International Golden Rule Day

Treat others and the Planet as you would like to be treated

Treat others and the Earth as you would like to be treated. #GoldenRule

Block 5 - USA and Canada - East Coast

Local Starting Times Below

  • Gander, Newfoundland: 4.30 pm
  • New York, USA, and Toronto, Canada: 3 pm
  • Illinois, USA: 2 pm
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Puerto Rico

Sandra Corsino, a survivor of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico shares how she received help from so many compassionate people.

New York

Tune in to see how being an American refugee on 9/11 in Canada inspired the smash-hit musical Come From Away. One of the actors from the musical then interviews strangers in New York’s Central Park about the meaning of the Golden Rule. Plus, a Jewish Rabbi will provide a special blessing for the day, joined by a cantor offering a song.

Join Brittany Gregg, founder of Eco Exchange, as she shares how the Golden Rule relates to business and how to be good stewards of the Earth.



Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis shares stories of how people impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston implemented the Golden Rule by helping strangers in need. 


Join in an interviews with Flint Sparks, a Buddhist priest, public speaker from
Austin, Texas who will share about the Golden Rule from a Buddhist perspective. He'll also introduce the the Platinum Rule and suggestions for how to treat otherss

Incan Shaman, Elena Radford shares a story she was given from her Inca, Pre-Inca ancestors, and provides a blessing of compassion for global viewers.

Then, join us as we hear from, Lance Allred the first deaf player in NBA history.



The Parliament of the World's Religions has dedicated its 125 year history to explorations and experiments with the teachings of the Golden Rule. In the lead up to its 7th international convening in Toronto later this year, Executive Director Dr. Larry Greenfield reframes the Golden Rule into an even more inclusive concept, calling-to-action interfaith activists from around the world to consider a new approach to developing mutual understanding.


Paul McKenna, known as the “Golden Rule Man” and creator of the now-famous multifaith Golden Rule poster will share about a few of the innovative ways the Golden Rule is being applied in the world today.


 Watch an excerpt from Canada’s Salt+Light TV will share stories of how Muslim and Christians are alike and the importance of cooperation.

British Columbia

Watch a bell choir from Gander Newfoundland perform "Hey Brother" by Avicci.