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Teaching Students How to Dissent Is Part of Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, protests, kids, children, freedom, civil rights )

- 3 days ago -
In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies.
National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, schools, guns, firearms, violence, activism, action )

- 30 days ago -
The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.
Israel: Release Teenage Activist Ahed Tamimi ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: teenagers, activism, rights, Israel, Palestine, humans )

- 43 days ago -
On 15 December, then 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi and her family were protesting against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In a horrifying turn of events, Ahed's 14-year-old cousin, Mohammed, was shot in the head at
The Price of Resistance
Society & Culture  (tags: resistance, protests, activism, oppression, tyranny, rebellion )

- 336 days ago -
Know that if we resist we keep hope alive.
How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Nubs of Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: resistance, activism, rebuilding, housing, human rights )

- 336 days ago -
Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence.
Welcome To The Resistance
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, minorities, health care, justice, organization, organizing, activism )

- 472 days ago -
For marginalized people in our society - the undocumented, blacks, Muslims, Native Americans, many others - life has always been precarious. Now, all Americans are experiencing threats: to our healthcare, our basic rights, our principles of justice.
Drop Charges Against Dakota Access Pipeline Journalist SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecosystems, activism, law, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, politics, police )

- 554 days ago -
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 )

- 588 days ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, law, Florida, QuintenPutna, activism, law, government, crime, freedoms, society, police, politics )

- 596 days ago -
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 )

- 748 days ago -
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 )

- 850 days ago -
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 )

- 857 days ago -
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 )

- 861 days ago -
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 )

- 1139 days ago -
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 )

- 1201 days ago -
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

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