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Peace one person at a time
We, The World (see http://WE.net) is seeking individuals that are passionate about Children and Youth to volunteer and coordinate the Unity Campaign - one of 11 Campaigns for Change (seehttp://WE.net/11themes). Although this position is ongoing, there is immediate need for coordinating for the upcoming 11 Days of Global Unity in September. Coordinators will be responsible for reaching out to and connecting with other organizations that align with the goals of the Children and Youth Campaign:
Support comprehensive community programs and campaigns for underserved children
Reduce child mortality (MDG #4)
Advocate for universal literacy and a minimum of 8th grade education (MDG #2)
Promote Peace/Tolerance/Conflict Resolution Education programs at all grade levels
Advocate for the rights of the child
Encourage youth activism for a peaceful sustainable world
Carry out other programs for Children and Youth
Additional responsibilities include assisting partners in adding events to the Global Unity Calendar and maintaining an accurate database of partner information.