UPF Pittsburgh Hosts First American Leadership Forum

Knoxville, PA – The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) USA in Pittsburgh PA hosted the first American Leadership Forum at the Knoxville Public Library on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 9 AM – 12 PM in cooperation with the UPF-Pennsylvania, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Pittsburgh , and Women’s Federation for World Peace – Pittsburgh. Around 20 guests attended the event and were very much engaged during the roundtable discussions.

Allegheny County Councilman Tom Baker, Republican Committee Chairman Bob Hillen, Carolyne Krachkowski former President of Carrick Community Council and LaToya Williams an Independent Educator, shared their insights on the theme of the forum and were later appointed as Ambassadors for Peace for their service to the community.

The group explored Godism and the importance of good character for leadership in the family, community, and nation through discussion based on readings from the American Leadership Conference Sourcebook. Special thanks to the Lipowcan and Baldwin families for their initiative, hard work, and sincere determination to discover together with their community a new paradigm to address critical challenges. 

Mr. Hans Moyer traveled more than 5 hours in the middle of the rain to support this very successful event. Special thanks to the Lipowcan and Baldwin families for their initiative, all their hard work and sincere determination to make this program possible.


Contributed by: Hans Moyer, Executive Director, UPF PA

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