Category Archives: Social Action

Pongo Teaches Teens and Adults Who Have Been Through Trauma to use Writing as Therapy.

Thanks to a nonprofit in Seattle, teens and adults who are incarcerated or homeless can participate in a program designed for them to heal from trauma, abuse and neglect by writing. In regards to adults they also work with homeless … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Hollaback Steps Off the Streets Tackle Online Harassment

Hollaback!, a well known nonprofit dedicated to addressing harassment in public space, expands its work today to launch HeartMob.  This is the first online platform to tackle online harassment by providing real-time support to individuals experiencing online harassment and gives … Continue reading

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The Gift of Children Supporting Children Through The Holidays

Nothing warms my heart more than seeing the next generation of children getting involved in social issues. Nothing saddens me as much as learning about children who are victims of laws meant to punish adults. Thankfully the We Belong Together … Continue reading

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Seed Festival 2015: Placing Art at the Heart of Ecology- Let’s Get Creative About our Future.

Seed festival was created by Victoria Whelan as a “celebration and education of the important role seeds play in our life.” Read Victorias interview featured in book two. This years festival is Juy 17-19 in Bristol and the theme is“Placing Art at … Continue reading

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Success Story: Hollaback Stops Man from Molesting Women on the Subway

It took a long time for Elisa Lopez to find justice after she was molested on a subway train. Thanks to her video plea to find the man who assaulted her that went viral and partnering with Hollaback (read interview … Continue reading

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Book Three: Shameka Andrews of Ms. Wheelchair New York

It’s estimated that 15% of the world population and one in five people living in the USA have a disability. That’s a large selection, yet people with disabilities are widely missing from the media representation and political discussions.  That is … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Volunteer? January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month! If you want to volunteer, but can’t find a position that matches your skills consider being a mentor. Imagine how rewarding it will be to watch someone younger than you grow into their best self. … Continue reading

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