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Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign is dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities.

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Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge and Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance Invite You to Join the Movement!

Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and international statesman for reconciliation and forgiveness has announced the launching of his global Forgiveness Challenge starting on May 4, 2014.

Click on our Forgiveness Challenge link below and sign up to become an activist for forgiveness. On his website youll find answers to your questions about forgiveness and even learn how to forgive! Remember, the act of forgiving can bring more love and peace to your life.

When enough of us forgivewe can change the world!

The Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to evoke the healing spirit of Forgiveness worldwide.

We declare that "Forgiveness Is the Greatest Healer of Them All" and that "Without Forgiveness There Is No Future".

Mission Statement

The Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance is a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-deductible organization whose mission is to evoke the healing spirit of Forgiveness worldwide. We declare that Forgiveness Is the Greatest Healer of Them All (1) and that Without Forgiveness There Is No Future(2)
To accomplish this far-reaching mission we have set the following goals:
  • To establish an International Forgiveness Day in every village and hamlet across the world by the year 2025.
  • To bring the curative powers of forgiveness to the elderly, to youth, to chemically dependent and/or abused women, men and children through classes, workshops and seminars.
  • To promote the practice of forgiveness as a Life Skill and to develop curriculum, classes and workshops for children, youth and adults of all ages.
  • To develop training programs to certify counselors as Forgiveness Life Skill Teachers.
  • To create forgiveness workshops and seminars in corporations to effectuate breakthroughs and help increase net profits. The benefits of forgiveness training breakthroughs make possible more creative, stress-free and happy job relationships which can increase net profits.
  • To promote and publicize the research findings that Forgiveness creates better health, abundance and ease, more joy, greater optimism and hope and lessens depression, stress, illness, disease. Forgiveness also opens one to more lasting, happy, supportive relationships.
  • To help develop and conduct further research to quantify and codify the powerful effects of the applied practice of forgiveness in a multiplicity of settings.
  • To create entertainment/learning events (Forgiveness Film Festivals, Forgiveness Concerts, etc) in communities around the world.
1 Dr. Gerald Jampolsky
2 Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Recent News

Meeting canceled tonight April 23rd rescheduled on the April 30th and some awesome news1


His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks about the power of forgiveness at the University of Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland.

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared a link.

On Tuesday April 22nd at 9 AM PDT (Convert to your time zone) please join us on our Facebook page for a chat with 3 amazing people, all of whom have a story to tell about the power of forgiveness a...

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared a link.

Study after study shows that one of the keys to longevity and good health is developing a habit of forgiveness and letting go of past hurts. It's hard work, but it's the kindest thing you can do for yourself -- and for others.

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared a link.

Scientists and doctors have long said there is a very close link between a person’s ability to deal with stress and their long-term health. Usually we are tempted to blame this on external factors...

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We invite you to join us in the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Forgiveness Challenge.

Love this man! A true Champion of Forgiveness!

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared Google for Nonprofits's photo.

Anyone want to brainstorm this and see if we could get the grant?

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared Louise Hay's photo.


Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance shared Dancing without Borders's event.