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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

Just before noon, I decided to go online and see what those in my networks were sharing from their own celebrations or reflections, and immediately found the #GoSilent campaign from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). It pulled me in, and then everywhere I looked online I saw it was pulling in others! A simple commitment.

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Lame spam of the day: You are highly needed

Robert Weiner

ARMY USARPAC MedicalTeam, which was deployed to Iraq at the beginning of the war in Iraq. The reason for this is that I deposited two consignment boxes with a security company in Iraq. Although the war has ended, for me to proved this to you, see the site below for more information, [link].

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50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Coalition for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans :: @ CIAV. Autism Speaks :: @ AustismSpeaks. Campaign to End Obesity :: @ ToEndObesity. Change the Equation :: @ ChangeEquation. Children’s Defense Fund :: @ ChildDefender. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence :: @ CSGV. Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) :: @NationalCASA.

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Daily DoGooder: Reconciliation Through Healing


This animation presents a visual timeline of Iraq that asks a lot of the viewer both in patience and in imagining the destruction which the [.]. Reconciliation Through Healing | 4:58 Preemptive Love Coalition The histories of foreign countries are frequently lost, glossed over, or un-engaged by media.

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Daily DoGooder: Team Rubicon


Change the world, one video at a time.Team Rubicon | 1:51 Team Rubicon As most of us know veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afganistan face many challenges in returning to civilian life. Team Rubicon is an innovative and dynamic example of positive veteran reintegration and a lesson that sometimes the law of unintended [.].

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To Dubai on an Emirates Airbus 380

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I was surprised a little later to realize that we were flying over Iraq. I had slept through the night and into the late afternoon in the Middle East. We flew over snow-capped mountains in Turkey.

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Why the movement needs mystics

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

In 2003, when the Iraq war started, I joined a group of folks who promised to fast for one day a week until the war ended. Of course even then, we didn't think the war would go on for 8 years! My personal fast ended late in 2004, when it seemed then that the war would go on for a very long time.

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