Photo Gallery Centenary draws large crowd in San Francisco. Photo by Ariya Behjat Click to enlarge and browse a gallery of related photos. By Allen Goldblatt, Barbara Klingsporn and Deanne LaRue On June 25, 1945 — a few weeks after the end of World War II in Europe and a few weeks before the cessation [...]
Watch this moving video about teens and preteens who are working to make a difference and create a more peaceful environment in their neighborhoods around California. The film describes their vision of peace and how to achieve it through service and dedication. It was produced by the Junior Youth Empowerment Groups of Oakland, Los Altos, Hayward and San [...]
Shirley G. Lee worked to advance Baha’i principles in greater society, serving during the 1980s and 1990s as a national public information officer and later as a representative of the Faith in the United Nations. She passed away July 13, 2012, at age 89 after having lived several years in The Villages, Florida. In a [...]
Hoda Mahmoudi is the new Baha’i Chair for World Peace professor within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland. The Baha’i Chair — founded in 1993 through the inspiration of the Universal House of Justice’s statement The Promise of World Peace — is an endowed academic program dedicated to advancing [...]
The American nation, Baha’is believe, will evolve through tests and trials to become a land of spiritual distinction and leadership
The Baha’i Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland has published Human Security in an Insecure World, a new book based in part on an interactive dialogue organized by the Baha’i Chair on the Maryland campus. The book “addresses the emergence of a new doctrine of international relations known as ‘human security,’” states [...]
In The News Tribune Leslie Edwards-Hill, chairperson of the Local Assembly of the Baha’is of Olympia, shares a perspective on unity and peace based on the Writings of the Baha’i Faith.
Green Acre Baha’i School and the Eliot, Maine, Baha’i community played special roles in making the town’s bicentennial celebration memorable.
Just as it had during Eliot’s centennial in 1910, the permanent Baha’i school hosted a Green Acre Day during the 2010 festivities this August.