United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
UNESCO is a specialized agency of the UN. It aims to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information along with fundamental principles proclaimed in the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
International Institute for Peace
IIP at Rutgers University in New Jersey promotes sustainable peace rooted in human rights, respect for cultural diversity, and the elimination of poverty. The organization was co-founded by Forest Whitaker and Aldo Civico, Rutgers University Professor of Anthropology and a Conflict Resolution expert. The IIP is designed to educate the next generation of peace-building leaders. UNESCO and the IIP formally joined forces in 2012.
OgilvyEntertainment is the award-winning branded entertainment arm of Ogilvy & Mather, specializing in dynamic storytelling to create content that is, at its core, a piece of standalone entertainment. OgilvyEntertainment uniquely leverages the flexibility to combine the global resources of an integrated marketing agency with the creative brainpower of an entertainment company.
Bright Future International
Bright Future International (BFI) is a charitable organization that helps underprivileged children around the world to achieve a better future by promoting values like compassion, self-esteem, kindness, hope and the desire to help others. BFI funds arts and educational enrichment programs through partnerships with local and international organizations.
The Make Good Group
The Make Good Group is a collaborative brand strategy and creative group that repositions brands into a better version of themselves through innovative programs and global marketing platforms that make good in world. The Los Angeles based group offers a unique team with wide and deep experience in entertainment, sports, energy, healthcare, non-profits, public policy, design, and technology. Make Good has produced award-winning work including Emmy Awards® for Live 8 and American Idol Gives Back. Learn more at: www.makegoodgroup.com
Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Founded in 1876, Ericsson works to ensure that communications technology is a force for good and lasting change, where mobility and broadband play an ever-increasing role in the transformation of people, business and society. By working in public-private partnerships, Ericsson brings its competence, solutions, and innovations to respond to global challenges, and to continue its commitment to Technology for Good.
In partnership with PeaceEarth, Ericsson will facilitate mobile connectivity and Internet access in South Sudan and Uganda, and support PeaceEarth through Connect To Learn, the global education initiative to bring a 21st century education to students around the world.
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), of which First Lady Michelle Obama is Honorary Chair, is an advisory committee to the White House on cultural issues. It works with federal agencies and the private sector to initiate and support key programs in the arts and the humanities, particularly in education. Members of PCAH include public figures and presidentially appointed private individuals. In May of 2011, PCAH released the first comprehensive federal report on arts education in over a decade, Re-Investing in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools.