On Dec 24, 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts became the first human beings to see the Earth from the Moon. This iconic "Earthrise" photograph, accompanied by a TV Broadcast watched by a billion people on the planet, helped heal a fractured world and inspired an entire generation.

On Dec 24, 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts became the first human beings to see the Earth from the Moon. This iconic "Earthrise" photograph, accompanied by a TV Broadcast watched by a billion people on the planet, helped heal a fractured world and inspired an entire generation.

It is time to draw on the Earthrise perspective again.

It is time to draw on the Earthrise perspective again.


Do you still believe we can do seemingly impossible things?

Troubling trends continue and converge: human impact on climate change continues to intensify, the world bank estimates massive displacement in the developing world over the coming years; 40-60% of U.S. jobs will be disrupted by automation within a decade; Rising income inequality--median African American household wealth is projected to be at 0 by 2053.

These challenges disproportionately impact the most vulnerable: women, people of color, and marginalized communities.

The Earthrise 50 Invitation: Mobilizing leaders to reimagine sustainable place-based economies that operate on a restorative model of inclusion, innovation and resilience.

The Earthrise 50 Invitation: Mobilizing leaders to reimagine sustainable place-based economies that operate on a restorative model of inclusion, innovation and resilience.

Join the wave that is fueling EarthRISE50!

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Host an EarthRISE50 Dinner


In Your Town

Register to host an EarthRISE50 dinner, gathering friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues to reflect on the campaign’s vision and core values celebrating profound collaboration, long-term thinking, and an awakening to our interdependence. Download our toolkit to learn more. Post your images to social media with the hashtag #EarthRISE50 #PurposeAtWork

EarthRISE50 is part of a global movement to celebrate our shared home, planet Earth, as we build inclusive, sustainable communities.

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