Be a disruptor for peace: 4 ways to generate peaceful change

By Rebecca Crall, Areas of Focus Manager, Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention In a recent conversation with a group of professional peacebuilders, one of my colleagues (and a new Rotary member) surprised me when he referred to Rotary as a “disruptor for peace.” A disruptor for peace? That was something new and unexpected. Disruption signals significant, … More Be a disruptor for peace: 4 ways to generate peaceful change

What I Gain from Ashoka and Rotary, and How We Can Work Together

By Lynn Price, Ashoka Fellow and member of the Rotary Club of Denver Southeast Growing up in foster care, I held the label of foster kid destined to failure. To make matters worse, my older sister and I lived in different homes. Brothers and sisters fight, argue, and tease. Yet, they are the first to … More What I Gain from Ashoka and Rotary, and How We Can Work Together

Vocational Service: nurturing more responsible, sustainable, prosperous communities

By Ellina Kushnir, Service and Engagement Manager at Rotary International   Vocational service, embedded in our history and guiding our future, is the foundational cornerstone of Rotary. As Rotarians and Rotaractors, we hold a dual responsibility: represent our occupations within our club and exemplify the ideals of Rotary in our professional work and workplaces. Vocational service … More Vocational Service: nurturing more responsible, sustainable, prosperous communities

Ethical dilemma discussion: What would you do?

Vocational Service calls on every Rotary member to exemplify high ethical standards in business and in their communities. If you find yourself in an ethical dilemma, we encourage you to use The Four-Way Test to determine the best solution. You’re the incoming community service chair for your club and will be serving in this role … More Ethical dilemma discussion: What would you do?

Rotary + Academia: Growing Win-Win-Win Opportunities

Learn how local universities and Rotary clubs can be valuable partners in service By Elaine Hernandez, Ph.D. & Luis R. Torres-Hostos, Ph.D., members of Mission Rotary Club, Texas, USA In our quest to understand the critical needs of our communities and to identify actions that our club can take in response to these needs, the … More Rotary + Academia: Growing Win-Win-Win Opportunities

The Rotary Action Group for Addiction and Prevention can help your club fight drug abuse and addiction in your community

By Rotary Action Group for Addiction Prevention Do you have a drug addiction problem in your community? The Rotary Action Group for Addiction Prevention (RAG-AP) can help. We are a group of Rotary-affiliated specialists who help clubs and districts develop community action plans for the prevention of addiction and illicit drug use. This global problem … More The Rotary Action Group for Addiction and Prevention can help your club fight drug abuse and addiction in your community

Rotary International-Peace Corps Week highlights ways this partnership promotes peace around the world

By Rotarian Wick Rowland, Ph.D., Niwot Rotary Club (Colorado, USA), Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, and board member of Partnering for Peace. The second annual Rotary International – Peace Corps Week, which took place 19-23 September 2022, explored a range of issues in peacebuilding, from high-level institutional challenges to the detailed workings of several projects on … More Rotary International-Peace Corps Week highlights ways this partnership promotes peace around the world

Lessons learned in Rotary’s fight against malaria in Zambia

By Axel von Bierbrauer, The Rotary Foundation Cadre Technical Adviser, and member of the Rotary Club Neunkirchen/Saar, Germany Najuma (29) lives with her three-year-old daughter Alika and two other children in a small home in a village near Mpika, in Zambia’s northeastern Muchinga province, 650 km from the capital Lusaka. The rural province is one … More Lessons learned in Rotary’s fight against malaria in Zambia

Bringing Free Preventive Healthcare To All 

By Rotary Action Group for Family Health and AIDS Prevention The Rotary Action Group for Family Health & AIDS Prevention (RFHA) is a Rotary International-recognized action group that mobilizes and guides Rotary members to take on sustainable projects to promote healthy families and communities around the globe. RFHA creates and implements large scale community development … More Bringing Free Preventive Healthcare To All