Featured Projects

Camp Indigo

Week-long day camp for children ages 4-12, promoting a high level of respect for self and others, increased confidence while acting as a space for healing and personal growth.

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California Global Youth Peace Summit

The 2nd Annual California Global Youth Peace Summit will take place July 21st-27th, 2014 in Foresthill, CA.

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Austin Global Youth Peace Summit

The Summit unites youth from around the world for a week-long experience devoted to healing the wounds of war and violence, catalyzing compassionate service and peaceful leadership.

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Youth Leaders: Compassion In Action

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One Village Project

Since its inception in 2007, the One Village Project has seen 252 immigrant, immigrant, at-risk, local and refugee youth from 29 different countries unite as Peace Leaders in service to communities in need. With the help of 350 inspired volunteers, these youth leaders have impacted 1000+ people both here in Austin and abroad. The following community service projects were led by our youth leaders:

  • Fed and clothed 150+ people at Austin Resource Center for the Homeless.
  • Partnered with the Lower Colorado River Authority and Keep Austin Beautiful to clean up Town Lake.
  • Spent time comforting patients at South Austin Care and Rehabilitation Center
  • Cleaned up Bouldin Creek and the greenbelt in partnership with the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association and Austin Parks Foundation.
  • Held a peace rally in honor of The International Day of Peace.
  • Sent Video Love Letters to One Village members who were in the midst of war in Nigeria.
  • Harvested food for the homeless in partnership with Urban Roots.
  • Created care packages for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
  • Painted a mural at Casa Marinella, a shelter for immigrants in Austin as well as Austin Children’s Shelter.
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Upcoming Event

What: Last Camp Indigo Volunteer Orientation
When: April 17th, 6pm-7pm
Where: Amala Foundation – 1006 S. 8th Street, Austin, TX 78704

Join us for our last Camp Indigo Volunteer Orientation on April 17th at the Amala Foundation, 6pm-7pm. All are welcome.
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Latest News

This past August, 18 youth and 9 volunteers from the One Village Music Project partnered with Fuel our Fire which was created by musician Phoebe Hunt to offer young musicians from all over the world an opportunity to showcase their talents and collaborate in a professional environment.

Our hope was that through the [...]

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