. “Bud” Peterson awarded the 2017 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage to Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter February 17 in Atlanta. More
Jimmy Carter, Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood Named Habitat Humanitarians

Jimmy Carter, Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood Named Habitat Humanitarians Nov 29, 2016

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Habitat For Humanity will launch Habitat Humanitarians to recognize the invaluable contributions of its high-profile volunteers. More
Habitat For Humanity Announces 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Habitat For Humanity Announces 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project Oct 10, 2016

Habitat For Humanity's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place July 9-14, 2017 in Canada. More
The Elders Mourn The Loss Of Shimon Peres

The Elders Mourn The Loss Of Shimon Peres Sep 30, 2016

The Elders today expressed their condolences at the passing of Shimon Peres, former President of Israel and Nobel Peace laureate, who has died at the age of 93. More
Habitat For Humanity 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project To Be Held In Canada

Habitat For Humanity 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project To Be Held In Canada Aug 31, 2016

Volunteers will travel to Canada in July 2017 for Habitat For Humanity's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Jimmy Carter Joins Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood At Habitat For Humanity's Carter Work Project

Jimmy Carter Joins Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood At Habitat For Humanity's Carter Work Project Aug 24, 2016

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter this week kicked off a week of working alongside Habitat For Humanity homeowners and hundreds of volunteers in Memphis, Tennessee, to build and repair homes during Habitat’s 33rd Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change

The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change Jul 19, 2016

Six months after the Paris Agreement on climate change, The Elders call on global leaders to live up to their commitments and take prompt action to cut emissions, end fossil fuel subsidies and provide adequate financial support to developing countries to tackle climate change. More
The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap

The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap Jul 6, 2016

Ahead of a high level meeting at the United Nations on 19 July, The Elders have called on world leaders to fill the $2.5bn funding gap to help countries facing drought and a humanitarian crisis linked to the El Niño climate phenomenon. More
More Than 50 Commitments To Action Announced At Annual CGI America Meeting

More Than 50 Commitments To Action Announced At Annual CGI America Meeting Jun 17, 2016

President Bill Clinton concluded the sixth annual Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting this week, which convened nearly 1,000 attendees from business, foundation, nonprofit, and government sectors to advance solutions that encourage economic growth, support long-term competitiveness, and increase social mobility in the United States. More
Jimmy Carter To Join Bill Clinton At CGI America Meeting

Jimmy Carter To Join Bill Clinton At CGI America Meeting Jun 10, 2016

On June 12-14, President Bill Clinton will host the sixth annual Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, convening nearly 1,000 participants from across sectors to develop and implement Commitments to Action – new, specific, and measurable plans and projects – to encourage continued economic growth, support long-term competitiveness, and increase social mobility in the United States.

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Jimmy Carter Steps Down From The Elders

Jimmy Carter Steps Down From The Elders May 25, 2016

Jimmy Carter is stepping down from his front-line role as a member of The Elders, the organisation said today. More
The Elders Urge UN Action To Stop Mass Atrocities

The Elders Urge UN Action To Stop Mass Atrocities May 23, 2016

The Elders welcome the first World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Istanbul this week as a moment to galvanise responses to human catastrophes, notably in the host country’s immediate region. More