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Drop Charges Against Dakota Access Pipeline Journalist SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecosystems, activism, law, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, politics, police )

Cal
- 80 days ago - forcechange.com
Drop trespassing charges against the journalist who filmed the Dakota Access Pipeline security attacking protesters.
Make Texting & Driving a Primary Offense in Florida Now! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: laws, distracted driving, murder, activism, culture, government )

Cal
- 114 days ago - change.org
Please sign our petition to make texting and driving a primary offense in the state of Florida. Together, we can influence Florida legislation to save more lives and make our roads a safer place for everyone.
TAKE ACTION NOW! JUSTICE FOR QUINTEN PUTNAM
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, law, Florida, QuintenPutna, activism, law, government, crime, freedoms, society, police, politics )

Cal
- 122 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Injustice for a good Care2 member when he tries to save ducks from the clutches of a codger who felt differently in Florida. He is charged with assault and the charges are at best highly questionable.
Violence Against KKK Shows Rift Among New Civil Rights Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, tactics, activism, KKK, protests )

Cal
- 274 days ago - csmonitor.com
Nonviolence still holds sway, and data suggest it is most effective, but there's impatience with the status quo and a push for more aggressive tactics.
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

Cal
- 376 days ago - rd.com
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
REALLY COOL---U.N. Launches App to Feed Hungry With a Simple Tap
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, NewTechnology, technology to fight hunger, activism, donations, world hunger, children, society, philanthropy )

Cal
- 383 days ago - takepart.com
Instead of costly mailers, return envelopes, and stamps, a new app called Share the Meal is billing itself as the first mobile crowdfunding app to end global hunger. U.N. leaders hope to use this low-overhead means to help Syrians fleeing the current con
TAKE ACTION NOW! US Government: Create a New Postal Stamp to Help Fight Veterans PTSD
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, PTSD, fundraising, activism, freedoms, ethics, americans, safety, health )

Cal
- 387 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The USPS should be a part of a solution to help our nation's heroes with PTSD.Publically ask Postmaster General & Congress to create a new fundraising stamp called Stamp Out PTSD to Honor Veterans
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Long Island Teen Raises $30K To Install Clean Water System In South America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, goodnews, ethics, politics, society, activism, good deeds, making a difference, world, news, humans )

Cal
- 665 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
A Long Island teen went from sponsoring a child through a charity to changing the lives in his impoverished village thousands of miles away.
Sandy Hook Educators Fight to Change Gun Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, usa, sadness, ethics, gunlaws, activism, children, changing gun laws )

Cal
- 727 days ago - cbsnews.com
Two years after a lone gunman opened fire on students and staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a group of educators who were there that day talked with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley about their lives since the tragedy
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NYPD to Fire the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner!
Society & Culture  (tags: ERic Garner, all lives matter equally, justice, protests, activism, police, policing, usa, society, politics )

Cal
- 727 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a great injustice that the officer will face no charges and has simply been placed on leave
Laying the Foundations of a World Citizens Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, world, activism, citizen power, humans, media, politics )

Cal
- 736 days ago - ipsnews.net
How can civil society organizations (CSOs) build a broad movement that draws in, represents and mobilises the citizenry, and how can they effect fundamental, systemic transformation, rather than trading in incremental change?
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Occupy Group Strike Debt Buys and Abolishes $4 Million in Everest College Student Loans -
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, OCCUPY, EDUCATION DEBT, debt forgiveness, activism )

Cal
- 805 days ago - occupy.com
Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid off their private student debt.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Beats4Change.Org--Listen to Donate
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, activism, music, donations, GoodNews, society, world )

Cal
- 820 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Beats4Change is a project-oriented network, where people contribute their creative skills to raise awareness and funding for sustainable development of caring communities
How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 860 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 877 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
 

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