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Bringing Solace and Help in the Aftermath of a Violent Act of Terror

MUNICH, Germany, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In July 2016, an armed shooter killed nine and injured 16, leaving Munich reeling. A team of volunteers from The Way to Happiness Association sponsored by the Church of Scientology of Munich literally took matters into their own hands. They began giving copies of The Way to Happiness to people one-on-one, beginning with those living or working in the district where the shootings took place.

United for Human Rights Brings Its Cutting-Edge Program and Technology to the National School Boards Association Conference 2024

NEW ORLEANS, La., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United for Human Rights brought its youth-friendly human rights program to NSBA24 - National School Boards Association (NSBA) Conference for 2024 in New Orleans April 6 to 8. The purpose of NSBA is "to ensure each student everywhere has access to excellent and equitable public education governed by high-performing school board leaders and supported by the community." So how does human rights education relate to this endeavor?

Honoring the 100th Anniversary of L. Ron Hubbard Becoming the Nation’s Youngest Eagle Scout

WASHINGTON, D.C., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- L. Ron Hubbard joined the Boy Scouts in Tacoma, Washington, in 1923, in the early years of Scouting, a movement founded by Robert Baden-Powell in 1910. By the spring of 1924, Ron had not only earned an impressive 21 badges, he also led Washington, D.C., Troop 10 to victory in the Washington Post-sponsored Scout Advancement Competition and was one of four youths to represent Scouting at President Calvin Coolidge's Presidential Celebration of National Boys' Week. Five days later, two weeks after celebrating his 13th birthday, L. Ron Hubbard became the nation's youngest Eagle Scout.

L. Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition Announces a New Display of the Royal Bestowal for Mr. Hubbard From His Royal Highness Sultan Tomas Cabili Jr.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- L. Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition in Hollywood, California, proudly announces a new permanent display featuring the royal bestowal of Datu and a Kris sword, presented by HRH Sultan Tomas Cabili Jr. and HRH Sultana Remedios Pastor of Mindanao, Philippines, on the anniversary of Mr. Hubbard's birthday.

United for Human Rights: A Vibrant Addition to the Spirit and Dynamic of SXSW EDU Conference and Festival

AUSTIN, Texas, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 4, 2024, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SXSW EDU is an educator conference in Austin, Texas, "designed for the brightest minds in education to change the future of teaching and learning." United for Human Rights set up a booth at the conference, where human rights was a recurring topic in presentations, conferences and workshops. Educators, entrepreneurs, and members of civil society from across the U.S. around the globe visited the booth to learn about the program.

Scientology Empowerment Seminar Ignites Passion in the Hearts of South African Educators

MIDRAND, South Africa, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In South Africa, a country where effective education is key to reversing centuries of neglect and oppression, Scientology Volunteer Ministers Educator Empowerment Seminars aim to create significant change.

Thousands Gather for Easter Extravaganza at Church of Scientology in East Grinstead

SAINT HILL, U.K., April 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some 3,000 children, parents, and grandparents gathered at Saint Hill, the Church of Scientology estate in East Grinstead, for an enormously "egg-citing" Easter Egg Hunt. Families traveled from throughout Sussex, Surrey, and Kent for the fun-filled afternoon. Greeting the children, the Easter Bunny was joined by popular children's book, cartoon, and film characters.

Record Crowd Celebrates Easter at Church of Scientology Los Angeles with a 25,000-Egg Hunt

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite predictions of rain over Easter weekend, Sunday's annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 31 proceeded undeterred. Staff and volunteers from the Church of Scientology Los Angeles were prepared no matter the weather, with tents erected in case of a storm. But the afternoon was blessed with blue skies when nearly 7,000 neighbors joined the fun on L. Ron Hubbard Way for the annual Church of Scientology Easter celebration.

Church of Scientology Vienna’s ‘Say No to Drugs’ Volunteers Spread Easter Cheer With Their Drug Prevention Initiative

VIENNA, Austria, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Easter, the Say No to Drugs volunteers of Vienna extend their wish for a bright, healthy future for local children. They've packed their Easter baskets with copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets to give youngsters the information they need to decide for themselves to live drug-free.

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Exposes Dangerous Facts About Psychiatry’s New Celebrity Fad: Ketamine ‘Therapy’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the wake of the untimely passing of beloved actor Matthew Perry, whose toxicology report revealed elevated levels of ketamine, the Church of Scientology Los Angeles and the Los Angeles chapter of Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) hosted a forum and open house to raise awareness of the dangers of so-called ketamine infusion therapy. Hosting the event was Erin Godley from the Los Angeles chapter of CCHR.

Young UK Scientologists Brave the Storm Clouds To Share the Truth About Drugs Rain or Shine

EAST GRINSTEAD, UK and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite forecasters predicting rain, young Scientologists gathered at Saint Hill in East Grinstead, slipped on their signature teal Foundation for a Drug-Free World T-shirts over hoodies, unfurled their "brollies," and took off for the nearby town of Crawley to share the truth about drugs with local families. They handed out youth-friendly Truth About Drugs booklets to help other kids make the self-determined decision to live drug-free.

Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard Honored: His Life, His Legacy and His Many Contributions

MEXICO CITY, Mexico and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the Commission of Culture of the LXV House of Representatives of the National Congress of Mexico paid tribute to the enduring legacy of L. Ron Hubbard by presenting a proclamation to the Friends of L. Ron Hubbard Foundation and representatives of the Church of Scientology of Western United States.

United for Human Rights, an Innovative Education Initiative, Was a Perfect Fit at the Innovative School Summit in New York

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, "Each year, millions of K-12 students experience hostile behaviors like bullying, hate speech, hate crimes, or assault." Many attending the Innovative School Summit at the Marriott Marquis on Times Square in New York February 28 to March 1 are keenly aware of the urgent need for effective programs that empower young victims of abuse. United for Human Rights, an international, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Los Angeles, approaches this issue with education.

Arizona Interfaith Movement Honors Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Church of Scientology

PHOENIX, Ariz., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2024 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Church of Scientology, the world's youngest major religion, and Phoenix played a pivotal role. Celebrating this historic occasion were Arizona Interfaith Movement (AZIFM) Executive Director Dr. Albert Celoza; President Rev. Rock Fremont, spiritual director of the Shephard of the Hills United Church of Christ; AZIFM Administrative Assistant Anne Taylor; and members of many Phoenix faiths.

Skateboard Legend Steve Berra Partners with LAPD Hollywood Division for Charitable Skateboard Giveaway

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of a toy giveaway in Hollywood for underserved youth, organized by the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre in conjunction with LAPD Hollywood youth development programs, Scientologist and legendary skateboarder Steve Berra donated signature skateboards, hoodies, and Berra's Berrics Cariuma CATIBA Pro skate shoes. And what could be more appropriate in a town known as the birthplace of modern skateboarding.

Los Angeles Deserves to Know the Hidden Source of So Many of the City’s Problems: Find Out at the Citizens Commission on Human Rights ‘Psychiatry an Industry of Death Exhibit’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's no accident that while prescriptions for psychiatric medications have soared, the Los Angeles suicide rate has risen 40 percent since the year 2000 while the county's mental health budget, at nearly $3 billion and rising, is the largest in the United States. Ever wonder why? The answer is not easy to confront. But Angelenos owe it to themselves and their families to visit the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) 'Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit,' which begins its global tour this week in Los Angeles with a grand opening on Friday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m.

The Scientology Network’s International Day of Happiness Marathon Features an Array of Changemakers Raising the Quality of Life in Their Communities

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Network is celebrating International Day of Happiness with an all-day marathon featuring "The Way to Happiness" - the common-sense moral code written by L. Ron Hubbard - and its positive impact across the globe. The marathon event includes the two-hour The Way to Happiness book-on-film and features episodes of Voices for Humanity showcasing the movement in action.

Church of Scientology of Milano Shares Tools for Helping Victims Recover from the Emotional and Spiritual Consequences of Disaster

MILAN, Italy, March 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A World Civil Defense Day seminar for first responders at the Church of Scientology of Milano shared unique and simple technology for helping relieve the emotional and spiritual trauma that can affect disaster victims long after the incident is over. Studies show that not knowing how to help victims deal with these needs can take a toll on emergency response personnel: Their concerns over their ability to help can be a factor in burnout.

How a Scientology Volunteer Minister Reached Out to a Friend With an Offer of Help and the Difference it Made

ATHENS, Greece, March 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In September 2023, Julia, a Scientology Volunteer Minister from Athens, reached out offering help to her friend Mariza in Volos, Greece. The city, some 200 miles away, was all but destroyed by Storm Daniel. Julia assembled a team and traveled some 200 miles to the coastal port city.

Scientology Tools for Life: Empowering South African Officials to Make a Difference at the Grassroots Level

GAUTENG, South Africa, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 16, 2024, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Councillor Sibongile Soxuza, deeply troubled by the pervasive issues of domestic abuse, drug addiction, poverty, corruption and crime within her communities, recognized the urgent need for action. As speaker of the council, responsible for nearly a million residents, she took a personal stand to effect change. Seeking a program that could deliver tangible results, she turned to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers life skills training program.

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