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Reason for Hope, chatting with Jane Goodall

moment of the week 

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Today I write not about art, but certainly about divine inspiration.

Do you remember that lady that lived with chimpanzees, back in the ’60’s?
I feel humbled and blessed to have been able to spend an evening with her, one of my
all-time heroines, a woman that I wanted to be when I was a young girl. A woman who changed the world… and is still doing so today.  Jane’s life story and mission have special appeal for young people. They respond not only to her passion for and curiosity about animals, but to her courage and steadfast hope for a better world.
A hope that I also have and hold.

Reaching out to young people is a high priority for Jane, and conservation education is a critical part of her work. As she says: leaders of tomorrow are created through her global youth program. Jane Goodall’s 
Roots & Shoots nurtures values of civic responsibility, environmental stewardship, and peace.
I want to help Jane reach young children in the Netherlands and ALL over the world. All children can join and partake in this global movement and start to make the world a better place. As can we all!

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