In May, Patrick traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal on a humanitarian project supported by the United Nations NGO, Children of the Earth, the Hindu American Foundation, The Patrick McCollum Foundation, with additional support by the Pagan Alliance of Berkeley, CA. This project led support to a series of schools and an educational program for under privileged youth in Katmandu, and in the village of Halambu, and in other outlaying regions of Nepal.Together with other Children of the Earth board members, Patrick helped planned an educational conference for about 200 Nepalese teachers, some of whom traveled by foot many miles to come to the conference in Kathmandu. Patrick also participated as a speaker and dialogue facilitator.
In addition, also had the honor of meeting with interfaith leaders from Nepal, to discuss ways we can work together to form alliances toward the advancement of religious pluralism, the acceptance of diversity, planatary sustainability, and world peace. Read the blog here.
October 17, 2010 Patrick at the World Forum of Spiritual Culture. MCCollum addressed the Kazakhstan Parliment, and people from all over the world about the importance of nature, the interconnectedness of all life on earth, and the importance of diverse spiritual points of view working together to stop the destruction of the earth and her resources. He also gave input into the development of the Noosphere Ethical Ecological Constitution for Mankind. Read more here.
Sept. 12, 2011Interfaith Event -Young Leaders on the World Stage: Cultivating Spirituality and Building a global Community. Saint Mary's College of California.
Awakened World 2012- See video above and to the right