Rick Ulfik is the Founder of We, The World and the WE Campaign at WE.net. We, The World is an international coalition-building organization whose Mission is to maximize social change globally – until we have a world that works for all. To fulfill this missionÂ We, The World creates and promotes Programs, Platforms and Campaigns that unite and amplify the efforts of changemakers working for the Common Good.
Rick is the Co-Creator of the annual 11 Days of Global Unity – 11 Ways to Change the World September 11th throughÂ September 21st, the International Day of Peace. In 2004, We, The World brought together global partners to launch 11 Days of Global Unity, which has become a worldwide platform for the promotion of peace, justice, sustainabilityÂ and transformation that annually includes as many as 700 associated events in over 60 countries. Supporters and participants include: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Bill McKibben, Marianne Williamson, Ralph Nader, Amy Goodman, Daniel Ellsberg, Hazel Henderson, Patch Adams, Eve Ensler, Arun Gandhi, Riane Eisler, Robert Thurman, Barbara Marx Hubbard and many others.
Rick is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle, a project of the Source of Synergy Foundation.
Rick has worked with Nonviolent Communication (NVC) since 2004 and has been an NVC workshop facilitator with the New York Center for Nonviolent Communication. He has participated in many workshops led by internationally acclaimed mediator and creator of NVC Marshall Rosenberg who joined the Advisory Board of We, The World.
Rick Ulfik is also an award-winning composer and keyboard player who has written, arranged, produced and orchestrated music for ABC TV, NBC, CBS, the Olympics, feature films, commercials, records, and has performed with Queen Latifah, Phoebe Snow, Carlos Santana, Bernadette Peters, and Judy Collins.
Rick serves every year as an Emmy Awards Judge for News, Documentaries, and Music.