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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”– Margaret Mead   Individual actions can seem insignificant. You do your part and wonder, “Did this make any difference at all?” And while you might not be able to see exactly how you contributed, do know that you did contribute. Small actions add up. By taking a stand for hope, you act as ...

We believe individual action is powerful, and necessary in changing the hearts of the community. The Help Hope Rise Action Rally was a starting point in spurring individuals to make a commitment to fight hate in every place that it lives. So many people notice the hate all around us, but don’t know where to start in combatting it. This event brought us together as a springboard ...

Hope isn’t wishful thinking—it’s taking action for a better future. In a world where strife, uncertainty and hate grab headlines and inspire fear in the hearts of people across the world, hope is a balm that heals. It’s powerful. It’s critical. Hope is a radical act. Small actions, done by caring individuals, can change the world. But where does one start? How can you get invol ...

History has shown us that intolerance, coupled with silence, produces oppression and violence.

We've seen what can happen when we do not value human dignity—casting out those who flee persecution.

So we cannot remain silent.

 

For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are rolling out a new phase in The Butterfly Project's story.  Hatred and intolerance are turning the world into a prison.  To have hope, to practice empathy, to see beauty is to break free. Hope is a protest. A rally cry: “I will this world to be better.” Hope is a powerful statement of solidarity with others. It turns individua ...