Rayla Melchor Santos speaking on the first day of the UN Teachers Conference, March 29, 2012 at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA.

Rayla Melchor Santos (middle) with WAYNE JACOBY, Founder of Global Education Motivators (1981) , Media Education Arm of the United Nations. Mr Jacoby serves as convenor & moderator of the Annual UN Teachers Conference on Human Rights and Peace (UNTCHRP) and ELLEN FIRESTONE, Convenor, United for Human Rights Phillypines Initiative at the ECOSOC Chamber/ North Lawn Bldg., United Nations, NY on March 30, 2012.


Rayla Melchor Santos speaking to Education majors/ future teachers from Adelphi University on March 30, 2012 at the ECOSOC Chamber/ North Lawn Bldg., United Nations, NY.

Rayla Melchor Santos speaking through tele-conferencing in the Cross Cultural Discussions: Teaching Peace & Human Rights on March 30, 2012 as on-site participants from Mexico, Pakistan, India, the Middle East, other sites in the US, Canada and the Philippines from the ECOSOC Chamber/ North Lawn Bldg., United Nations, NY.


Rayla Melchor Santos with Kofi Annan, Secretary General, UN, 1997-2006

“To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there” (K. Annan). I choose to stop abuse & promote self-worth. I am S.A.M., a stop abuse mom & Shaker And Mover! … Kofi Annan is S.A.M. too, a Stop Abuse Man!