I'm from Chicago, Illinois and growing up in a church oriented environment taught me early on to appreciate the value of human life. These lessons I have carried with me all my life. As a young teenager anytime I saw a homeless person I was compelled to help them. Sometimes, I would offer to buy them dinner so we could talk and I could begin understand what they were going through.
In college my first opportunity with organizing happened by working with the ACLU. Now, I am a Founder of Freedom First International and a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference the organization that was started by Dr. Martin Luther King. After reading a story about Emmanuel Rohm the person who dismantled the Egyptian government using facebook, I decided to use causes to start a campaign to train Civil Rights Workers across America.
I want to educate a new global network of allied individuals and organizations working collectively using the philosophy and methods of nonviolence to create the Beloved Community that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other envisioned. -
We must send a clear direct message to the nation that we’re not going to sit back and let innocent children be killed or people mistreated and not say anything about it. So, the people involved who will come out to support this cause: are white, black, brown, and they are tired of the growing senseless community violence we see everyday.
God-given Human Rights, must be at the forefront of our national and international agenda.
If you would like to join us or learn more about Freedom First International, and take part in the campaign, please join me - www.gregglgreer.com or freedomfirstinternational.net
you may email me at greeralivetoday.com
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