A man who devoted his life to helping others, Albert Schweitzer, pointed out that “Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.”
Today, with challenges that range from drug abuse, crime and illiteracy to human rights violations and civil unrest, the need for programs that meet society’s most pressing needs and provide one-on-one assistance has never been greater.
In response, the humanitarian and social betterment initiatives sponsored by the Church of Scientology and Scientologists rose to new levels of impact and help in 2014.
Truth About Drugs booklets distributed in 21 languages.
students in 21,387 schools have used Truth About Drugs materials
students in 23,000 schools have used United for Human Rights materials
organizations and government agencies worldwide have worked with Youth for Human Rights
Designed to address on a global scale society’s most urgent and pervasive problems, the initiatives, anchored in multimedia educational campaigns that have reached many millions, provide workable solutions.
Their purpose: to resolve broad planetary ills and uplift society.
copies of The Way to Happiness distributed in 112 languages.
police and military personnel are trained to implement The Way to Happiness.
information kits provided to advocates and human rights associations
Citizens Commission on Human Rights supported
laws protecting against psychiatric abuse
Scientologists world over support these secular programs, proven effective in stopping drug abuse, instilling tolerance, raising awareness of fundamental rights, and elevating morality.
Each campaign is founded on the idea that education constitutes the springboard for change—that when truly informed, an individual can make lasting, transformative decisions to live a drug-free, ethical, respectful life in harmony with their family and community.
On another front, the Church’s corps of Volunteer Ministers, one of the world’s largest independent relief forces, has acquired a reputation for moving anywhere—fast—to render vital assistance at disaster sites.
Inspired by a central concept of the Scientology religion, that “A being is only as valuable as he can serve others,” Scientologists realize that their own lot depends on caring not only for themselves and their loved ones, but also for the larger community.
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