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
Bono Honored At Nile Rodgers' We Are Family Foundation 2016 Celebration Gala

Bono Honored At Nile Rodgers' We Are Family Foundation 2016 Celebration Gala May 2, 2016

Last week, guests gathered at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom for the We Are Family Foundation's 2016 Celebration Gala. More
Nile Rodgers' We Are Family Foundation To Honor Jimmy Carter

Nile Rodgers' We Are Family Foundation To Honor Jimmy Carter Mar 2, 2016

On Friday, April 29, 2016, the We Are Family Foundation (WAFF), a not-for-profit organization founded by legendary GRAMMY Award winning musician, Nile Rodgers, will honor President Jimmy Carter at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveils Revitalized Brand

Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveils Revitalized Brand Feb 2, 2016

The Muscular Dystrophy Association, the iconic charity that revolutionized philanthropic giving in America with telethons, celebrities and cause marketing, today unveiled a revitalized brand reflecting a renewed commitment to accelerate treatments and cures for the kids, adults and families it serves. More
The Elders Launch Video Ahead Of Climate Summit

The Elders Launch Video Ahead Of Climate Summit Nov 30, 2015

Leaders from all over the world arrived in Paris this weekend to participate in the most important climate summit yet: COP21. More
Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood Join Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Memphis

Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood Join Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Memphis Nov 4, 2015

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood raised walls on a Habitat for Humanity home this week in Memphis, Tennessee, alongside former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter. More
Habitat For Humanity Carter Work Project In Nepal Has Been Canceled

Habitat For Humanity Carter Work Project In Nepal Has Been Canceled Oct 13, 2015

Habitat For Humanity International regrets to announce the cancellation of this year’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, formerly scheduled to take place November 1-6, 2015, in the Chitwan District of Nepal. More
Jimmy Carter To Travel To Nepal For Habitat For Humanity’s Carter Work Project

Jimmy Carter To Travel To Nepal For Habitat For Humanity’s Carter Work Project Oct 1, 2015

President Jimmy Carter recently received consent from his medical team to travel to Nepal for Habitat For Humanity's 32nd annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
The Elders Launch Fairness Films To Support UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The Elders Launch Fairness Films To Support UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Sep 24, 2015

The Elders have launched a series of seven short films presenting their unique perspective on fairness, the human value that underpins the new UN Sustainable Development Goals. More
Jimmy Carter Work Project To Build 100 Homes In 1 Week In Nepal

Jimmy Carter Work Project To Build 100 Homes In 1 Week In Nepal Sep 9, 2015

Bringing together 1,500 volunteers from within Nepal and around the world, Habitat For Humanity's 32nd annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place in the Chitwan district in Nepal, Nov. 1-6, 2015. More
The Elders Urge World Leaders To Take Action On Climate

The Elders Urge World Leaders To Take Action On Climate Sep 7, 2015

The Elders are urging world leaders to take bold and decisive action on climate in 2015. More
Habitat For Humanity Send Their Thoughts And Prayers To Jimmy Carter

Habitat For Humanity Send Their Thoughts And Prayers To Jimmy Carter Aug 21, 2015

During a press conference this week, President Jimmy Carter announced that he will begin treatment for melanoma. Habitat For Humanity have released a statement to say their thoughts and prayers are with longtime supporters President and Mrs. Carter at this time. More
Jimmy Carter: Crimes Against Women Are The Biggest Human Rights Abuse

Jimmy Carter: Crimes Against Women Are The Biggest Human Rights Abuse Jul 6, 2015

In a recent TED talk, former US president Jimmy Carter once again reiterated his message that crimes against women and girls are the biggest human rights abuse in our world today. Then he laid out what he believes is behind it. More
Meryl Streep To Members Of Congress: Put The Equal Rights Amendment Into The Constitution

Meryl Streep To Members Of Congress: Put The Equal Rights Amendment Into The Constitution Jun 24, 2015

In support of a new ERA Coalition campaign, yesterday five hundred thirty-five letters personally signed by Meryl Streep were delivered to each and every Member of Congress. More
Jimmy Carter: The Situation In Gaza Is Intolerable

Jimmy Carter: The Situation In Gaza Is Intolerable May 11, 2015

Jimmy Carter has just returned from Jerusalem, where he joined Gro Harlem Brundtland for their fourth mission with The Elders. More
Bob Dylan Honored As MusiCares Person Of The Year

Bob Dylan Honored As MusiCares Person Of The Year Feb 16, 2015

Bob Dylan was honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. More
Bob Dylan To Be Honored At MusiCares Person Of The Year Event Tomorrow

Bob Dylan To Be Honored At MusiCares Person Of The Year Event Tomorrow Feb 5, 2015

Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. More
Sixth Annual Social Good Summit Announced

Sixth Annual Social Good Summit Announced Jan 29, 2015

The sixth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world, today announced that its marquee event coinciding with United Nations Week, will take place on September 27 and 28. More
The Elders Call For Immediate End To Armed Conflict In Myanmar

The Elders Call For Immediate End To Armed Conflict In Myanmar Dec 19, 2014

Concluding their visit to Thailand (12–13 December) and Myanmar (14–18 December), The Elders today called on the warring parties in Myanmar’s 60 year-long conflicts to seize the present opportunity to end the fighting and start to build a new and inclusive federal state. More
Jimmy Carter To Lead Habitat For Humanity Project In Nepal

Jimmy Carter To Lead Habitat For Humanity Project In Nepal Dec 1, 2014

Approximately 2,000 volunteers from around the world will pack their tools and take a trip to Nepal in November 2015 for Habitat For Humanity's 32nd annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Habitat For Humanity Concludes Annual Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Habitat For Humanity Concludes Annual Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Work Project Oct 15, 2014

After a week of building and repairing more than 100 homes in partnership with families in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, Habitat For Humanity volunteers joined former President Jimmy Carter at Fort Worth’s historic Ashton Depot on Oct. 11 to celebrate the successful conclusion of the 31st annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Jimmy Carter Leads Annual Habitat For Humanity Work Project

Jimmy Carter Leads Annual Habitat For Humanity Work Project Oct 7, 2014

Thousands of volunteers from across the United States are joining former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, this week to help build and repair homes in partnership with North Texas families during Habitat For Humanity's 31st annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Women's Media Center Live With Robin Morgan Returns To Radio

Women's Media Center Live With Robin Morgan Returns To Radio Sep 5, 2014

The third season of “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan” debuts Saturday, Sept. 6, announcing its new syndication partnership with AirPlay Direct, which is now distributing the weekly radio show to over 9000 broadcasters and radio members around the world. More
The Elders Urge International Support For Interim Palestinian Government

The Elders Urge International Support For Interim Palestinian Government Jun 5, 2014

The Elders have welcomed the establishment of the long-awaited Palestinian unity government. More
Steve Thomas To Join Habitat For Humanity's Home Builders Blitz

Steve Thomas To Join Habitat For Humanity's Home Builders Blitz May 29, 2014

Steve Thomas, the Emmy Award-winning former host of “This Old House” and “Renovation Nation,” will join professional homebuilders and construction experts as they build or rehabilitate more than 250 homes during Habitat For Humanity's Home Builders Blitz, June 9-13. More
Jimmy Carter’s Call to Action – Women, Religion, Violence and Power

Jimmy Carter’s Call to Action – Women, Religion, Violence and Power May 28, 2014

Former US President Jimmy Carter's latest book is called Call to Action – Women, Religion, Violence and Power. In a CBC interview, he spoke about his view on what women’s problems are as well as the solutions. More
The Elders - Ukraine Clashes Risk A Dangerous Tug Of War

The Elders - Ukraine Clashes Risk A Dangerous Tug Of War May 7, 2014

The Elders – the collective of independent leaders that includes Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan, Mary Robinson and Jimmy Carter – are deeply concerned at the increasingly volatile situation in Ukraine, where violent clashes between militias and Ukrainian forces threaten to escalate the crisis. More
The Elders Applaud Palestinian Unity Agreement‏

The Elders Applaud Palestinian Unity Agreement‏ Apr 25, 2014

The Elders welcome the reconciliation agreement signed in Gaza on 23 April by Hamas and Fatah representatives. More
Join Desmond Tutu And Jimmy Carter For Twitter Q&A On Women's Rights

Join Desmond Tutu And Jimmy Carter For Twitter Q&A On Women's Rights Mar 6, 2014

Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter and Hina Jilani are preparing for their first ever Twitter Q&A on women’s rights – to be held at 2pm GMT today. More
The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic

The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic Feb 21, 2014

The Elders yesterday called on the international community, notably the UN Security Council, to take all possible measures to restore peace and security urgently to the Central African Republic (CAR), where inter-communal violence has worsened and credible allegations of widespread human rights abuses have been reported. More