Education, Inspiration, and Engagement

The Foundation seeks to educate and inspire high school and university students to explore the value and the threats to freedom of speech, the role journalists have played throughout centuries of alerting the world to human rights issues and profound suffering as well as the beauty found in cultures.

  • Educate the public regarding the silent crises of hostage taking and threats to press freedom
  • Educate journalism students on the dangers of conflict journalism
  • Engage young people and the broader community in dialogues about democracy, freedom of speech and moral courage to live a life of values
  • Inspire youth through Jim’s role model