I have just returned from London, inspired by the youth, musicians, athletes, and community leaders who are taking action in their communities to stop hate and create global tolerance. In anticipation of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, Special Representative Pandith and I joined festivities in London to promote the Hours Against Hate — Walk A Mile campaign.
The Hours Against Hate — Walk A Mile campaign activates people around the world to walk in someone else’s shoes to promote respect across lines of culture, religion, tradition, class, disability, and gender. The campaign is a public-private initiative between the U.S. Department of State, Transcendental Music, Rock-It Media, SoFit Mobile, and the Global Impact Institute. By downloading the free SoFit application onto a Smartphone, participants can virtually partner with people in different parts of… more »