PHILADELPHIA IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Human Values Awards
The International Association for Human Values and the Art of Living Foundation will host Philadelphia: It Takes Village: Human Value Awards on Sunday, October 2nd at University of Pennsylvania’s Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 36th and Spruce Street from 3pm to 6 pm.
Human Values Awards are given to extraordinary individuals and organizations that uplift human values through their selfless service to society. The Human Value Awards have been presented to over 100 people and organizations in more than 30 cities across the United States.
The purpose of the award is to honor a number of pioneering service-oriented individuals and non-profits within the city of Philadelphia that have made significant impacts on the lives of our youth.
This year’s program will be hosted by Michael Rice, Community Engagement Specialist for the City of Philadelphia, Chief Executive Officer for Professional Networking Associates and Publisher of - The Connector, Internet Resource publication.
The keynote speaker is Charles Eisenstein, renowned author of “Ascent of Humanity,” and “Sacred Economics.” The evening will include performances by The Butterfly effect and Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement.
The genesis of this event is a collaboration between The Art of Living Foundation (AoLF) and its sister organization, International Association for
Human Values (IAHV), represented in more than 150 countries, making them amongst the largest of the United Nations' accredited organizations in the world.
The programs and service activities of the Art of Living Foundation have benefited more than twenty-five million people across the globe from all walks of life including victims of 9/11, Kosovo, Afghanistan, the Asian Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. AoL is now in its 30th year and during its 25th year silver jubilee anniversary AoL celebrated in Bangalore, India, which attracted more than 2.5 million people from more than 110 countries, including many Heads of State and other dignitaries from around the globe.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Art of Living Foundation. They are celebrating this occasion by highlighting exceptional achievement in the areas of disaster and Truman relief, environmental stewardship, ethics in business, non-profit governance, conflict resolution and peace building, unsung heroes and youth leaders.
The International Association for Human Values (IAHV) is a humanitarian NGO that advances human values in private, corporate, and governmental sectors. (IAHV is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all people around the world through:
Admission is free. To rsvp email YES4philly@gmail.com
Call 610-733-1101 or go to www.humanValuesAwards.org