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Free the Lakota Children **&* Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, humans, politics, rights, sadness, society )

Frans
- 364 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
As clearly documented in the new short web video "Hearts on the Ground," by Sundance award-winning director Kalyanee Mam (just released at www.LakotaLaw.org/action), the epidemic of child taking by the State of South Dakota is tearing thousands ...
Send a Girl In Colombia to School and Unleash Her Power ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, girls, education, rights, protection, environment )

Cher
- 326 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Girls of all ages around the world are being denied an education right at a time when they have the power to transform their lives and the world around them.
Princeton Review: Include Sexual Assault Rankings ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: education, Princeton Review, students, sexual assault ratings, family )

Nancy
- 268 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Millions of parents will drop their kids off at a campus that sweeps rape under the rug this fall without even knowing it. And here's the good news: We can help change that.
The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, freedoms, government, history, society, women )

Kit
- 346 days ago - npr.org
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually dark, bloody -- and a bit muddled.
John Oliver Explains Why Net Neutrality Is Really Important
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, Humor, net neutrality, politics, society )

Kit
- 238 days ago - theweek.com
On Sunday night's Last Week Tonight, Oliver tacked net neutrality, the idea that all legal content on the internet should be served up to your house on a level playing field. ***HUMOR*** Adult language* VIDEO*
Take a Stand for Women Around the Globe ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, family, protection, education )

Cher
- 350 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
In the developing world, over 222 million women would like to plan their family size but aren't currently using a modern contraceptive method. The lack of access, education, or power to make these decisions hurts women and their communities.
Will American Pot Farmers Put the Cartels Out of Business?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, law, media, marijuana, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 259 days ago - motherjones.com
For the first time ever, many of the farmers who supply Mexican drug cartels have stopped planting marijuana, reports the Washington Post.
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 123 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Homeless and Foster Youth: Pass the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Yo
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, children, society, homeless youth, college education, economics, affordability, politics, pdning legislation, usa, congress )

Cal
- 237 days ago - change.org
The Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act would eliminate the barriers to financial aid for homeless and foster youth.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hershey's Chocolate Company Stop Using Child Labor!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, safety, child labor, Child Labor, rights, education, crime, activists, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 317 days ago - change.org
70% of the worlds cocoa is farmed by children. In 2002 (11 years ago) Hershey's said that they would stop using child labor in 2012. But when it was 2012, they said they'd stop in 2020. We can't wait that long!
How Can You Help the Homeless?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, help, philanthropy, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 233 days ago - upworthy.com
I've Often Wondered How I Can Personally Help Homeless People. I Just Found A Great Idea. Short video from UpWorthy.
Stop Abuse of Mentally Ill in Prison.RIKERS NEW YORK IS ABUSING MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, education, ethics, government, law, politics, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Prison is a brutal place for those suffering from mental illness. Yet, a recently completed four-month long study by the New York Times suggests the issue is worse than we feared. The results present an alarming illustration of the rampant violence at ..
Montana County Attorney's Office to Mother of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim: 'Boys Will Be Boys'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 344 days ago - rawstory.com
The mother of a 5-year-old girl who had been raped by an adolescent boy claimed that county attorneys told her that the her daughter's assailant only received two years of community service because "boys will be boys."
Protect Native American Burial Ground.PLS RESTORE GOOD FAITH TO THE INDIANS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, government, religion, politics, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
For nearly a decade, the sacred Native American grounds of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa have been undergoing illegal construction. Costing approximately three million dollars, this construction took place under the watch of the National Park...
 

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