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Sleep Out for homeless youth

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Support Sleep Out for Homeless youth.  You can donate and/or join Chris Clarke, Deepak Chopra and others on November 17th at Covenant House (New York City).

Each year in 27 cities across North America, Covenant House cares for over 50,000 at-risk and homeless kids in their journey from the street to safety, and ultimately, to independence. By participating in this event you are helping to make sure the doors stay open for all the children that need them.

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In the news

The Chopra Foundation Board Members, Jannah Hodges and Jeffrey Walker, continue their commitment to helping to create a more peaceful, just, sustainable, happier and healthy world:
Jannah HodJannah Hodges-Boss Ladyges, portrays the Rosa in Jennie Frank’s new play, The Hispanic Women’s Project, featuring true stories of local hispanic women who are undocumented and live and work in the Telluride region.  The stories are of  heartbreak, violence, disappointment, and bravery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey walker-articleJeffrey Walker along with two CEOs publish in Harvard Review,  “Systems Entrepreneurs, Key Partners for Social Entrepreneurs! and how their partnership with social entrepreneurs is so important.

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Dr. Deepak Chopra Receives Honorary Degree From Sofia University

Sofia Commencement Graduates and faculty look on with pride as Dr. Deepak Chopra is hooded by Founder Robert Frager. (PRNewsFoto/Sofia University).

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On June 25, 2016, Sofia University welcomed internationally renowned author, educator, and luminary Deepak Chopra, MD as commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2016. Dr. Chopra delivered Sofia University’s annual commencement address on the ceremony theme of “Envisioning the Future” to over 250 guests. In his speech, Dr. Chopra, referencing Sofia University’s foundation of transformation, spoke about love as the strongest element for transformation.  Read more

 

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Perspectives in Philanthropy: Meaningful Meditation

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 4.21.36 PMDeepak Chopra delivered the keynote at Morgan Stanley’s Social Impact Exchange this past June.  Please enjoy reading the latest edition of “Perspectives in Philanthropy” which includes the article, Meaningful Meditation (Pages 6-7) highlighting meditation and not for profits, The Chopra Foundation and Just Capital.
 
Read more at: Meaningful Meditation
 
“Entrepreneurs are the creative minds behind some of the world’s most innovative and transformational ideas. Social entrepreneurs are a growing cohort amongst them and the impact these individuals have on society can be profound. For example, Deepak Chopra has worked to prevent youth violence by teaching the concepts of mindfulness and wellbeing to adolescents so they can help mitigate the risk of dangerous situations escalating to violence.”
“The Chopra Foundation is dedicated to the future of wellbeing for the entire global community through our commitment to helping to create a more peaceful, just, sustainable, happier and healthy world,” said Deepak Chopra, Founder and Chairman of the Chopra Foundation. “We are devoted to the development of youth through leadership programs that teach conscious lifestyle choices to dynamically reduce crime and violence. Additionally, we have partnered with Food for Education which sends 1.3 million children to school while providing a daily meal as an incentive for receiving an education.”
 

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