Artists Building Capacity
as World Citizens

A resource for artists who wish to serve sustainable
environmental, human rights, and social development goals

ABC World Citizens serves as an information, networking, and small-project scholarship resource for creative people in their efforts to learn about and consult on global development goals, for the purpose of expressing a wider or renewed vision in their creative work and community service.

Scene from "The Happy Man's Shirt"


We consult with organizations about pooling resources and ideas to assist creative youth and adults in serving the common good. Check out who we partnered with recently.


We are fortunate to have community-service minded volunteers on our leadership and advisory boards. Read about our experienced team.


We strive to develop a sense of responsibility for the planet and the well being of the entire human family. Artists and creative people hold a special role in that learning process.

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Have questions about how we might be able to help or an idea for collaborating? Let’s connect! Send us a message on our Contact page with any questions or comments

We look forward to hearing from you.

What We Believe

ABC World Citizens believes in nurturing the development of a profound sense of responsibility for our planet and the well-being of the entire human family. Such responsible world citizenship implies a whole “constellation of principles, attitudes, values, and behaviors” that influence the betterment of humankind and the preservation of the environment.

The latest news and stories from ABC World Citizens:

  • ABC-WC Support for the Arts in 2022

    Two creative initiatives in 2022 were supported by ABC World Citizens: 1. A six months long Art Exhibit around the theme of “Afrofuturism – Unity in Diversity” was presented by Green Acre a Baha’i Center of Learning and the Seacoast African American Cultural Center. For details: In this “Call for Art”  creative people were encouraged to… Imagine a …

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  • Choreographic Narrative “Initiation – In Love Solidarity”

    An original choreographic narrative exploring the embodiment of the Middle Passage, and the transformative resilience and evolving identities of women in the African diaspora was performed to a full audience (masked for Covid era) in collaboration with Artists Building Capacity as World Citizens, at Green Acre, A Bahá’í Center of Learning, in December 2021. The performance was …

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  • Chaga Noloson – Walking in Beauty

    An Indigenous art exhibit exploring justice through beauty entitled, “Chaga Nolosan – Walking in Beauty”, was held at Green Acre, A Baha’i Center of Learning in Eliot, Maine, USA, in November 2021. The exhibit and closing program was sponsored by Artists Building Capacity as World Citizens. This multi-media art show highlighted and amplified the voices …

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