Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

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" He has been an advocate and organizer with immigrants and refugees in Charlotte, New York/Newark, and Los Angeles, as well as in Zimbabwe and Great Britain, for organizations including Detention Watch Network. Her most recent project, Project Hope Art , is on a mission to use art as a catalyst for healing and expression to improve the quality of life for children in need.

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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A high school English teacher in Zimbabwe, whose name is Betty Makoni , began hearing stories from her students after school, that they had been raped. The children are ages 6-16, and they're making huge strides by leading a national movement against child rape in Zimbabwe. The little girls are part of a culture, the Shona culture in Zimbabwe, as maybe you know, uses poetry. There are no men in Zimbabwe who are immune to these girls' attention.

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Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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"Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school. For example, when women have this kind of specific skill-set training, they are more likely to have less children, to keep the children they do have in school, to be able to provide access to medical care, and things like that. Many of our trainees and journalists in Nepal do have children. She had four children. Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.

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Martin Luther King Day - Let Freedom Ring

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Our hearts might have been broken that night, but we kept the faith that our child, like Martin Luther King’s own four children would “one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” We see the tragic consequences when fear and hatred win out over the Golden Rule in places like the Middle East, Iran, North Korea, Darfur, Zimbabwe, and Myanmar.