Neil Bush the Chairman of the Points of Light Foundation introduces the 2014 conference on Volunteering and Service by invoking his father’s dream of a New World Order of community organizations like a thousand point of light causing disruption in business, non-profits, and government.
“I’ve spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good. We will work hand in hand, encouraging, sometimes leading, sometimes being led, rewarding. We will work on this in the White House, in the Cabinet agencies. I will go to the people and the programs that are the brighter points of light, and I will ask every member of my government to become involved. The old ideas are new again because they are not old,
Conspiracy Theory: George Bush a thousand points of light the new world order of volunteer service…
We have within our reach the promise of a renewed America. We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a Thousand Points of Light. And it is expressed by all who know the irresistible force of a child’s hand, of a friend who stands by you and stays there, a volunteer’s generous gesture, an idea that is simply right.