World Citizen empowers the community to educate for a just and peaceful world. It offers opportunities through Peace Educ. and Peace Sites.
Today’s youth face an epidemic of bullying in school 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 young people practice peaceful problem solving in school, at home, with the community, and around the world.
About us: World Citizen 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 Mohandas 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 positively impacts thousands of young people through its three programs, the Peace Education Program, the International Peace Site Program, and the Nobel Peace Prize Festival.
We help create safe learning environments for students across Minnesota and the world! Brain research indicates that students learn best when they feel safe. World Citizen Contributes to a safe environment through three programs: