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Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

- 667 days ago -
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. By improving policy, building capacity, and educating opinion leaders, the Alliance has become a lea
SECOND CHANCES: "Homeboy-Made" at the Homeboy Bakery
Society & Culture  (tags: second chanes, activism, activists, GoodNews, society, politics, education, goodnews, news )

- 736 days ago -
Twenty-five years ago Father Greg Boyle started working with gang members in the poorest parish of Los Angeles. Today, his program, Homeboy Industries - a bakery and cafe employing former gang members - has grown to become one of the largest and most succ
Spirit Day : Go Purple on October 17, 2013 ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, rights, LGBT, purple, activism )

- 792 days ago -
Millions wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Take the Spirit Day Pledge now!!!
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Homeless to Business Owner: How One Running Club Helps People Make Dramatic Changes
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, making a difference, World Environment Day, action, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, humans, nature, wildlife, GoodNews, green, politics, trees, Sustainabililty )

- 793 days ago -
PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO! In 2007, Anne Mahlum started Back on My Feet in Philadelphia. She uses running to help homeless men and women change the way they see themselves so they can make real changes in their lives
Aboriginal Housing Crisis in Canada Threatens to Explode
Society & Culture  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

- 1024 days ago -
Efforts by the Red Cross, and emergency funding for housing repairs, have improved the most dire of Attawapiskat's housing situations, but Spence and other leaders hope meetings with government can address the wider aboriginal housing crisis by resettin
Our Words Are Our Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, confucius, criticism, democracy, election 2012, journalism, language, rectification of names )

- 1126 days ago -
Calling lies "lies" and theft "theft" and violence "violence," loudly, clearly, and consistently, until truth becomes more than a bump in the road, is a powerful aspect of political activism.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Jason Mraz-- DO A COVER OF 'American Pie' for CHARITY
Society & Culture  (tags: MUSIC, Jason Mraz, inspirational music, American Pie, activism, activists, news )

- 1173 days ago -
Jason Mraz is one of the most inspirational singers/songwriters, change-makers, humanitarians in the world...please sign if you would like him to record a cover Don McLeans classic 'American Pie' with a portion of the proceeds going to the Jason Mraz Foun
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help the Lakota Sioux Save Their Sacred Black Hills Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: Pe Sla, native rights, sacred land, activism, politics, politics, society, ethics, americans, government, freedoms, news )

- 1190 days ago -
The auction was cancelled at the last minute, and it's clear public pressure played a roleThe Lakota Sioux tribes continue to ask as many people across the US and around the world to stand in solidarity, and demand the US government collaborate on a long-
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest September Executions and Possible Actions.
Society & Culture  (tags: pending executions, justice, death penalty, activism, activists, society, politics, activists, ethics, safety, government, freedoms )

- 1190 days ago -
This blog post will give you an overview of this month's (September 2012) planned executions with links to articles,websites and petitions. We encourage you to contact governors to protest to the death penalty every time it is imposed!
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, activism, society, politics, activists, rights )

- 1192 days ago -
Right now, The Oceti Sakowin is battling against the clock to save Pe' Sla, one of our most sacred sites. Pe' Sla, located in the center of the Black Hills. Besides playing an essential role in our creation story and star knowledge, ceremonies essential
Bruce Springsteen and the Song of the Working Man
Society & Culture  (tags: rock, bruce, Bruce Springsteen, music, activism, culture, news, education, society, politics, usa, interesting )

- 1260 days ago -
In a rare press conference earlier this year, Bruce Springsteen spoke to reporters about his life and his music
RAISING AWARENESS ON POVERTY: Aussie Takes 15 Kronor Challenge in Sweden
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, politics, activism, poverty, news, interesting, world, humans, news )

- 1305 days ago -
With the "Live Below the Line" poverty challenge beginning on Monday, Australian beach-volleyballer Johannah Rohkämper has signed up from Sweden and plans to raise money for charity by living off just 15 kronor a day - but with soaring food costs in Stock
Doom Is Not Inevitable: Hope Is Out There, We Just Have to Work For It
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, optimism )

- 1581 days ago -
They may not make it into mainstream news, but hard working activists who understand that hope is not guaranteed continue to give us reasons to be optimistic. That's US!!!
DEFENDING ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: Tim DeChristopher Trial Begins In Utah's Oil-Gas Lease Auction Case
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, freedoms, law, activism, civil disobediance, society, government, ethics, crime, culture, rights, news, usa, activists )

- 1736 days ago -
Hundreds of activists marched to the federal courthouse Monday to support a man who became an environmental folk hero by faking the purchase of $1.7 million of federal oil-and-gas drilling leases in an act of civil disobedience.
TakePart - Inspiration to Action
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, americans, activism, society )

- 1899 days ago -
Even one vote can make a big difference with Members Project. Help decide which five charities will receive a total of $1,000,000 in funding from American Express. You can vote for one charity every week and new winners will be announced every 3 months

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