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How Virtual Reality is the Power of Immersive Storytelling
2 months ago

How Virtual Reality is the Power of Immersive Storytelling

The line curled around the room and zigzagged several rounds outside. With curiosity getting the best of me, I wasn’t about to miss out on a chance to test out …
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The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment
3 months ago

The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment

In most ongoing conversations about the planet’s environmental issues, you’ll frequently hear the names of major actors: The United States Government, the Vatican, the oil industry, and the United Nations. …
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The 4 Areas of Progress 4 Years after the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse
4 months ago

The 4 Areas of Progress 4 Years after the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

It has been four years since the Rana Plaza Factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring over 2,500 in one day. The world watched in horror as …
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The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda
9 months ago

The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda

“The reason I think poverty is still where it is is because we do not listen.” -Sarah Buchanan, Co-Founder of Kula Project

By definition, The Kula Project is a charity. …
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3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World
9 months ago

3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World

Modern day slavery, human trafficking, unfair working conditions and wages, these are all great offenses on one’s human rights. According to Equality Now, trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation …
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Empower Workers and Support Human Rights with your Thoughtful Purchases
9 months ago

Empower Workers and Support Human Rights with your Thoughtful Purchases

The way we spend our money speaks volumes about who we are and what kind of world we want to live in. How we use our money is profoundly …
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The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time
9 months ago

The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time

“I am no longer scrambling to provide for my family. I am proud to be a business-woman, farmer, and mother.” – Monika, a Farmer in Kenya of The Adventure Project


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2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation
10 months ago

2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation

“What type of world do you want to live in by the year 2030?”

September brought forth multiple events from the Social Good Summit, the Clinton Global Initiative to the …
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Hunger is a Solvable Problem | Here’s How You Can Be Part of the Solution
10 months ago

Hunger is a Solvable Problem | Here’s How You Can Be Part of the Solution

End Hunger. It’s a bold statement. It’s so bold, that sometimes it doesn’t even feel real. Because most of us live in an environment where food is inches …
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Standing With Refugees: A Global Conversation About A Global Crisis
1 year ago

Standing With Refugees: A Global Conversation About A Global Crisis

“Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. They led ordinary lives before becoming displaced, and their biggest dream is to be able to live normally again. On …
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Nonviolent Peaceforce: Conflict Without Weapons
1 year ago

Nonviolent Peaceforce: Conflict Without Weapons

 

I walked into Nonviolent Peaceforce at the end of May hoping for a break from the anger that I kept feeling in policy school. My first year at the …
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5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind
1 year ago

5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind

Perusing through Kickstarter is probably one of the best ways to catch a glimpse into the future. Because this invention launchpad is accessible to anyone gutsy enough to bring their …
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The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
1 year ago

The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share

Anthony Hamilton also known as the singing barber was quoted for saying: “Being a barber is about taking care of the people”.

What does it take to take care of …
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Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope
1 year ago

Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope

Traumatized teens and centers of influence find extraordinary common ground with images of hope Behind a wolf mask. In an empty theater. On the roof of a stadium.

In April …
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Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far
1 year ago

Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far

Legacy. For better or worse, everyone has one. My hope is for my children to dream big for themselves and the world in which they live. My goal is to …
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Changing The Way We Visualize The Syrian Refugee Crisis
1 year ago

Changing The Way We Visualize The Syrian Refugee Crisis

There are over 4 million refugees (and counting) who have left ‪Syria since the beginning of the war. For many of us, the only context we get to understand the …
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Haiti Is Full Of Friendship. Our Week With Team i’m ME
2 years ago

Haiti Is Full Of Friendship. Our Week With Team i’m ME

As part of building Conscious Magazine, some of our lifelong goals are to serve alongside the amazing people we feature and join them in their mission work. ​This is what …
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How To Help Fight Against Human Trafficking, Our Century’s Greatest Injustice
2 years 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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What Does A Leader Do In Response To The Syrian Refugee Crisis?
2 years ago

What Does A Leader Do In Response To The Syrian Refugee Crisis?

In conjunction with the tragedy in France, now, more than ever, leaders all across the globe face a serious conflict between a statesman’s duty to protect their people and the …
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The Story That Will Make You Understand The Crisis and Courage in Congo
2 years ago

The Story That Will Make You Understand The Crisis and Courage in Congo

I lay on a foam mattress, draped by a thin blanket and a mosquito net, wondering if I should move my bed away from the window. Gunshots and screams continued …
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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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Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries
2 years ago

Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries

Though I am a medical student, until I began an internship earlier this summer, I did not realize just how much I have always taken vaccines for granted. I have …
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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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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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