Outreach & education partners

Mission partners

 RISKING LIGHT's fiscal sponsor for our Seed&Spark campaign, Charter for Compassion, provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide.  Aware that our world is deeply troubled and polarized and committed to make the world a better place, this organization works to establish and sustain cultures of compassion locally and globally through diverse initiatives—education, cities, business, religious and spiritual communities, and the arts.

RISKING LIGHT's fiscal sponsor for our Seed&Spark campaign, Charter for Compassion, provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide.

Aware that our world is deeply troubled and polarized and committed to make the world a better place, this organization works to establish and sustain cultures of compassion locally and globally through diverse initiatives—education, cities, business, religious and spiritual communities, and the arts.

 
 The Forgiveness Project, RISKING LIGHT's Education Partner, is an award-winning, secular organization that collects and shares real stories of forgiveness to build understanding, encourage reflection, and give people the opportunity to move forward from trauma and conflict.     The organization's exhibitions, events, and programs use narrative learning techniques to present alternatives to cycles of conflict, violence, crime and injustice.

The Forgiveness Project, RISKING LIGHT's Education Partner, is an award-winning, secular organization that collects and shares real stories of forgiveness to build understanding, encourage reflection, and give people the opportunity to move forward from trauma and conflict.

 

The organization's exhibitions, events, and programs use narrative learning techniques to present alternatives to cycles of conflict, violence, crime and injustice.

 

Additional Resources

The Midwest Institute for Forgiveness Training 

A community of independent practitioners who live, coach, and teach the model and the methods of Unconditional Forgiveness. Our Institute is an intentional learning community dedicated to upholding the integrity of this valuable body of work, and we support each other to offer it to the public in a variety of ways. This training institute is not formally incorporated; it is a world service project that is organized within the larger life works of Mary Hayes Grieco, of Minneapolis, MN.

 
 Founded by RISKING LIGHT storyteller Mary Johnson-Roy, shortly before she came to forgive Oshea Israel, this organization is dedicated to ending violence through healing and reconciliation between families of victims and those who have caused harm.     From Death to Life offers support groups empowering parents to come to terms with the impact of homicide through emotional, spiritual, mental, and physical healing.

Founded by RISKING LIGHT storyteller Mary Johnson-Roy, shortly before she came to forgive Oshea Israel, this organization is dedicated to ending violence through healing and reconciliation between families of victims and those who have caused harm.

 

From Death to Life offers support groups empowering parents to come to terms with the impact of homicide through emotional, spiritual, mental, and physical healing.

 
 Founded by RISKING LIGHT storyteller, Kilong Ung, the Golden Leaf Education Foundation (GLEF) empowers humanity by enhancing educational opportunities internationally, in memory of genocide victims and in honor of survivors.     GLEF leverages Cambodia’s history of genocide to foster “Building the Foundations for Peace” through renovating existing schools, building new schools, and providing educational supports such as school supplies, supplements to teacher salaries and providing student uniforms.

Founded by RISKING LIGHT storyteller, Kilong Ung, the Golden Leaf Education Foundation (GLEF) empowers humanity by enhancing educational opportunities internationally, in memory of genocide victims and in honor of survivors.

 

GLEF leverages Cambodia’s history of genocide to foster “Building the Foundations for Peace” through renovating existing schools, building new schools, and providing educational supports such as school supplies, supplements to teacher salaries and providing student uniforms.

 

ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

 Risking Light is the soundtrack to the widely acclaimed award-wining documentary about forgiveness by Emmy award wining filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson. Risking light tells a story of forgiveness, this soundtrack is a mediation on it, written and performed by American composer Chris Strouth, of the Group Paris1919, gives a minimal drone background, haunting and beautiful, lingering with secrets and mystery one that reminds us that forgiveness is not a simple task. A dark ambient soundscape using choirs and drones, creating a music that seems familiar and foreign at the same time. Its world music for a country that doesn’t exist.

Risking Light is the soundtrack to the widely acclaimed award-wining documentary about forgiveness by Emmy award wining filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson. Risking light tells a story of forgiveness, this soundtrack is a mediation on it, written and performed by American composer Chris Strouth, of the Group Paris1919, gives a minimal drone background, haunting and beautiful, lingering with secrets and mystery one that reminds us that forgiveness is not a simple task. A dark ambient soundscape using choirs and drones, creating a music that seems familiar and foreign at the same time. Its world music for a country that doesn’t exist.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Paris1919 is the group of Chris Strouth an American; Minneapolis based musician, producer, writer and filmmaker, perhaps best known for his large-scale immersive works. Paris is normally a group effort, this score is by Strouth alone, performed with a bevy of instruments ranging from synthesizers, broken guitars, cell phones and a large choir.  More info: http://paris1919.com