Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry envisioned a future in which humanity had no need for money, war and disease were distant memories, and we had long reconciled our selfish,
short-sighted, and prejudiced ways.
To honor Gene's legacy, and to start a conversation about the world we want to build for each other, we're asking everyone, everywhere to share what gives them hope for the next century.
Submissions can include anything:
Through the campaign, the Roddenberry Foundation will also raise funds for communities and organizations across the globe that are making a positive difference on the issues and themes highlight in the submissions.
That means your submission won't just help us imagine a better future—it can help create one.
Join us in shaping a better world—one of inclusion, inspiration, and hope.Show us what gives YOU hope
Longsword fencer & Star Trek Fan
Star Trek is for everyone
It’s Janeway or the highway!
LGBTQIA+ and civil rights supporter who works a front end web designer and painter from Los Angeles.
Besides the appeal of humanistic stories and a positive outlook for our future, I’m always in awe at how much the series has greatly influenced public interest in the sciences and the various technological advancements in our everyday lives.
While our time with her was brief, Capt. Philippa Georgiou (Prime) stands out for me as a charismatic leader who was thoughtful, confident and respected.
Bill is the Co-Founder of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network, one of the largest networks of fan-produced Star Trek podcasts.
I love Star Trek because it taught me at a young age that despite all of the flaws we humans have, we can choose to do better and be better.
My answer has changed over the years, but right now I’d have to say Captain Christopher Pike because Starfleet is a promise—a promise that hopefully we can help a future generation deliver on some day.
24th Century Socialites stuck in the 21st Century. Fetch a Tranya and let’s talk about Star Trek!
Star Trek is more than a TV/Movie franchise. It’s a philosophy. A blueprint for humanity and for the human. It depicts a future where everyone has value and respect.
Captain Picard. He is confident without arrogance, he can listen as well as he can talk and he plays the flute!
Jay Stobie is a freelance writer and consultant who has contributed articles to StarTrek.com, Star Trek Explorer, and Star Trek Magazine, as well as to Star Wars Insider and StarWars.com.
Star Trek perfectly balances the needs of the many with the needs of the few, as it portrays an enlightened society where the individuals in it nevertheless seek to better themselves and help those around them.
Captain Sisko served as an envoy for Federation ideals during his tenure on Deep Space 9, but he also learned to embrace and appreciate the uniqueness of Bajor’s culture and customs, as well.