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Awareness Month

World Cancer Day: Fight The Battle Alongside The Young And Brave
1 year ago

World Cancer Day: Fight The Battle Alongside The Young And Brave

My name is Matt Coulter and I’m the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Young and Brave Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping today’s youth beat cancer. We aim …
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How To Help Fight Against Human Trafficking, Our Century’s Greatest Injustice
1 year ago

How To Help Fight Against Human Trafficking, Our Century’s Greatest Injustice

It is a daunting issue. It is a current issue. It is an issue that is not going away on its own. Human Trafficking affects millions of people and sadly, …
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Advocate For Our Future: Take Action Against Human Trafficking
2 years ago

Advocate For Our Future: Take Action Against Human Trafficking

I walked through the doors of the safe home for the first time, bracing myself for what I was about to see. But nothing could have prepared me for how …
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Giving Tuesday: Holiday Gift Shopping While Serving The Greater Good
2 years ago

Giving Tuesday: Holiday Gift Shopping While Serving The Greater Good

The holiday gift giving season generally starts after Thanksgiving as we watch the advertisements offering the best deals on popular toys, electronics, furniture, clothing – you name it. Black Friday, …
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Hank Fortener, Founder of Adopt Together, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay
2 years ago

Hank Fortener, Founder of Adopt Together, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay

From his earliest memory, Hank can remember always having room for one more person in his home.

His family fostered 36 children over the course of 7 years, with varying …
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What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking Today
2 years ago

What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking Today

“The victims of this crime each have a name,” says Secretary of State John Kerry, referring to the victims of human trafficking. Just this past July, he released the 2015 …
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Why International Literacy Day Is Important
2 years ago

Why International Literacy Day Is Important

If you find yourself perusing the Conscious Magazine website, or any modern day media publication at that, it is more than likely you grew up with a surplus of reading …
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World Suicide Prevention Day: Reaching Out And Saving Lives
2 years ago

World Suicide Prevention Day: Reaching Out And Saving Lives

A few years ago, I was kayaking on the Chicago River. It was a much anticipated excursion and my second time in a kayak. Seeing Chicago from the water perspective …
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World Day Against Trafficking And The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery
2 years ago

World Day Against Trafficking And The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery

The recruitment, transportation, transfer of human beings through use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, use of power or paying a person in control of the victim is known as …
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Mandela: A Symbol of Passion, Service and Strength
2 years ago

Mandela: A Symbol of Passion, Service and Strength

 “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort …
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Celebrating Our Independence With  July 4th Inspiration
2 years ago

Celebrating Our Independence With July 4th Inspiration

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And there is one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, …
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Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder

I am a mother of 3 boys and a wife who lives side by side with Bipolar Disorder Type 1. As much as it finds itself in my daily life, …
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How to Empower Teens Who Are Being Bullied
2 years ago

How to Empower Teens Who Are Being Bullied

Today’s youth have it rough! Too many succumb to the pressures of fitting in with established social mores that have been set as the “standard way of life.” Most …
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5 Ways To Take Action During National Women’s Health Week
2 years ago

5 Ways To Take Action During National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), which begins on Mother’s Day, is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health according to womenshealth.gov. The …
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Why We Need to Protect Our Workers: Remembering The Bangladesh Factory Collapse
2 years ago

Why We Need to Protect Our Workers: Remembering The Bangladesh Factory Collapse

On April 24th, 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story factory building in Bangladesh, crumbled to the ground and claimed the lives of over 1,000 workers. It’s a horrific tragedy that raises …
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Five Earth Day Resolutions You Can Actually Keep All Year
2 years ago

Five Earth Day Resolutions You Can Actually Keep All Year

Earth Day often has the same result as New Year’s Day does. Lots of enthusiasm and resolutions that “really are going to last this time, I’m serious,” and often don’t …
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In Observance of World Health Day We Ask, “How Safe is the Food We Eat?”
2 years ago

In Observance of World Health Day We Ask, “How Safe is the Food We Eat?”

One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves is: how safe is the food we eat? From the farm to our plate, the process of how we get …
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Conscious x Colette Sol USA: Walk To Stop Human Trafficking
2 years ago

Conscious x Colette Sol USA: Walk To Stop Human Trafficking

This month, Conscious Magazine and Colette Sol USA launch the “Walk To Stop Human Trafficking” campaign to bring awareness to this issue as January marks Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

The team at Colette …
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8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About
3 years ago

8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About

Sex-trafficking.  It’s a word that has come into the forefront of the news, part of the push for social justice in recent years.  It is a scary, dark word, representing …
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Raising Our Voices Against Domestic Violence
3 years ago

Raising Our Voices Against Domestic Violence

Image: Baxter & Co. Since 1987, October has served as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Studies find that one in four women and one in seven men …
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To Honor Those Who Have Battled Breast Cancer
3 years ago

Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To Honor Those Who Have Battled Breast Cancer

Art by Baxter & Co. One in eight women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. Breast cancer is the second most common …
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National Blood Cancer Awareness Month | How You Can Help
3 years ago

National Blood Cancer Awareness Month | How You Can Help

Art by Baxter & Co.

Since 2010, September has officially been recognized as National Blood Cancer Awareness Month. The two most common types of Blood Cancer are …
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