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The Beloved Community Project

I have a dream...
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our Mission

The mission of the Beloved Community Project is to promote the concept of the Beloved Community as described by the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

The King Center describes the Beloved Community as a “global vision in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and homelessness will not be tolerated because international standards of human decency will not allow it."

"Racism and all forms of discrimination, bigotry and prejudice will be replaced by an all-inclusive spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood. In the Beloved Community, international disputes will be resolved by peaceful conflict-resolution and reconciliation of adversaries, instead of military power. Love and trust will triumph over fear and hatred. Peace with justice will prevail over war and military conflict.”

Come, my precious brothers and sisters, let us join together to create the Beloved Community where the human rights of all people are respected.

Where all people are treated with dignity and respect regardless of their race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, age, economic status, mental and physical condition, immigration status, criminal history, sexual preference.

Where all women are treated as equals in society.

Where no one goes hungry or lacks adequate shelter and clothing or health care or any other essential human need.

Where all children grow up in caring, loving, nourishing families and communities where they are never abused, neglected or exploited and where they can develop their creative skills and receive a high quality education so they can reach their full potential.

Where the environment and all of creation are respected, protected, nourished.

Where differences are resolved nonviolently recognizing our shared needs, our common humanity, our brotherhood and sisterhood.

Where militarism, war and all forms of violence no longer exist.

Come, let us join together to create the Beloved Community !

— Dave Atwood