Idealists of the World Happenings

Take a look at what Idealists around the world are up to.

January 10, 2019

Idealist Day Planning Meeting in NYC

On January 9, 2019, volunteers from our Idealists of New York City group met to share their ideas and begin coordinating future Idealist Days in the New York City area, starting with 2/2. We were all left feeling inspired, motivated and ready to spring forward! If you are in the New York City area and …

December 30, 2018

#IdealistResolution 2019

Hello! As this year draws to a close, and a new one is about to start, what would your “Idealist Resolution” be for 2019? What’s one thing (or more) that you’d like to do to make your corner of the world a bit better? See the facebook post

December 16, 2018

Idealists in the Philippines Get Together

We have a lot to thank the Lord for. Idealists of the Philippines is a young group, but we’re proud to have touched other people’s lives through our outreach projects. THANK YOU Idealist. Idealists of the World members, we thank you for the inspiration! The shared passion for freedom, dignity, equality and generosity makes us feel relevant …

December 13, 2018

Idealist Day 12/12 in Cameroon

Happy Idealist day 12/12 to all! The Idealists of Cameroon are here with internally displaced children, orphans and rural children. It wasn’t easy for us to go to Bamengui village, but we did. It was a very colorful event with many activities such as the distribution of food, balloons, candies, vitamins, and medicine to children. …

December 12, 2018

Idealists of NYC Meeting on 12/12

Motivated, inspired, hopeful, creative, happy, collaborative, and more. At the end of tonight’s meeting, these were the words people used. I am certainly looking forward to working with all these amazing people. If you weren’t able to make it, we will share more information here soon. And do join us next time on 1/9/19. See …

December 8, 2018

Idealists in New Jersey Connect and Share

I feel like the luckiest person in the world because I met these wonderful, generous, kind-hearted people and my life is so much richer for it! Today Janine, R., Delia, V., Mary and I met for crepes and conversation! We stuffed gift bags of gloves or socks and hand and toe warmers and were able to donate 80 …

December 4, 2018

Cartoon by José María Nieto

Thinking about this group, Idealists of the World, and about what we can do together this coming year, we were just reminded of this great drawing by the Spanish cartoonist José María Nieto:

“I don’t see any reason to be optimistic. What do you think the new year will bring us?”

“I believe it will bring flowers.”

“Really? Why?”

“Because I am planting flowers.”

December 4, 2018

The Basics

We’ve been working on a presentation to show how much we’ve accomplished this year, and to invite more people to join us in this journey. It’s nice that we’ve gotten to a point where much of our vision can be summarized in just one slide: what we all believe; a symbol to represent that; and …

November 12, 2018

Sharing Books on Idealist Day 11/11

Hi, there! I hope you all had a nice 11/11. This was our action for this Idealist Day: In my district, there is a Street Free Library where people bring and take books. I reviewed my own library, gathered over 60 volumes, and put them on mine and my husband’s bikes. We went to the Street …

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