Putting Landmark Ideas and Distinctions to Work in Distance Running When it comes to chasing dreams, Darren DeMatoff has his running shoes ready to go. A Chicago businessperson and Landmark graduate, Darren has run 20 marathons worldwide, including 13 […]
Seeing is Believing
A recent project both funded a key program for low vision kids and brought a special gift to many of them.
Special Spectators Creator Named CNN Hero
CNN has recognized Blake Rockwell, who created a project in the Self-Expression and Leadership Program to allow sick children VIP access to high profile sporting events.
Pedal For Joy
‘Pedal for Joy’ has bicycle riding making a difference in every area of life.
Empowering People with Disabilities via Sports
A new NGO has held 17 sports events for disabled people so far.
Special Spectators Among Kids’ Charities Vying for Gatorade, For the Love of Sports Prize
Special Spectators, an organization dedicated to giving sick children a chance to attend sports events and meet the players, created by Landmark Forum graduate Blake Rockwell in the Self-Expression and Leadership Program, is in the running for a Gatorade sports prize.
Special Spectators Brings Joy to Sick Children Everywhere
Special Spectators, which connects serious ill children with top athletes and events, is expanding its reach with a new crowdsourcing campaign.
When AJ Richards returned from his tour of duty in Iraq in 2006 he felt a loss of purpose.
For the Love of the Game…and his Dad
When a man stopped being able to go to see the Red Sox because of Parkinson’s disease, his son has pioneered a Parkinson’s day at Fenway Park in his honor.
From Shy to Bold: Event Founder Unites Community, Forms Corporation, Supports Charities
by Maureen Andreakis Dayna Chicoine calls the village of Wakefield, Quebec her life-long home. Dayna’s personal mission driving her career is to contribute toward the health and well being of all, especially to youth. It is a natural leap to see how […]
TEDx Talk – Beyond Perfectionism
Sunny Kang, a world-renowned clarinet player and graduate of The Landmark Forum, discusses growing up as a perfectionist, and the breakthroughs she had in moving past having to do everything right.
Olympic Torch Visits Irish Schools, Towns
A landmark Education Graduate and philanthropist was an Olympic torch bearer in Northern Ireland – then he sent the torch to tour Ireland after the Summer Olympic Games.
Just for Kicks Events Support Love Futbol and Soccer Fields for Brazilian Youth
The fundraiser event Zaynah Khanbhai held in Toronto as her project in in Landmark’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program is over, but the campaign to build soccer fields for underprivileged Brazilian youth continues. The event, titled ‘Just for Kicks’, was held August […]
Natalie Cook Participates in Fifth Olympics
Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist and Landmark graduate Natalie Cook is taking part in her record fifth Olympic Games in London. Also, Landmark Education is proud to work with NBC Television Stations as an advertiser of local coverage of these Olympic Games.
Indian Street Children Trained in Capoeira
Residents of a children’s shelter in India have a chance to participate in Capoeira classes, thanks to one person’s project created in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program.
Icy Waters, Wild Costumes, and Big Bucks for Special Olympics
Landmark Forum graduate Jen Kramer is becoming President of the Special Olympics Chicago board – Kramer is also raising tens of thousands of dollars each year for Special Olympics via the Polar Plunge events that take place each winter in Lake Michigan.
New York City Players Pool Their Strength Against Cancer
Jason Gonzalez put together a fundraiser for free patient care at Sloan-Kettering at Eastside Billiards as his project in Landmark Education’s SELP program.
15-year Old Creating Skate Park
The staff of Landmark Education News has come across a news article in the Staten Island Advance of New York State which discusses the Self-Expression and Leadership Program project of 15-year old Juliane Forsyth.
LAX in LA Brings Lacrosse to Watts Summer Games
Sean McKeon, who brought acrosse to inner city Los Angeles high schools as part of his LAX in LA project that he formulated in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, has teamed with Kate Marks (also with LAX in LA) to bring […]
Madison and Mansfield Team Up for Basketball Clinic, Facilities Upgrade
Texan Mike Jones created a project in his Self Expression and Leadership Program which fulfilled his desire to make a difference with local basketball teams in his community. The project brought together two high schools together to rebuild the facilities […]
Budo Beach Party Benefit Brings Martial Arts to Newcomers, Underprivileged Kids
Becca Borawski has created the ‘Budo Beach Party’, an April 5th benefit in Santa Monica for underprivileged children who have an interest in the martial arts, as her project in the Landmark Education Self Expression and Leadership Program. In addition […]
Robles Helps Kids get their Sport on
The project created by Okashi Robles when she took her Landmark SELP program brought a variety of sports to West Seattle middle schoolers through a unique after school program. The Seattle Times wrote a story about Robles’ project. Middle-School students […]
Wright Leads LAX in LA Fundraiser
Acclaimed comedian Daryl Wright is performing for a fundraiser for LAX in LA, the organization that has brought Lacrosse to in inner city Los Angeles neighborhoods. The event is taking place Thursday, September 25 at 10pm, at the Improv in […]
Sports Radio Pundit Gets 2nd Chance
Acclaimed Philadelphia sports radio personality Mike Missanelli, known to listeners as “Mikey Miss”, has transformed from an angry radio host to a thoughtful, even mellow pundit. Philadelphia Magazine attributes some of this change to Missanelli taking the Landmark Forum. Excerpts […]
Purpose Driven Sports – Athletes help Raise Money for Hope School
Zech Gilbert’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program project, Purpose Driven Sports, began with a realization that not all professional athletes are making headlines by getting in trouble somewhere. Many of them are quietly making a difference int their communities. Gilbert, who […]
Dan Davis Invents Wacquetball
Denver resident Dan Davis had absolutely no idea what he was going to do for a project in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program. Then his wife told him “You love racquetball. Do something with that.” A few months later, […]
Coloradans Cycle Against AIDS
When Eric Bengston took Landmark Education’s Self Expression and Leadership program, he used his project as an opportunity to create a large and effective Colorado team for the California-based AIDS/Lifecycle bike ride. Two years ago he participated in the event, and […]
San Diego Cyclist Tops $150,000 for Charity in Eight Years of Alpine Challenge
Cycling enthusiast Ed Paul formed the Alpine Challenge eight years ago as a project in his Self-Expression and Leadership Program, and the event has grown from 70 riders in the event’s first year to over 600 this year. The event is a challenging […]
Lacrosse Blossoms in Los Angeles
When Sean McKeon created “LAX in LA” as his project in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, as a way of empowering youth by bringing Lacrosse to inner city Los Angeles, he began with one school: His own. McKeon teaches […]
AIDS Marathon Training Program Celebrates 6th Year in Chicago
This year will mark the sixth year of the National AIDS Marathon Training Program in Chicago, a program designed to train people to run a marathon or half marathon, where each participant agrees to raise money for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. During […]