Harrington is a founding coordinator of Humanity’s
Team, a global spiritual movement "awakening
the world to oneness." He's currently
its strategic alliances and communications
coordinator and served for three years as
its worldwide communications coordinator.
Outside his volunteer work for Humanity's
Team, Gerry runs a spiritually focused marketing,
communications and coaching consultancy. A
Northwestern University graduate, he was a
founding CNN executive producer and was later
a New York-area TV news director. He also
taught communications at Marist College in
Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and at the State University
of New York at New Paltz. He is currently
earning a communications-psychology master’s
degree from Westbrook University.
Team has initiated a collaborative project
to create a U.N.-sanctioned worldwide Oneness
Day. The annual day would commemorate and
strengthen the ideals of Oneness and compassion
within and among all nations and peoples.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is among the people
and organizations supporting this day's creation.
movement, with tens of thousands of volunteer
supporters in more than 90 countries, plans
to deliver in May 2010 a worldwide petition
-- signed by at least 50,000 people, including
Archbishop Tutu and Yoko Ono, and championed
by a coalition of U.N.-member nations -- to
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon or the
incoming General Assembly president, appealing
to the world body to pass a resolution declaring