As a global society, we are more aware than ever of world affairs, and humanity at large. This is undeniable progress and enriches our minds and hearts. At the same time, there is an adverse reaction to certain aspects of globalization, which is manifesting in a weakening of relationships and social outreach, reducing our comprehension of the world and others.
It seems vital to continue to build bridges between people, cultures, ideologies, and political systems. Voices of the Horizon aspires to create spaces for innovative participation in one’s local, national or international community, for pertinent or probing questions and debates about personal, social or political beliefs, for meaningful artistic creations, for building new relationships and for learning from and about others.
The association has planted its roots in Lyon, France (Association loi de 1901), and it will grow on the other side of the Atlantic, in the greater Boston area, USA. Symbolically, it will represent two countries, in the hopes to represent people and cultures from all countries.