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SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

Cal
- 42 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
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
- 187 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.
Save The Irish Fairyfolk Ringfort.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, crime, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, interesting, media, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

James
- 265 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tradition dictates that if you have a ringfort on your land, it is to be treated with respect, and not to be damaged, SAVE THE FORT and take your stand. Do not let them destroy an ancient site. We NEED YOUR voice.
Violence Against KKK Shows Rift Among New Civil Rights Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, tactics, activism, KKK, protests )

Cal
- 85 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.
Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting With the Bee Killers!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, society, ethics, environment, family, freedoms, safety )

Ruth
- 272 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
'TAKE ACTION: Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting with the Bee Killers!'...'Burt is probably rolling over in his grave...'
PETITION : Give A BIG Shout-Out! To Painter Who Dedicates A Year To Helping Shelter Animals Find Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, activists, education, culture, news, women )

Monika
- 57 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Lets give a big thanks to Elizabeth Ellis for creatively putting the spotlight on pets like Angel, who hope and deserve to find a family who will love them !
Tell Nordic Mining to Drop Lawsuit Against Peaceful Activists PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, activists, mining, lawsuit )

Anna
- 61 days ago - change.org
During 3 weeks in February, 80 protesters peacefully occupied machinery to prevent drilling on top of a mountain which could become a open-pit mine. They were trying to get the Norwegian government to stop the controversial mine project, which plans
URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

Ruth
- 234 days ago - docs.google.com
"Please act TODAY to extend the federal solar investment tax credits (ITCs) beyond the current sunset date...December 31, 2016. Expiration of the solar ITCs will jeopardize tens of thousands of solar jobs..investment of tens of billions.."
Cannabis Use And Religious Freedom In Indiana, USA.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, cannabis, indiana, religious freedom, constitution )

Fiona
- 322 days ago - patheos.com
Here's some weekend controversy. Citing religious freedom, the First Church of Cannabis is suing for the right to use marijuana as part of its sacrament under IndianaâEUR(TM)s new Religious Freedom Restoration law. Enjoy.
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 359 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 305 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
ATTENTION ALL TEACHERS AND PARENTS
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, humans, society, safety )

Patrick
- 242 days ago - facebook.com
Every this teacher asks her students to write down the names of 4 children with whom theyâEUR(TM)d like to sit with the following week. She also asks the students to nominate a student has been an exceptional classroom citizen that week. All are private.
As Marginalized Communities Face Dearth of Trauma Care, Activists Step in to Fight for Survival
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, health, healthcare, acute care, trauma care, society, rights, ethics, culture, americans, government, politics, violence, usa )

Cal
- 310 days ago - truth-out.org
In the US urgent medical care in the moments after a shooting is often slow in arriving to poor communities of color. In Chicago and across the country, community members are fighting back against this health-care inequity, even at great personal risk.
PETITION: Nominate Abdul Sattar Edhi for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, humans, interesting, philanthropy, ethics, children )

Monika
- 116 days ago - change.org
Abdul Sattar Edhi is one of the most famous and well-respected people in Pakistan a philanthropist, social activist and humanitarian.He has dedicated his life to helping others and his fleet of free ambulances have become a common feature of everyday...
Dangerous Isolation: Meet the Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, assistane, activists, culture, recovery abuse, helping hands )

Cal
- 316 days ago - truth-out.org
In rural Appalachia, poor roads, low incomes, and a fiercely traditional culture combine to leave women facing domestic violence in physical and emotional isolation. But a handful of nonprofit shelters and advocates have managed to make progress...
 

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