World Citizen is a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower communities to educate for a just and peaceful world.
Today we face an epidemic of bullying in schools, in communities and online. By supporting World Citizen, you can combat negative influences, teaching our children as well as adults respectful problem solving.
Invest in the future by helping people practice peaceful problem solving in school, at home, with the community, and around the world.
About us: World Citizen is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to support Peace Education and the concept of World Citizenship. It was founded by Lynn Elling and launched on United Nations Sunday in 1982. World Citizen focuses its activities on children and youth following the advice of Mahatma Gandhi who said, “If we are to reach real Peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children." In that spirit, World Citizen today touches thousands of young people through its two programs, the Peace Education Program (with both onsite and online offerings) and the International Peace Site Program.
We help create safe learning environments for students and adults across Minnesota and the world! Brain research indicates that students learn best when they feel safe. World Citizen Contributes to a safe environment through two programs: