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One Global Family Photo Album

One of the important ways to celebrate a family is to share photos and stories. Especially when a family is as large as ours, the more people who contribute to the family photo album, the better! 

You can do so by taking photos and selfies, and sharing stories of people (including you!) living out the ideals of being one global family. These can be in any medium (text, photo, video, audio) on any platform (e.g., Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook). Please contact me if you're posting on another platform, so I can link to it (and hopefully, embed your stories on CryPeace). If you don't have a social media post, you can email me your story.


Important: Tag it #oneglobalfamily #countryname @crypeace2

Please help us find your posts by tagging them consistently.

#oneglobalfamily - essential for English posts, good for all posts

If it's in English, it's easy - tag it with #oneglobalfamily . If your post is in another language, you can tag it with #oneglobalfamily too, but what will be better going forward is to translate #oneglobalfamily into your language. If it's not listed below, please help us find the perfect translation. We recommend working with at least 5 native speakers, as it's not necessarily the most literal translation. Célébrons! Vamos a celebrar!

#unefamilleunie - for French posts

It is challenging to translate such an ethereal concept that communicates more than the literal words. With the help of native French speakers from Canada and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, we've come up with "une famille unie" - "one united family" - for French posts. Thus, please use the hashtag #unefamilleunie for French posts. If space allows, you may wish to add #oneglobalfamily for visibility, especially for photos where language is not a barrier.


#Countryname - helpful for identification and future searches

Please also add the #countryname - it's interesting to know where your story comes from. If the country name is clear and concise, like #Canada or #Kenya, simply add its name like that. If it's long or complex, like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, we'll need to agree on the best short form so we can develop country filters without duplication in the future. Contact me with suggestions or questions, and I'll add yours to the list.

English Tags and Short Forms French Tags and Short Forms


#DRC - for Democratic Republic of the Congo


#RDC - pour Republique Democratique du Congo



Tag @crypeace2

Please also tag posts with @crypeace2 (on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube) to help me see them quickly and retweet them to our networks.


What makes a great #oneglobalfamily portrait, story or video?

  • It shows family members celebrating our unity in diversity, e.g., across age, religion, or culture
  • It shows something about life in your corner of the world - what homes, food, or the scenery looks like (but please, not like an Instagram food channel, it's more about the sharing than the food)
  • It shows an aspect of the family or environment that needs our attention
  • It's short (videos will typically be less than 3 minutes, stories a few lines)
  • Do send your long-form articles and "live it out" suggestions to Carole for posting on CryPeace, or write them on your website and post the link on your favourite social media (with our common hashtags, of course)