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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 )

- 194 days ago -
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

- 235 days ago -
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
Support a Girl's Right to Learn! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, girls, education, rights )

- 204 days ago -
Please take action to stand with Classroom Africa and the work that they do to expand education for girls in Africa.
'Congrats on Your College Degrees. Here Are Your Food Stamps.' TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, society, politics, government, rights, sadness, dishonesty, humans, interesting )

- 242 days ago -
The dirty little secret of the education industry is that there are people teaching at universities and colleges but being paid a pittance. As in, so low, they have to take 2 and 3 other jobs (Uber, anyone?!) to make ends meet.
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 )

- 209 days ago -
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 !
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Children Become Literate: Tell the UN To Put Technology on the Global Education Agenda
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, literacy, technology, tools, ethics, rights, world )

- 354 days ago -
There are 740 million illiterate people in the world and 250 million children who lack basic reading and writing skills. Books are required for the development of these skills, yet 50% of schools in Africa have few or no books at all.
A Mother and a Teacher's Heart Felt Reaction to Education in America
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, child, children, education, family, humans, government, politics, society, interesting )

- 356 days ago -
I apologize if some of you don't care for Daily Kos, but this story came through today in their summary and I read it, I read it all. This is what we are losing through our short sighted approach to public education. See first comment, please.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 130 days ago -
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
FlintâEUR(TM)s Poisoned Water, Slavery & Human Experimentation: Black History Month for Natives Read More at Http://Indiancountrytoda
Society & Culture  (tags: Africans, ancestry, black history month, culture, education, DNA, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, Indians, interesting, Dr. Martin Luther King, racism, rights, society )

- 271 days ago -
I grew up a Native kid in largely Native communities with a Native mom, Native dad and Native siblings. My standard of coolness was pow-wow dancers and Native basketball playersâEUR"I loved all the manifestations of everyday Nativeness around, both good
Stop Child Marriage in Niger and Help Girls Stay in School PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, girls, marriage, education )

- 305 days ago -
Too many girls around the world are not getting the education they deserve. In some countries, like Niger, child marriage is one of the main reasons why girls are dropping out of school.
Meet the Shock Troops of Trump's America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, republicans, Trump, elections, candidates, politics, ethics, society, family, education, dishonesty, humans, rights, safety, sadness, abuse, corruption, internet )

- 131 days ago -
Their obsession with breeding, preserving white culture, and biological determinism could be out of 1950s Alabama. Except it's 2016 in Portland~one of the most liberal cities in a country where diversity has spread exponentially along every axis:
Peace And Unity For Humanity PLEASE SIGN & SHARE!!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, media, dishonesty, education, children, family, corruption, freedoms, tv, violence )

- 108 days ago -
We are not the color of our skin, or the clothing we wear, or the language we speak, or the country we live in. We are mankind - all of us together, all of us here on planet earth - and it's about time we started to act like it! It is time we
End High Stakes Testing In USA Schools - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: high stake testing, education, No Child Left Behind, ESEA )

- 361 days ago -
End high stakes testing and focus on opportunity for students in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Tell your Senators and Representatives to get ESEA done and get it right.

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