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The 7th Generation of Young People are Rising!
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Dear Agents of Compassion,

The Compassion Games “Giving Games: Youth and Schools Play it Forward” is four weeks away from today!  

What are the Giving Games? This year, the Giving Games are being played globally between youth, educators, and intergenerational allies to foster safe and fulfilling places of learning, supporting the next generation develop into happy, compassionate, creative, and resilient members of our world.

 

Let's bring together our youth and Indigenous leadership during this momentous time to protect and restore Mother Earth!


In partnership with #GivingTuesday, the Giving Games begin on November 29th, and ends 12 days later with a global online "Wopila", a Lakota Thanksgiving Ceremony taking place on Human Rights Day, December 10th. The Wopila will be co-hosted with Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe.
 

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Indigenous Peoples and the Giving Games



This year's Giving Games connect three overlapping social movements:

 
1. Youth Climate Movement
2. Indigenous Environmental Movement
3. “Prosocial” Movement (peace, love, compassion, kindness, etc.)
 
It may very well be the most extraordinary Compassion Games yet!

A Global Compassion Relay!

To build awareness and momentum for the Games we are organizing a Giving Games Compassion Relay that will feature a “Dream Team” of “Champions of Compassion”.  

The “Compassion Torch” will be lit in Morocco at the UN COP22 Climate Convention by Hereditary Chief Phil Lane Jr., Chairperson of the Compassion Games International, and the “Green Sheik” (Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali bin Rashid Al Nuaimi) founder of the Global BlueYouth initiative that has engaged over 25,000 youth, from every continent on earth, in the world’s largest consultation of youth around water and climate change action.

The “Relay Route” will go from Morocco to Panama for the closing ceremonies of the Peace and Dignity Runs on November 14 - 17, and then to Standing Rock North Dakota in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The Compassion Torch will continue being passed until the final day of the Games on December 10th. To learn about the other Dream Team Champions of Compassion and the Relay Route check out the Compassion Relay FAQ here.

 

Live Call for Overview and Questions


 Join us for the second 2016 Giving Games
LIVE call for Team Organizers!

If you are new to the Compassion Games and want to learn more... this call is for you! Already organizing a team? This call is for you, too!
 
RSVP and find the call-in information here.

If you have any quesitons, email Sommer@CompassionGames.org

Global Unity Games Results!

If you've wondered about the impact the September 11th - 21st Global Unity Games results, take a look at the results from the 2016 Global Unity Games.  There were 452 reports posted to the Compassion Report Map.

Over 256 teams and more than 30,000 volunteers directly served nearly 3,000,000 people in 40 countries. This story includes videos summarizing the outcomes and highlights of the recent Games, which can be viewed here.

 
The world is calling for a compassionate response to the challenges we face. You make a difference. We invite you to play!
 
Game on!

Support the Compassion Games

As you know, the Compassion Games is a non-profit initiative, and although we are not motivated to make a profit, it still costs us to organize and produce the Compassion Games. Please make a donation to support the Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest.

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