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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Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign is dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities.



Our 21st Forgiveness Day will be on October 7th 2017 at 7pm

Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church - 410 Sycamore Ave - Mill Valley, CA 94941

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Forgiveness Alliance 2017 News

2017 Forgiveness Day Heroes and Champions

Her Murder Stirred A Nation, Inspired A President and Moved Her Parents to Forgive!

Her Murder Stirred A Nation, Inspired A President and Moved Her Parents to Forgive! Amy Biehl was a woman who dedicated her life to service and giving voice to the voiceless. She was 26-years old and working on her dream of helping to end Apartheid in South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar attending the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa when she met her violent death. On August 25, 1993, while driving a friend home on a road outside Cape Town, a mob of angry anti-Apartheid black youth pulled her from her car to stab and stone her to death. [ read more ]

She Died "Fighting For What She Believed In." Her Father Forgave Her Killer!

Heather Heyer was 32 years old when a car driven by a white nationalist plowed into a crowd of counter protesters gathered to oppose a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups in Charlottesville, VA. Heather was killed and 19 others were injured. In an interview, her father, Mark Heyer, said that his daughter had strong convictions and was passionate about helping people. "She died trying to bring about that purpose. She was always passionate about the beliefs she held. She had a bigger backbone than I did,"[ read more ]

Lester Chambers of Chambers Brothers to Get Forgiveness Award

Lester Chambers, lead singer of the Chamber Brothers, whose hit song "Time Has Come Today" has been replayed in movies, TV and commercials, was assaulted on-stage by a woman at the 2013 Russell City Hayward Blues Festival. He was assaulted after he asked the audience to pray and dedicated the "People Get Ready" to the Trayvon Martin family, whose was killed in Florida by a neighborhood watch enforcer. "[ read more ]

Ed Dudkowski, a videographer, producer, director, editor and narrator, also will be honored posthumously as a Champion of Forgiveness

Ed Dudkowski, a videographer, producer, director, editor and narrator, will be posthumously honored as a Champion of Forgiveness. Unfortunately, Ed passed away on Tuesday, September 26. He was responsible for organizing and directing the crews and equipment for creating unforgettable video images of the many events of the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance over the years. He has produced and directed the video production of every Forgiveness Day event since the very first International Forgiveness Day event in 1996. Ed was truly a Champion at bringing the awareness of forgiveness to the world.[ read more ]

Rev Andrew Bozeman Final Appearance as Host

This Will Be Rev Andrew Bozeman's Final Appearance After 10 years as a fixture in the work of the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance and perennial host of the Forgiveness Day Awards Ceremony, Andrew Bozeman is moving across the country to his family compound in Copehagen NY. There he will continue his spiritual practice and forgiveness teaching in a new region. So, this 21st Annual Forgiveness Day Awards Ceremony will be his final appearance as our host. His presence will be missed. Please join us in bidding farewell to Andrew.



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