Peace Starts With Me Goes Virtual

FFWPU USA Juneteenth press release 19 June 2020.

Press release – FFWPU USA


NEW YORK, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The world renowned Peace Starts with Me Rally is going virtual August 1st, 2020. The rally experience is coming to you online, with all the excitement and grandeur of a stadium show. Join us on August 1st at 6:00 p.m. EST for “Peace Starts with Me Virtual Rally: The Reconciliation of All People”.

Peace can’t wait! Reconciliation of all people is possible if we love God and look out for one another, especially during these challenging times. Black health matters, and every one of us has the capacity to affect positive change in our community.

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FFWPU USA: On Juneteenth A Call to Come Together Because Peace Starts With Me

FFWPU USA Juneteenth press release 19 June 2020.

NEW YORK CITY, June 19, 2020 – On this important day of Juneteenth, we should honor this historic occasion by coming together. We at Family Federation for World Peace and Unification believe that we are all the family of God. The ongoing protests that have sparked as a result of the injustices against Rayshard Brooks, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Christian Cooper, George Floyd and countless others, are a reflection of the grief that our black brothers and sisters have carried as a result of the racial discrimination that has stained our American history. This ungodly hubris has made it impossible to find lasting peace, and weakened our capacity to lead the world as One Nation Under God. 

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Letter from the FFWPU USA President: Response to the death of George Floyd

June 3, 2020

Dear Family Members,

Let us pray.

We are aware that there are many people hurting right now, tuning in to the heartbreaking social unrest around the country as a result of Mr. George Floyd’s inhumane death. It stirs up a lot of emotion and concern over our country. We pray for George and his family, and we also recognize that this senseless loss of life is a symbol of something even more fractious that still affects too many Americans today.

True Parents have spoken clearly about the sin of slavery and racism in America. It has caused untold anguish in the hearts of millions, and has hindered the work God is trying to accomplish. I am sure most of our family members might find it hard to relate to such evil because we don’t hold such thoughts within our own hearts, but we may find ourselves guilty of not recognizing that it is still afflicting so many of our dear brothers and sisters across this country. Underneath the explosion of protests we see, lies the pent up resentment from being mistreated and feeling unloved for too long. Even for those who feel it has nothing to do with them, it is heavenly if we find repentance stirring in our own hearts, because it is our brothers and sisters who are hurting.

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