Three Dot Dash was inspired by the late critically acclaimed poet and peacemaker, 13 year-old Mattie J.T. Stepanek. In his New York Times Best Seller, “Just Peace: A Message of Hope," Mattie said:

 
Peace is possible, when your basic human needs are met.
— Mattie J.T. Stepanek, Poet and Peacemaker
 

Our nearly 240 GTL alumni are dedicated to positively affecting their communities and addressing one or more basic human needs.