the Light Millennium 3rd Anniversary...
This is an open platform for
Greatness in Humanity.
YOU ARE THE SOUL OF LIGHT MILLENNIUM...
global multi-media alternative platform
text version of the Light Millennium's brochure.)
LIGHT MILLENNIUM (LM) IS A GLOBAL ALTERNATIVE MULTI-MEDIA PLATFORM
FOR EMBRACING MYRIAD IDEAS AND EXPERIENCES. BASED
IN NEW YORK, IT AIMS AT DIALOGUE AND COOPERATION
AMONG ALL PEOPLES OF THE WORLD.
LM WAS INTRODUCED ON THE WEB IN AUGUST 1999 AS A GLOBAL PLATFORM
INVITING INDIVIDUALS TO REPRESENT THEMSELVES AND
THEIR COMMUNITIES. IN JANUARY 2000, LM BROUGHT IN
MULTI-VOLUNTEER PARTICIPATION, AND WAS FORMALLY INCORPORATED IN JULY 17 2001.
LM’S MOTTO INCORPORATES THE FIRST ARTICLE OF THE BILL OF
RIGHTS. “FREEDOM OF SPEECH, OF THE PRESS,
AND THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE PEACEABLY TO ASSEMBLE
… TO PROMOTE LIFE WITH ALL ITS DIMENSIONS
AND BE PART OF ITS REALIZATION BY ENCOURAGING PRODUCTION
AND DISSEMINATION OF IDEAS AND OF THEIR ARTISTIC
INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT SHARE THE SAME OBJECTIVES AS
LM ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR PLATFORM
AS WRITERS, RESEARCHERS, EDITORS, ACTIVITY ORGANIZERS,
TO DATE, THE ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN RUN ON 100 % VOLUNTARY EFFORTS,
THE FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF ITS FOUNDER, AND
THROUGH TWO SEPARATE FUNDRAISING EVENTS.
LM, AS AN OPEN PLATFORM FOR IDEAS, EXPERIENCES, WAYS OF LIFE, AND
ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS, WELCOMES YOU TO JOIN ITS RANKS
AT EVERY LEVEL.
LM IS CERTIFIED BY THE IRS AS A NON- PROFIT ORGANIZATION (SECTION
501 (c) (3),
A TESTAMENT TO THE CONSISTENCY OF ITS AIMS AND ACTIVITIES. ALL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ORGANIZATION ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE.
The Light Millennium,
global e-platform, in English
Isik Binyili, global
e-platform, in Turkish
Light Millennium TV Series:
Queens Public Television, Flushing, New York
Turkish & Greek Synergy
Web site: http://www.turkishgreeksynergy.net
PLANNED PROJECTS UNTIL THE YEAR 2005
The Dawn of the Light
Millennium (Book Project, in English)
Dogusu (Book Project, in Turkish)
Selections will be made for the book projects
based on LM-first published works by the board members,
voluntary representatives and participants.
An International Art
Exhibition on Peace (New York).
- Video Documentaries on:
- Peace Process of Sri Lanka
- Peace: Reality or Utopian Dream?
- Immigrant Women Artists in New York
- Nesin Children Foundation
- Street Children (Istanbul)
(Depending on funds and sponsorship, crew
and equipment availability.)
* New Year-2003: How to decrease global hunger?
* Summer 2003: Global Awareness
* 3rd Anniversary – Spring 2003: Peace Process
of Sri Lanka & Yasar Kemal
* New Year 2003: Sir Arthur C. Clarke (on yerine) for his 85th
* Summer 2002: Karen Armstrong & Arms Trade Resource Center
* Winter 2002: 2nd Anniversary: Nazim Hikmet & Ilhan
* Fall 2001: Burhan Dogancay, Stephen Kinzer & Arif Mardin
* Spring 2001: Queens Public Television (“QPTV”)
* Winter 2001: 1st Anniversary – Erol Akyavas
* Fall 2000: FM-2030
* Summer 2000: Fugen Gülertekin
* March – April 2000: Suleyman Ünver
* January 2000: Arthur C. Clarke & Stanley Kubrick
HOW WILL WE ACHIEVE OUR
By publishing a monthly
e-magazine in a multi-languages format as a global
free platform for all generations, genders, nations,
cultures and mainly encouraging intellectual productivity
in written, visual and multi-media format at any
age and level. (Currently we publish 3 to 4 times
a year, in English and Turkish.)
By establishing a national
and international corps of volunteers representing
By launching an “On-Line
Interactive Discussion Platform” on the Light
Millennium’s web site, based on questions
and subjects selected quarterly by board members,
volunteers, representatives, correspondents and
By expanding broadcasting
of the Light Millennium TV programs in New York
and other states, as well as producing new documentaries
and television programs related to art, culture,
peace, social and global issues.
(Depending on funds and sponsorship, crew and
By organizing “special
events” for inter-cultural relations, harmony,
and synergy, that will promote our mission as well
as provide us with fundraising opportunities.
By conducting a letter
campaign to introduce the organization to more than
3000 thousand foundations, organizations, corporations
and government agencies nationally and internationally
until the year 2005.
By obtaining grants,
funds, and sponsorships for the organization’s
start-up financial needs, as well as for special
projects and activities already in planning through
the year 2005.
(Please see other side of brochure for more
details on our wish list of projects.)
Light Millennium embraces myriad ideas and has been shaped by you
since January 2000.
Thank you for being part of the Light Millennium.
Be in peace, love and light.
YOU ARE THE SOUL OF LIGHT MILLENNIUM...
THE LIGHT MILLENNIUM IS A MULTI-MEDIA PLATFORM FOR UNITY, HARMONY
**Board of Directors:
Founder & President: Bircan Unver
General Secretary: Julie Mardin
Treasurer: Buket Sahin
Board Members: Ms. Julie Mardin, Burak Akten, Ms. Cigdem Acar,
Mr. Huseyin Unver, Mr. Edward Wiacek,
Executive Producer & Director: Bircan Unver
**Editors/Proof Readers Committee: Figen Bingul, Julie Mardin,
* * * * * *
Representatives & Correspondents of the LM:
New York City: Julie Mardin, Evrim Sel, Pamela Broussard
New York (Isik Binyili): Arzu Kaya Uranli
Chicago: Marianne Angersbach
New Jersey: Alp Icoz
Miami: Ali Sarikaya
Missouri: Barbara Parker
Los Angeles: Binnur Karaevli
Seattle – Washington: Asli Omur
Swainsboro, GA: Patsy Wilcher
Belgium: Selcuk Perin
France: Cuneyt Ayral
Greece: Çagla Menderes
London (LM): Aliye Karadag
Londra (Isik Binyili): Aynur Gokyildiz
Netherlands: Giselle Oliveria
LM - Istanbul: Babur Albayrak
Isik Binyili – Istanbul: Yunus Emre Gurbuz
Translations from Turkish
On-Line Art Director & Banner
Ayhan M. Duman
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For Event &
Activities of the Light Millennium
To obtain a printed version of the Light Millennium's
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** Updated December 14, 2003
Special thanks to Gülcan Ünver who made possible this text also printed.