Seven Billion What?
Simply put, 7 Billion One's vision is to change the world - through people and their stories. As an ongoing movement we exist to document and share stories to connect and empower people.
So 7 Billion What? Seven billion one-of-a-kind creations call this planet home -- each of these "ones" being important, with a story that counts. Yet, the sad truth is that as humans, as the "ones", we easily can get lost in the bigness of the world -- the seven billion people. Humans lose sight that we each matter and have a unique, compelling, and inspiring story that needs to be told AND shared with the world.
Why is it important that we tell and share stories of the "ones"? Because people stories heal, change and empower other humans (including the storyteller). Through the transformation power of stories, the "ones" can then positively impact the "billions" - people will be enabled to more freely live life and fulfill their innate purposes to make this world a better place to live.
To accomplish our vision, the movement is fully dedicated to using the art of photography, motion films, and written word to present people's unique stories in an artful, impacting form, so that human transformation occurs exponentially. Our story movement reaches the masses via sharing and connecting people through the enormous power of the world wide web - our dedicated 7 Billion Ones website and social media. In addition, 7 Billion Ones sponsors and presents a variety of humanitarian, outreach events to bring change face-to-face within communities - locally, nationally and internationally.
Furthermore, we realize 7 Billion Ones cannot change the world alone. Therefore, a crucial component of the movement is partner with other non-profit and humanitarian organizations to tell their unique stories, including the special people they are serving. Through these humanitarian partnerships, we aim to proactively assist these game-changers to more powerfully and effectively connect with their audience and present their mission -- help them to build a stronger network of advocates and ultimately elicit positive change within the world.