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Global Initiatives

Listen Up Adults: A Call to Action Film from Children in Nicaragua
3 years ago

Listen Up Adults: A Call to Action Film from Children in Nicaragua

Earlier in the year, Conscious Magazine had the opportunity to get a deeper look into the efforts behind Gwapa (Beautiful), a documentary by Thirsty Girl Films that followed the …
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STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA
4 years ago

STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA

Meet Steve Larosiliere. He’s the Founder of STOKED Mentoring, Inc., an empowerment program spanning seven communities across New York and Los Angeles that teaches under-served high school …
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Worldwide Revolution: Day of the Girl
4 years ago

Worldwide Revolution: Day of the Girl

October 11 is not just a day; it’s a movement. A worldwide revolution.

Today, we celebrate Day of the Girl. The Day of the Girl is bigger than one issue, one organization, …
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Make it Visible: Exposing the Invisible Wounds of Warfare
4 years ago

Make it Visible: Exposing the Invisible Wounds of Warfare

If you search “soldier returns home” on YouTube, you’ll find page after page of videos featuring American service members arriving back from overseas duties. These videos are packed full …
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries
4 years ago

Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. -Martin Luther King, Jr. …
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What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like
4 years ago

What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like

Pamela Hawley, CEO and Founder of Universal Giving has a vision ingrained deep within her and ambition behind it driving her to help people on …
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How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference
4 years ago

How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference

A large cardboard box sits empty on a living room floor. It’s nothing special—just a plain, brown box with the words “this side up” printed on one …
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A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade
4 years ago

A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade

You know the moment right before something bad takes place, where your knee-jerk reaction is to look away, fast? I do …
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Malala Day & Education For All [Video]
4 years ago

Malala Day & Education For All [Video]

The world observes Malala Day on July 12 to highlight the struggle of a little girl of Swat for education. Malala was targeted by the Taliban after years of …
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The Me Me Me Generation. A Response to TIME Magazine
4 years ago

The Me Me Me Generation. A Response to TIME Magazine

In a recent TIME Magazine cover article titled “Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation”, the author, Joel, describes our generation with statistics proving that we are …
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One Elephant…One Idea. Supporting education in Africa and Asia
4 years ago

One Elephant…One Idea. Supporting education in Africa and Asia

The act of building relies on the unity of separate pieces, resulting in a new structure filled with hope for the future. In educational institutions, …
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Stand With Oklahoma
4 years ago

Stand With Oklahoma

Photo Credit: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press / May 21, 2013 ) Zac Woodcock salvages items from the rubble of his tornado-ravaged rental home in Moore, Okla.


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Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love On Her Arms
4 years ago

Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love On Her Arms

It started seven years ago with an effort to help one lost girl and transformed into an initiative that continues to inspire thousands across the nation.

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Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis
4 years ago

Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis

Conscious caught up with the founders of Water Collective at their annual Spring Benefit at the Griffen NYC (Meatpacking District). They rallied a large New York crowd eager …
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Shana Pederson of The Life Preserver’s Project
4 years ago

Shana Pederson of The Life Preserver’s Project

Conscious caught up with Shana Pederson, Founder and President of the Life Preserver’s Project. On June 12th, join Shana and the LPP team for a night …
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Wendy Summer of ZAANHA
4 years ago

Wendy Summer of ZAANHA

Meet Wendy Summer, the Founder of ZAANHA, an organization that sells unique, finely made artisanal products reflecting the soul of Central Asian cultural and material traditions. She …
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KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives
4 years ago

KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives

Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) just celebrated their 24th anniversary at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The celebration was spectacular with awards, musical performances …
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Anthony Dodero of The Blind Project
4 years ago

Anthony Dodero of The Blind Project

Meet Anthony Dodero, Co-Founder and executive director of the non-profit The Blind Project, an organization focused on building restorative and economic solutions for women in the commercial sex trade.


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With Matt Damon We Strike! Take A Stand for the Water Crisis
4 years ago

With Matt Damon We Strike! Take A Stand for the Water Crisis

Academy Award winner Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, took up a very unlikely challenge, striking against going to the bathroom until everybody in the …
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Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!
4 years ago

Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!

The United States is the most charitable nation in the world giving millions in foreign aid each year to help our fellow nations and the …
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Interview with People Water Founder Jef Holm
4 years ago

Interview with People Water Founder Jef Holm

 

Jef Holm was a finalist on the Bachelorette and has founded the hip water company People Water, a company that gives clean water with their …
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