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Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge
4 years ago

Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge

By  •  Sports, Culture

This past weekend marked the beginning of another season with the National Football League. Bringing in over $9 Billion annually and growing, no one can deny the power the …
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Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans
4 years ago

Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans

You would be hard pressed to find a sports fan who does not know the name, Justin Verlander. As the only pitcher to win the Rookie of the Year …
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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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SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers
4 years ago

SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers

If you are looking for an escape from the hot and crowded city streets without actually having to leave Manhattan, search no further. The SummerStage festival gives you the …
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HEROSHOES.. A Glimpse Of Hope Walking Through The Streets
4 years ago

HEROSHOES.. A Glimpse Of Hope Walking Through The Streets

What do you notice when you walk down the street – is it the architecture of the buildings that surround you? …
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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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Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music
4 years ago

Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music

Too often, stories from Africa are ones of poverty, war, and corruption.

Erin Levin decided she wanted to change that.

Upon graduating from college in 2007, Erin was interning …
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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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My Life As A Refugee [App]
4 years ago

My Life As A Refugee [App]

By  •  Tech, Culture

Image by T. Irwin via UNHCR 

This month, Conscious is celebrating Freedom. But it is too often that Americans forget or overlook the …
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Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound
4 years ago

Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound

[Image taken at Serendipity Cafe in NYC]

Sometimes as we venture through this thing called life, we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of work, …
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Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]
4 years ago

Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]

Celebrate Independence Day with our Fireworks Playlist. Turn up the music, be in the moment, and enjoy your friends + family! Just a few songs we would listen to …
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This Week in Photos [Freedom]
4 years ago

This Week in Photos [Freedom]

Photo Credit: 01 Nestegg.typepad.com | 02 Jon Macapodi | 03 DapperLou.com | 04 Uknown | 05 Jon Macapodi | 06 Ryan Halsey | 07 Fab.com | 08 Bert Roberts | …
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The Me N Ma Girls: Finding Their Voice
4 years ago

The Me N Ma Girls: Finding Their Voice

Individuality. Style. Originality. These are all things you’d expect from pop music, right? But what if you are the first original girl group in your country and …
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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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Filmmakers Aaron & Alex Craig Bring Unique Vision to Films
4 years ago

Filmmakers Aaron & Alex Craig Bring Unique Vision to Films

It began as an idea in the minds of two young brothers.  In their heads, they crafted the story of a mad scientist and his quest to create a …
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Summer Music Festivals With Local + Global Impact
4 years ago

Summer Music Festivals With Local + Global Impact

Summer has finally arrived, and for a music lover that means one thing: music festivals.

While going to a concert is enjoyable year-round, there is something about …
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Conscious Entertaining – Tips To Make Your Party Matter
4 years ago

Conscious Entertaining – Tips To Make Your Party Matter

By  •  Culture

 

01 | MAKE IT MATTER:  Support your local nonprofit or favorite cause by turning your party into a giving event with an organization like Eat for Equity.

02 …
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Every Beat Counts: OneRepublic Uses Heart Beat as Inspiration
4 years ago

Every Beat Counts: OneRepublic Uses Heart Beat as Inspiration

With the right inspiration, music has the ability to come alive and reach people in a powerful and unique way. And that is exactly what OneRepublic had …
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Round the World – Not Just for Columbus Anymore
4 years ago

Round the World – Not Just for Columbus Anymore

By  •  Travel, Culture

Long ago, only the likes of men such as Christopher Columbus or Magellan could take on the adventure of traveling around the world. Our history books …
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Conscious Thanks Our Military
4 years ago

Conscious Thanks Our Military

“Even though Memorial Day is a day to recognize and remember those who have so bravely fought and died while serving our country, I always use it as a …
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Girl Rising – A Film About Educating Girls & Changing The World
4 years ago

Girl Rising – A Film About Educating Girls & Changing The World

Tom Yellin, Executive Producer of Girl Rising, a film about educating girls and changing the world, came to IIRR’s screening of the movie on March 9th to speak …
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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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