Forgiveness Day Event

Oct 7, 2017
Starts @ 7pm PST
Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church - 410 Sycamore Ave - Mill Valley, CA 94941 Register for Event

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Forgiveness Alliance 2016 News

2016 Forgiveness Day Heroes and Champions

Desmond Tutu to Be Presented Champion of Forgiveness Award

Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be honored as a Champion of Forgiveness by the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance and be presented to Desmond Tutu on October 7 in South Africa. A video of the presentation will be viewed at the Forgiveness Day celebration on Friday October 7, 2016 at the Mill Valley Community Center. October 7th is also Tutu’s 85th birthday.[ read more ]

Nelson Mandela Gets Posthumous Champion of Forgiveness Award

In 1990, Nelson Mandela was given his freedom after serving 27 years in prison for leading protests against the apartheid government of South Africa. Four years later, he was elected President of South Africa. He kept his country from slipping into a bloody war of revenge and retribution by Mandela emphasizing forgiveness and reconciliation between the country’s racial groups. He created the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and appointed as its head, his friend, Bishop Desmond Tutu, to investigate past human rights abuses. He is held in deep respect within South Africa, where he is often referred to by his Xhosa clan name, Madiba, or as Tata (“Father”), and described as the “Father of the Nation.” Nelson Mandela died in 1999.[ read more ]

Eileen Barker to Receive Champion of Forgiveness Award

Eileen Barker, a San Francisco Bay Area attorney, has added a new twist to the practice of law forgiveness.

Eileen is a practicing mediator attorney who specializes in the contentious world of mediation. She has learned through experience that even when a settlement is reached, there can still be resentment and mistrust between the parties involved. So, Eileen now takes the process one step further. She coaches her clients to integrate emotional healing and forgiveness in the conflict resolution process.[ read more ]

He Teaches Forgiveness and 18 Million People Agree With Him

Rev. Dada J.P. Vaswani to Receive Champion of Forgiveness Award

"Forgiveness creates peace in the mind, which in turn ensures a wellbalanced body." Those are the words of Rev. Dada J.P. Vaswani spiritual leader of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission in India. He is the creator of the Moment of Calm which attracted over 18 million people to join his Wave of Forgiveness around the world. For his influential work in promoting global forgiveness, Dada Vaswani will be honored as a Champion of Forgiveness by the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance. The award will be presented on Forgiveness Day, Friday October 7, 2016 at the Mill Valley Community Center from 7:00 9:00 PM on Friday October 7, 2016. [ read more ]

Physician Heals with Power of Love and Forgiveness. Dr. Leonard Laskow to Receive Champion of Forgiveness Award

For his innovative work in the field of forgiveness, Dr. Leonard Laskow will be honored as a Champion of Forgiveness by the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance.

Leonard Laskow is a Stanford trained physician, who has studied the healing power of love for the past 33 years. He created the process known Holoenergetic Healing, the basis of the breakthrough book, Healing with Love.[ read more ]

Instead of Revenge, He Works for Peace and Forgiveness "Uncle Bobby" to Receive Hero of Forgiveness Award

When the young African American, Oscar Grant, was shot and killed while handcuffed by a police officer, his uncle, Cephus "Uncle Bobby" Johnson, went through an emotional roller coaster, He felt rage, pain, shock, grief and revenge, but most all the need to do something. That need led him to become a much beloved presence and invaluable resource for families suffering from police violence around the globe.

For his vital work in bringing peace and forgiveness to traumatic and tragic situations involving police violence, Cephus Johnson will be honored as a Hero of Forgiveness by the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance. [ read more ]



We are excited as our name World Wide Forgiveness Alliance becomes our mission. This year people all over the world will be synchronized in our celebration of Forgiveness Day.We have made some amazing global allies with the most recent being an organization called: The Moment of Calm

On the 2nd of August 2015 The Moment of Calm are asking that you take a moment to forgive. Last year 1.7 Million people took that moment. So on the 2nd Of August at 2 pm wherever you are you are invited to take 2 minutes to Forgive someone!

This year on Forgiveness Day a wave of Forgiveness will roll over the planet! More then 2 million people practicing Forgiveness! As the earth turns!

The Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to evoke the healing spirit of Forgiveness worldwide.

We declare that "Forgiveness Is the Greatest Healer of Them All" and that "Without Forgiveness There Is No Future".

Mission Statement

The Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance is a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-deductible organization whose mission is to evoke the healing spirit of Forgiveness worldwide. We declare that Forgiveness Is the Greatest Healer of Them All (1) and that Without Forgiveness There Is No Future(2)
To accomplish this far-reaching mission we have set the following goals:
  • To establish an International Forgiveness Day in every village and hamlet across the world by the year 2025.
  • To bring the curative powers of forgiveness to the elderly, to youth, to chemically dependent and/or abused women, men and children through classes, workshops and seminars.
  • To promote the practice of forgiveness as a Life Skill and to develop curriculum, classes and workshops for children, youth and adults of all ages.
  • To develop training programs to certify counselors as Forgiveness Life Skill Teachers.
  • To create forgiveness workshops and seminars in corporations to effectuate breakthroughs and help increase net profits. The benefits of forgiveness training breakthroughs make possible more creative, stress-free and happy job relationships which can increase net profits.
  • To promote and publicize the research findings that Forgiveness creates better health, abundance and ease, more joy, greater optimism and hope and lessens depression, stress, illness, disease. Forgiveness also opens one to more lasting, happy, supportive relationships.
  • To help develop and conduct further research to quantify and codify the powerful effects of the applied practice of forgiveness in a multiplicity of settings.
  • To create entertainment/learning events (Forgiveness Film Festivals, Forgiveness Concerts, etc) in communities around the world.
1 Dr. Gerald Jampolsky
2 Archbishop Desmond Tutu