Bay Area Retreat Series: September UP Seminar

Bay Area Retreat Series: September UP Seminar

On September 28th, we kicked off on our first weekend Unification Principles (UP) Seminar of the semester. The purpose of this retreat was to more deeply study and understand CARP’s founding principles and learn how to incorporate those into our life.

The UP Seminar was held at the Principled Academy in San Leandro, and a total of 17 participants came to engage in activities, discussions, and learning.

CARP Las Vegas’ Two Day Retreat introduces Student Speakers

CARP Las Vegas’ Two Day Retreat introduces Student Speakers

From September 20th to 21st, CARP Las Vegas held their first two day retreat for this semester. For the first time, instead of inviting a guest speaker, CARP members gave the presentations during the retreat. With Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon (Mother Moon), Founder of  CARP, placing a strong emphasis on the education of youth, CARP Las Vegas’s Director, Mr. Akira Watanabe, felt it was time for the students to practice becoming educators and to achieve a level of proficiency by the time they graduate.

Abbreviated News: UB Celebrates Peace with Music

Abbreviated News: UB Celebrates Peace with Music

On September 19th, 2019, CARP University of Bridgeport (UB) and Youth and Students for Peace (YSP) co-hosted an event, Sing for Peace, in the UB Student Center with 60 people in attendance. As a university with strong ties to the United Nations and 20 percent of the student body from over 80 different countries, Sing for Peace’s purpose was to promote worldwide harmony and peace with musical expression. 

Kicking Off the New School Year with Momentum!

Kicking Off the New School Year with Momentum!

To prepare for another semester of standing for the Principled Perspective on campuses, student leaders from around the country were invited to join “Momentum: Student Leader Training” retreat hosted by the National Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP).

This year, two Momentum retreats took place back-to-back on the East Coast (from August 4 to August 7 in Barrytown, NY) and the West Coast (from August 9 to August 11 in Los Angeles, CA). By providing two locations with different dates, we served over 100 participants with an experience that empowered leaders to feel confident and prepared for the semester. 

“This whole experience was amazing and it definitely created more momentum in preparation for the upcoming semester. I felt extremely supported through the process of creating a vision and learning about the curriculum” - Jinka Kawasaki, Sophomore, Cypress College

From the Office: Spring 2019 Interns share their experience

From the Office: Spring 2019 Interns share their experience

This past semester, CARP USA took on five interns as a way to expand the CARP Curriculum as well as provide hands-on experience for our students and alumni. We had three Curriculum development interns and two graphic design interns working with our staff and our educators to create new content and update the previous presentations. We asked them to share a bit about their experience. 

Abbreviated News: CARP and HARP Utah Kick Off the Summer with Retreat

Abbreviated News: CARP and HARP Utah Kick Off the Summer with Retreat

On June 15th and 16th, the CARP and HARP chapters in Salt Lake City, Utah hosted a two-day retreat focusing on the theme, One Family Under God.

The retreat included college, high school and middle school-aged participants with the local Utah Family Church at Deer Creek Reservoir. They enjoyed activities like boating, fishing and an evening devotional that helped them to reconnect with Heavenly Parent.

Abbreviated News: From the Midwest Retreat With Love

Abbreviated News: From the Midwest Retreat With Love

From May 17th to 19th, the Midwest CARP chapters held a retreat in Benton Harbor, Michigan, with the theme, “Leaving a Legacy of Love”. Nineteen participants came to join the retreat.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Robert Beebe, flew in from New Jersey to give three presentations from the CARP Curriculum: Education, Love and Sexuality, and Marriage and Family. From the presentations, participants deepened their understanding about the value and importance of families.

CARP Bay Area Shares about Healing in 'Peace Starts With Me' Event on Campus

CARP Bay Area Shares about Healing in 'Peace Starts With Me' Event on Campus

On Friday, May 3rd, CARP Bay Area held an on-campus event titled Peace Starts With Me gathering an audience of over 80 participants consisting of students, faculty, and community members from the Bay Area. The event was held at Chabot Community College, and the keynote was given by Dr. Sandra Lowen, LCSW, on “Reconciliation and Healing Our Communities.”

CARP NJIT talks Family in Change Starts With Me Event

CARP NJIT talks Family in Change Starts With Me Event

CARP NJIT hosted an event on April 26th to discuss how families are a school of love and investing into those relationships lead to overall fulfillment and success! Over 70 people attended the event including faculty, administration, and local community members.