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Our statement about Ending the Humanitarian Crisis in Palestine

The Melton Foundation is a leading proponent of Global Citizenship. Our beliefs are deeply rooted in our shared humanity and the dire need to collaborate across boundaries to work for an inclusive, equitable, and peaceful world.

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Unveiling the Stars: Celebrating the Facilitators Behind the Global Solvers Co-Lab

Right in the heart of Gotha and Jena, Germany, something amazing happened this July 2023 – the Global Solvers Co-Lab. It was all about people coming together to make a difference. Let us introduce you to some of the incredible folks who made it happen: "We believe in the magic of collaboration!"

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Bengaluru Hub Visit: Cultivating Synergies for Sustainable Change

Empowering Minds, Igniting Change, and Cultivating Connections! In a dynamic and vibrant city like Bengaluru, where innovation meets tradition, our recently concluded Bengaluru Hub Visit marked a significant milestone for the Melton Foundation. From networking dinners to panel discussions, the visit was a whirlwind of inspiration and collaboration, all centered around the common goal of creating a better, greener future.

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Celebrating the Global Citizenship Challenge 2023: Unveiling the Champions of Change

The recently concluded and pioneer initiative, the 'Global Citizenship Challenge 2023', has left us inspired and hopeful for a brighter future. This unique competition brought together change-makers from around the world to showcase their 'Acts of Global Citizenship', highlighting their efforts in making a positive impact within their communities. With the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as their compass, over 165 passionate individuals from 20+ countries embarked on a journey to transform the world through their innovative solutions and collaborative action.

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Embracing Diversity and Celebrating Pride: A Global Perspective on Equality

As we bid farewell to the month of June, the Melton Foundation stands united with our global community of Melton Fellows in celebrating Pride Month. This annual observance serves as a reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality, justice, and representation for the LGBTQ+ community. From a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) perspective, we acknowledge the importance of creating a world where every individual is accepted and valued, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. We reflect on the significance of Pride Month, and encourage continued support for the advancement of LGBTQ+ rights.

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Embracing Safe Spaces: The Melton Foundation’s Journey at TEDxBangalore

Grateful for an inspiring day at TEDxBangalore, with Melton Fellows Harsha M Krishna, Tryphine Clara Dzimbanete, Sartaj Anand, and Program Director Sonali Keshwa Murti, where we explored the power of Safe Spaces that extend beyond the physical and digital realms. From mental well-being to environmental sustainability, these spaces are vital for our collective growth. Today, we witness them shrinking faster than ever before, but together, we can make a difference. Let's join hands and embrace Ideas Worth Spreading to create a better Bangalore! We also spent time embracing tranquility and creativity at Trayah Pottery with Melton Fellows Tryphine Clara Dzimbanete, Arun Josephraj, Shravani Vangur, and Palak A., from Bengaluru!

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DEI Special Edition: Celebrating Women’s History Month

We're very happy to be celebrating Women's History Month: A Global Celebration of Women's Achievements, and a time to Reflect and Inspire!

March is Women's History Month, a time when we come together to honor and recognize the achievements and contributions of women from around the world. This year, the Melton Foundation joins the global celebration under the theme "Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced," paying tribute to the courageous women who fought for suffrage and the right to vote in their countries.

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DEI Special Edition: Expanding the Scope of DEI with Accessibility & Belonging

The Melton Foundation's ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts aim to continuously create more inclusive and equitable spaces for all our stakeholders, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and other personal characteristics. It is thanks to our community which aims to consistently challenge themselves to expand the definition of DEI, that there is explicit and intentional incorporation of accessibility and belonging to our DEI efforts (DEIAB).

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DEI Special Edition: Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is celebrated in the United States (and Canada) during the month of February. The observance is an important time to recognize and honor the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout U.S. history.

To celebrate, the Melton Foundation shares the historical influence of African Americans and the tangible impact of the Civil Rights movement on Immigration in the United States, a key factor in why the Melton Foundation USA is the largest Senior Fellow region.

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Save the Date: Apply to the Global Solvers Accelerator 2023

A leadership program designed for young change catalysts anywhere in the world, the Global Solvers Accelerator is an opportunity to enrich community projects with transformative elements of global citizenship. Tap into the fullest transformative potential of your social impact work, and accelerate your project through a uniquely collaborative 8-month, practitioners-oriented, impact program!

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