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Petitions to Sign and Care2 News 2012 (CLOSED)

1 year ago

Take Action : 10-Year-Old Girl Needs Lungs in 2 Weeks

Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan has end-stage Cystic Fibrosis and has been on the lung transplant list for 18 months. Too sick to leave Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for three months,

(Thanks to Dandelion G. for passing on this info. )

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1 year ago


All Schools in Tornado Alley Need Reinforced Safe Rooms

(C2 Petition get butterflies too)

Mandate all Schools in Tornado Alley have Underground Safe Rooms
(Thanks to Dandelion G. for passing along this important information and petitions.)
1 year ago

NYC Police: Teacher Accused of Raping 10-Year-Old Student

Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, crime, ethics, family, humans, law, safety, violence )

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New York (CNN) -- A Bronx public school teacher has been arrested and charged in the alleged rape of a 10-year-old student, according to NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.
1 year ago


Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, education, ethics, family, crime, health, law, police, safety, society )

- 1 minute ago -
"Police in Westerville, Ohio, say a 37-year-old mother operating a day care out of her home hit upon a plan -- she allegedly crushed medications that cause drowsiness and put them in the pancakes."
from the article:

"This is mortifying. I'm a very private person and I'm very protective of my children and the children in my care," she said.
1 year ago

Agents Racing to Save Girl Had One Blurred Clue

Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, crime, ethics, family, health, law, safety )

- 1 minute ago -
"Washington (CNN) -- Federal agents watched in horror as an unknown man in an internet photo appealed for stomach-churning advice -- how to rape the child beside him."
from the article:

"They conducted a raid; arresting the suspect before the exploitation could escalate to the point of rape.

"When we went in that morning, [the 11-year-old girl] was still wearing those same pajamas as depicted in the images."

An ICE spokeswoman said the girl is now safe and living with her parents. She added the suspect turned out to also be a minor --16 years old -- who pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve 48 months in a juvenile facility."
1 year ago

Passerby Who Happens to Be Daughter of Baseball's Joe Torre Catches Falling Baby

Society & Culture  (tags: woman catches falling baby, baby saved by passerby, child, children, safety, child advocacy )

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"New York (CNN) -- A 1-year-old boy who plummeted two stories from a fire escape in Brooklyn on Wednesday was saved when a quick-thinking passerby saw the child and caught him as he fell, according to police."
Please, share & circulate.
1 year ago

Children's Hope and Voice Child Advocacy, Non-Profit


Society & Culture  (tags: Children's Hope and Voice, child advocacy, non-profit, child, children, kids, teens, education, juvenile justice, child welfare )

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Children's Hope and Voice is an all volunteer, child advocacy, non-profit with a focus on education, child welfare, and juvenile justice issues in the U.S.A.
Petition via Care 2 News
1 year ago

TAKE ACTION: Ask Your Member of Congress to Visit a Food Bank in 2013 The best way to help legislators understand the scope of hunger in America is to see it for themselves. Our goal is to have every member of Congress visit a food bank in 2013, and we need your help to make that happen.

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1 year ago
Creekside High Football Player Dies After Being Injured

A Creekside High School football player has died after being injured with a broken neck in a scrimmage Friday night.
1 year ago
5 Steps to a Greener School

So, as you start thinking about heading back to school, think about how to go green. You can:

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9-Year-Old Activist 'Youngest Speaker' at March

"Nine-year-old activist Asean Johnson of Chicago, Illinois marched "for education, justice, and freedom," he said from a handheld microphone to a receptive crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Saturday."

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1 year ago

Amazing 9 Year Old Asean Johnson Brings the Crowd to Their Feet at...

"Asean (ah-Shawn) goes to Marcus Garvey Elementary School, slated for closure by the Chicago Public School administration, an un-elected board who's members are appointed by Mayor Rahm Elmanuel, former Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama..."

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1 year ago

(Posted by Diane H. in another group)

(Originally posted at this group:

Non Smoking Playgrounds August 18, 2013 8:22 AM

  My own issue which I'm working on is to make all playgrounds smoking free environments for our kids to play on/in.  Secondhand smoke still kills and cause breathing problems. please take a moment to read and sign my petition.

Thank you so very much.


1 year ago
49 yr old teacher vs 14 yr old student |
"Hanlon said she was particularly upset that the sentencing judge, G. Todd Baugh, said her daughter "seemed older than her chronological age" and was "as much in control of the situation" as the teacher."
1 year ago

The original article has been replaced by and updated one titled:

Protesters rally over 30-day sentence in rape of teen who later killed herself
From Paul Vercammen, CNN
updated 4:39 PM EDT, Thu August 29, 2013


The new article has a petition asking for the Judge's resignation. Here's the info and link:

Resign, Judge G. Todd Baugh

By Kate Olp

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1 year ago
Dog Sniffs Out Child-Abusing Babysitter

Benjamin and Hope Jordan credit their dog with raising suspicions about their son's babysitter.
1 year ago
Stephen Ritz: A Teacher Growing Green in the South Bronx

A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York's tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery -- and jobs.
1 year ago

A petition to express sympathy on the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy

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Can someone submit this as a Care2 news story for me?
1 year ago

For some reason the last few days, I haven't been able to submit news stories on Care2. It may be my browser??? Anyway, here's the info:

Strawberry Mansion High, Once One of US's Most Dangerous Schools, Receives Hope, Help

Follow-up story being aired tonight:

"Watch Diane Sawyer's report TONIGHT, first on "World News with Diane Sawyer" at 6:30 p.m. ET, and then on a special edition of "Nightline" at 12:35 a.m. ET."

How to Help: Strawberry Mansion High School

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