Religious Youth Service, Day 1
Washington D.C. – The Religious Youth Service (RYS), a project of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), kicked off in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Participants had the opportunity to visit historical sites, such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. In the evening, they gathered at the UPF Peace Embassy where they received a presentation by Dr. Antonio Betancourt, UPF Director of Peace and Security. The day concluded with heartfelt reflections from all participants.