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6 Organizations Guiding and Empowering New York City’s Youth
2 years ago

6 Organizations Guiding and Empowering New York City’s Youth

According to the American Community Survey conducted by the US Census Bureau there are 1,940,269 youths under the age of 18 years old living in New York City.[1] That is …
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Top 5 Social Innovation Highlights at SXSW
2 years ago

Top 5 Social Innovation Highlights at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) took over Austin last week. As one of this city’s many recent transplants, I previously only experienced the festival via the Internet and all of the videos …
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More Than 60,000 Homeless in NYC And How You Can Help
2 years ago

More Than 60,000 Homeless in NYC And How You Can Help

It is quite possible that wherever one may walk in the city one may be greeted by a homeless person, or in actuality, one is given an opportunity to help …
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Chestnut Earns The Title Of “A Community-Celebrated Dining Experience”
2 years ago

Chestnut Earns The Title Of “A Community-Celebrated Dining Experience”

Leaves of kale tossed with currants, toasted pine nuts, grated parmigiano reggiano and lemon vinaigrette compose a garnering of consciously-cultivated ingredients whose personal histories marry at the crossroad of 44th …
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The Weekend: Olivia Wilde + Conscious Commerce Making Headlines For Conscious Fashion
2 years ago

The Weekend: Olivia Wilde + Conscious Commerce Making Headlines For Conscious Fashion

Images: Conscious Commerce  It’s the weekend! This just in -Olivia Wilde + Conscious Commerce have made some pretty sweet headlines for Conscious fashion over on E! News, The …
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A Comeback Story. San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Equipping People to Lead Productive + Independent Lives
2 years ago

A Comeback Story. San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Equipping People to Lead Productive + Independent Lives

Images via SanFernando Valley Rescue Mission The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission is in comeback mode. In May, a fire ravaged the Mission, which supports and serves …
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The New City Arts Initiative: Renewing the City of Charlottesville, VA
3 years ago

The New City Arts Initiative: Renewing the City of Charlottesville, VA

Photo by Maggie Stein

In one of my college classes, we read the book To Change the World by James Hunter, a prominent sociologist. He writes, “The practice …
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Innovating Gotham: Interview with Ariel Kennan of Designing Government
3 years ago

Innovating Gotham: Interview with Ariel Kennan of Designing Government

Ariel Kennan is a designer who has created everything from policy to public spaces. She is the co-founder of Designing Government, an online resource and gathering place …
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Tell Your Story: Independence and Ownership Through Art, Fashion, and Education
3 years ago

Tell Your Story: Independence and Ownership Through Art, Fashion, and Education

My story is not inspired by an adventurous trip taken to Africa or any other part of the developing world. No, mine actually started over …
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Ready To Launch Your Startup? Get Plugged In With Startup Weekend
3 years ago

Ready To Launch Your Startup? Get Plugged In With Startup Weekend

Photos by Ingrid Spielman

Startup Weekend, the Social Impact edition, held this Summer in New York City at the East Village WeWork headquarters, brought together those who are …
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The Feast: Introducing “Right To Play” and 5 Ways to Make Work Fun
3 years ago

The Feast: Introducing “Right To Play” and 5 Ways to Make Work Fun

After a car trip, a metro-north ride, and a subway transfer I found myself outside The Meatball Shop in Chelsea ready to enter my first Feast. To be honest, I …
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I’m ME: David Nelson of the NY Jets Hosts An Evening To Celebrate The Kids
3 years ago

I’m ME: David Nelson of the NY Jets Hosts An Evening To Celebrate The Kids

Photo by Michael Loccisano / Getty Images for I’m ME 

During a trip to Haiti, David Nelson (WR, New York Jets) asked a child what he wanted. This …
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Governors Ball Gives Back to NYC
3 years ago

Governors Ball Gives Back to NYC

New York City kicked off this year’s festival season with a bang: Governors Ball Music Festival was a three-day whirlwind of hot sun and even hotter bands. …
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Your July Guide to Everything Cool + Conscious in NYC
3 years ago

Your July Guide to Everything Cool + Conscious in NYC

Photo Credit: Mel Barlow & Co. Editor’s Note: Alden Wicker of EcoCult joins Conscious to share about “Cool + Conscious Things To Do in NYC” here on consciousmagazine.co. Check out …
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Conscious LA: Release Party in Los Angeles / HUB LA
3 years ago

Conscious LA: Release Party in Los Angeles / HUB LA

We at Conscious Magazine celebrated the release of our second print issue, The Los Angeles Issue at HUB LA in Downtown Los Angeles. This was the second release party with the first …
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Conscious LA: Release Party in New York City
3 years ago

Conscious LA: Release Party in New York City

 

We at Conscious Magazine celebrated the release of our second print issue, The Los Angeles Issue at the “Cool” STORY in New York City. (Note, our next release party is …
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LOS ANGELES, A FRACTURED CITY
3 years ago

LOS ANGELES, A FRACTURED CITY

Los Angeles is a region of tremendous talent. It has a thriving creative community, innovative businesses and nonprofit organizations, a burgeoning tech and startup scene, and an …
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Innovating Gotham: Lara Torvi And Modernizing Government Technology
3 years ago

Innovating Gotham: Lara Torvi And Modernizing Government Technology

Lara Torvi is the Communications Manager at the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (NYC DOITT). NYC DOITT is responsible for modernizing government technology; improving IT …
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Going Green, The Future of Red Hook, and A Discussion About Climate Change:
3 years ago

Going Green, The Future of Red Hook, and A Discussion About Climate Change:

Featuring: An Interview with Gita Nandan of NY Rising.

In May our friends from The Feast NYC, a monthly dinner series that gathers creatives, and entrepreneurs for inspired action …
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Innovating Gotham: Interview with Chelsea Mauldin of Public Policy Lab
3 years ago

Innovating Gotham: Interview with Chelsea Mauldin of Public Policy Lab

Chelsea Mauldin is the Executive Director of the Public Policy Lab, which works with public agencies to identify service-design challenges. The Public Policy Lab assembles teams that translate complex …
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Places To Go: Dance Party in Brooklyn To Support Love146
3 years ago

Places To Go: Dance Party in Brooklyn To Support Love146

It is always such an incredible blessing to witness creativity paired with an opportunity to give back. This weekend,  a friend of mine, Matt Carman, who is the Co-Editor, …
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Places To Go: “Good” STORY in New York City
3 years ago

Places To Go: “Good” STORY in New York City

This month, STORY, a New York City based retail space is featuring an inspiring line-up of conscious goods. Founded by Rachel Shechtman, the 2000 square foot store located on 10th Avenue in Manhattan …
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The Los Angeles Mission: Providing Help, Hope and Opportunity to Those In Need
3 years ago

The Los Angeles Mission: Providing Help, Hope and Opportunity to Those In Need

In a world where everyone needs somebody some time, Los Angeles Mission is setting the precedent for loving thy neighbor.

“Providing help, hope and the …
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Building Community – 6 Tips To Creating A Great Community Space
3 years ago

Building Community – 6 Tips To Creating A Great Community Space

Third to our homes and the workplace, the “third space” is a term used to identify an influential social space that we gather around to establish …
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Nonprofit Video Storytelling With Lights. Camera. Help.
3 years ago

Nonprofit Video Storytelling With Lights. Camera. Help.

SXSW is a conference about technology, film, and music that often gets criticized for its excess and general lack of awareness of global problems. Upon …
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