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Legal Minute: 5 Legal Tips Every Nonprofit Should Know
4 years ago

Legal Minute: 5 Legal Tips Every Nonprofit Should Know

Sam Mazzeo and I founded Wilkinson Mazzeo, a law practice dedicated to providing legal support to causes and creative businesses, after recently leaving our posts as in-house legal counsel at the nonprofit …
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GEMS: A World for Girls [Campaign]
4 years ago

GEMS: A World for Girls [Campaign]

What had ignited our first steps  leading to Conscious Magazine was when Co-Founder, Rachael and myself had learned about domestic sex trafficking here in America. I admit, I was …
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Culinary Care: Providing  Home-Cooked Meals to Cancer Patients and Their Families
4 years ago

Culinary Care: Providing Home-Cooked Meals to Cancer Patients and Their Families

Through the dark and stormy days of struggle, the seeds of something beautiful took root inside the heart of a Chicago native and she’s turned …
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How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis
4 years ago

How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis

Around 6 to 8 million people die annually from the consequences of disasters and water-related diseases. Waterborne disease and lung infection are the leading causes of child deaths, which …
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Q&A with “Freestyle Fashion Conference” Founder, Pavan Bahl
4 years ago

Q&A with “Freestyle Fashion Conference” Founder, Pavan Bahl

Q&A with Pavan Bahl, founder of Open Source Fashion and the New York City Freestyle Fashion Conference  held on March 29, 2014 at LIM College.

Oh, What A Life: ‘American Authors’ Inspire Through Music
4 years ago

Oh, What A Life: ‘American Authors’ Inspire Through Music

Last spring I sat down with Brooklyn-based band American Authors in the park at Union Square, right as they were gearing up for a nationwide tour and just getting …
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Real Love transforms. A Story of Second chances
4 years ago

Real Love transforms. A Story of Second chances

This Valentine’s Day the Conscious Team wants to celebrate the beauty of triumph and true love. So we asked our …
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Celebrate Love And Fight Child Sex Trafficking By Throwing a Valentine’s Day Party
4 years ago

Celebrate Love And Fight Child Sex Trafficking By Throwing a Valentine’s Day Party

In honor of President Barack Obama declaring January of 2014 National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, international human rights organization Love146 is asking people …
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100cameras and The Young Storytellers that Inspire Change in their Community
4 years ago

100cameras and The Young Storytellers that Inspire Change in their Community

The 21st century has taken photography by storm. Between camera apps, and the need for visual stimulation 24/7, people can snap photos, edit and share them with the world in …
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Poets In Unexpected Places [Video]
4 years ago

Poets In Unexpected Places [Video]

Think poetry is reserved for coffeehouses and lecture halls? Think again. The Pop Up Poets, a group of teachers, writers and of course, poets, travel around New York City …
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Pivot: TV That Sparks Conversation And Inspires Change
4 years ago

Pivot: TV That Sparks Conversation And Inspires Change

 

Pivot sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content.

For any of you who have wasted an entire Saturday afternoon flipping through the TV guide …
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46 million Americans Live in Poverty Every Day. Poverty Awareness Month
4 years ago

46 million Americans Live in Poverty Every Day. Poverty Awareness Month

It may not be noticeable to the naked eye, but if you take a closer look, you’ll soon learn that more than 46 million Americans live in poverty every …
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The Color Green Takes on New Meaning for Poker Players & Casino Owners
4 years ago

The Color Green Takes on New Meaning for Poker Players & Casino Owners

Almost every component of the industry – from the card makers to casinos themselves – has in one way or another striven for a more eco-friendly outlook

Green is …
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Purpose is Not for A Select Few. But For Everyone. 10 Questions To Ask Yourself
4 years ago

Purpose is Not for A Select Few. But For Everyone. 10 Questions To Ask Yourself

I believe we have an innate desire for purpose. I believe we are all meant for a purpose. I believe if we knew our purpose and committed …
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2014 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
4 years ago

2014 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

By  •  World, Culture

It’s 2014, and human trafficking and slavery is still thriving in all corners of the world. This problem, which is so mortifying and unjust, can unitedly be described as …
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The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide
4 years ago

The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide

“Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to …
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From Invisibility to Inclusion: Children With Disabilities
4 years ago

From Invisibility to Inclusion: Children With Disabilities

“Children do not accept unnecessary limits. Neither should we.”

That statement, made in the 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children by UNICEF’s Executive Director, sums up …
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Advertising’s Image of Women Creates Public Health Problems [Video]
4 years ago

Advertising’s Image of Women Creates Public Health Problems [Video]

By  •  Life, Culture

Conscious Magazine has been working hard to have conversations that matter since 2010. But after watching the video below, we are in crisis mode. Jean Kilbourne Ed.D., author, speaker, …
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Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day
4 years ago

Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day

Make a promise and fight for someone’s rights…Human Rights Day is celebrated to “intensify our efforts to fulfill our collective responsibility to promote and protect the rights and dignity …
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Giving Tuesday! Help Good Go Viral!
4 years ago

Giving Tuesday! Help Good Go Viral!

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the season! Explore the ways you can support something bigger than yourself. “No one has …
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5 Inspirational Songs of 2013
4 years ago

5 Inspirational Songs of 2013

Musicians in today’s spotlight have the rare opportunity to entertain their audiences while also expressing themselves through the music they create. Each song is a unique chance …
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The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know
4 years ago

The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know

Encompassing a brilliant combination of talent, dedication, will power, and inspiration, Richard Incognito and Jonathan Martin both traveled long, arduous roads before earning coveted roster spots with the Miami …
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The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.
4 years ago

The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.

“Empowerment requires much more than a single transaction or temporary assistance. This is the truth we [Krochet Kids] have found in our work.” -Krochet Kids Intl. The Empowerment …
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Listen Up Adults: A Call to Action Film from Children in Nicaragua
4 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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How One Family is Raising Awareness of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
4 years ago

How One Family is Raising Awareness of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

“12,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) every year and the risk increases with age.” (WebMD).

Michael Poalillo, at just fifty nine years old was …
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