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August Successes to Celebrate

August Successes to Celebrate

We’ve celebrated some fantastic achievements this past month, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Here are a few:

We are 20 million members strong!

This month Care2 reached an important milestone – our 20 millionth member joined! We are now the largest social network for civil rights activists, environmentalists, and advocates of healthy, sustainable living. Read more.

838,000 Acres To Be Protected For Jaguars

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally proposed protecting 838,232 acres – an area larger than the state of Rhode Island – as “critical habitat” for endangered jaguars in southern Arizona and New Mexico.
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Brazilian Court Halts Belo Monte Dam Construction

A federal judge in Brazil has suspended construction work on the world’s biggest hydroelectric project in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Tens of thousands of Care2 members, along with other activists around the world, succeeded in placing a halt on this construction.This was truly an international grassroots movement. Read more.

Hospital That Refused Entry to Gay Man Agrees to Work on Diversity

Following accusations of discriminatory behavior from staff at a facility controlled by New Jersey’s biggest health care provider, Barnabas Health, a local equality organization has met with Barnabas executives, who have agreed to work on diversity issues. Read more.

Lion Is Off the Menu At Kansas Restaurant

Taste & See, a Latin-fusion restaurant in Wichita, Kansas, cancelled its plans to serve lion as part of a special big-game tasting. Chef Jason Febres noted that pressure from animal-rights activists (including those from Care2) influenced his decision. Read more.

Thank you so much for all your hard work!

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about Colleen H.

Colleen H. is an Online Campaigner with Care2 and a recent transplant to San Francisco from the East Coast. She graduated from Georgetown University where she focused her studies in Spanish... more

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