Meridian University partners with other organizations when there is both mission alignment and synergy. Below you will find a selection of these partnerships. The website links are provided for your further inquiry into these organizations.
The Bali Institute for Global Renewal - The first world learning center that engages multicultural leadership and facilitation training, deep dialogue, indigenous wisdom, global consciousness, intergenerational activism and other action-oriented skills and training that empowers individuals, groups and organizations in their quest to make a difference in the world. BIGR includes a consortium of international organizations, corporations, NGOs, universities, thought leaders and consultants who are invested in advancing new forms of leadership training, intergenerational collaboration, nonviolent conflict resolution and social activism as part of a worldview that promotes a sustainable, humane and culturally-diverse life for all.
Rites of Passage, Inc. - For over 30 years Rites of Passage has been guiding people on vision quests, retreats, and training programs to mark life transitions and to help discover their unique gifts, potentials, and purpose. Rites of Passage is partnering with Meridian University in our mutual work in transformative education and cultural leadership. ROP, a non-profit organization, is an approved continuing education provider for MFT's and LCSW's by the California BBS (PCE #3016).
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Jean Houston Foundation- An independent non-profit leadership training organization that designs and delivers innovative and catalytic leadership training globally. The Foundation is a world leader in developing untapped human capacities and assists in creating positive change at the local and global level, working together with the United Nations, the Institute of Cultural Affairs, and other organizations including Meridian University. Dr. Houston is a contributing faculty member of Meridian University.
International Futures Forum - IFF is a non-profit organization established to support a transformative response to complex and confounding challenges and to restore the capacity for effective action in today’s powerful times. At the heart of IFF is a deeply informed inter-disciplinary and international network of individuals from a range of backgrounds covering a wide range of diverse perspectives, countries and disciplines. Meridian University is proud to be part of this network, standing in solidarity with IFF’s innovative approach.
Common Bond Institute- CBI is a U.S. based Non-Governmental Organization that grew out of one of the first Soviet-American non-government human service exchanges initiated in 1982. CBI organizes and sponsors conflict transformation conferences, professional training programs, and relief efforts internationally and actively provides networking and coordination support to assist newly emerging human service and civil society organizations in developing countries. Since 2006, Meridian University has co-sponsored CBI’s annual conference, “Engaging the Other: The Power of Compassion." Meridian’s own Center for Social Healing and Cultural Praxis can be viewed by clicking here.
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