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At Least 50 Dead, 400 Injured in Las Vegas Shooting; Suspect Had at Least 10 Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Paddock, gun fire, country music festival, tragedy )

Barb
- 75 days ago - abcnews.go.com
More than 50 people were killed and "well over" 400 were injured when a gunman opened fire on concertgoers from a perch above the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said, making it the deadliest shooting in modern
For Children Who Fled War-Torn Syria, a Music School Offers Strength
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, culture, humans, music )

Katka
- 70 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The United Nations-funded Action for Hope program trained displaced children for over a year and a half.
I Gave a Room in My House to a Refugee - Now She's Like My Sister
Society & Culture  (tags: family, GoodNews, goodnews, humans, refugees )

Katka
- 148 days ago - theguardian.com
When Lucy Pavia and her husband offered Loujean Alsaman, a refugee from Syria, a room in their home, none of them knew what to expect. But over the six months they spent together, the women forged a close, sisterly bond
Tell Google, Facebook, and Microsoft to Stop Supporting Child Sex Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: google, facebook, microsoft, Child trafficking, chidabuse, Sex trafficking, politics, crime, culture, family, government, violence, petition to sign )

Barb
- 164 days ago - change.org
I was waiting to pick up my 15-year old daughter from track practice on an afternoon like any other. Minutes passed and then hours. I wondered where she was. Panic began to set in.
Poor People Are Not Involved in Politics Can Activists Change That?
Society & Culture  (tags: organize, poor Americans, voter, activist, politics )

Dandelion
- 176 days ago - billmoyers.com
Organizers hope to amplify the voices of those who will be hit hardest by Trumps policies.
Since Trumps Election 20 States Have Moved to Criminalize Dissent
Society & Culture  (tags: criminalize dissent, Trump election, passing new laws, removal of rights )

Dandelion
- 173 days ago - occupy.com
The biggest protest crackdown since the Civil Rights Era, Republicans in at least 20 states have put forward or passed laws with the intention of making protest more difficult and the punishment for expressing dissent more draconian.
Christians and Muslims Find Common Ground as Perth Church Hosts Ramadan
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, humans, society )

Katka
- 182 days ago - abc.net.au
The two religious leaders said despite history often painting the two faiths as warring tribes, they were finding commonalities, and also learning to understand their differences.
Girls Voices For Change Contest June 7th - 21st
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, scholarships, worldwide, rights, freedoms, videos, votes )

Barb
- 186 days ago - girlsvoices.greatergood.org
GirlsâEUR(TM) Voices For Change honors girls who have powerful dreams for their future, and yet face barriers to their education. From these finalists, select the project that inspires you the most, and EACH VOTE directly leads to a donation to her
A Candle and Prayer for Nyack Clancy
Society & Culture  (tags: health, humans, environment, unusual, sadness, activists, americans, health )

Wendy
- 318 days ago - care2.com
Many of you know Nyack, this a fwd I received with the sad news I haven't done a story using a "FWD" so hope it turns out ok. Nyack is very seriously ill and needs our prayers and well wishes xxxxxx FOR NYACK- thinking of you xxxxxxx
Demand The Wrongfully-Evicted Shuar People Be Returned To Their Ancestral Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: Shaur families, forced evictions, children, family, Medical Care )

Barb
- 257 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Dozens of Shuar families forced from their land late last year by Ecuadorian security forces face a shortage of food and medical care in what indigenous leaders say is a growing humanitarian crisis.
 
 
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