Indonesia: Youth Leadership Workshops
By Alfred Forno, UPF Indonesia
21-Day and 40-Day Workshops
These 21-day and 40-day workshops focused on deepening the participants’ understanding about True Parents Words on the Divine Principle, True Parents life and mission, as well as Unification Tradition established by True Parents. During this training period, together with CARP members participants took part in fundraising, witnessing, 1-Day Workshop at our headquarters and in school programs, as well as other programs conducted by Jakarta headquarters.
Participant reflections were heartfelt and expressed their desire to work for the sake of fulfilling God and True Parents’ desire in becoming ideal individuals, building an ideal family, nation, and ideal world. Several participants determined to further their training to the next level such as Asian Leadership Training, etc.
UPF Jakarta headquarters, centering on CARP members, provides free English tuition for students of elementary and middle school living in the neighborhood. Within a three-month period, the number of the English class attendees has increased to about 40 children on average.
In the effort of building relationships with their parents, UPF Jakarta headquarters invited the parents and organized this gathering at the local community hall where children performed their talents in front of their parents. National Leader, Mr. Alfred Forno, gave welcome remarks and a UPF Introductory Lecture, while Mr. David McLackland taught True Parents vision for the need of building ideal families. CARP Members offered a special performance to the audience. Of the 56 participants, 33 were children and 23 were parents; they were happy and gave a positive response to the programs conducted by UPF.