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TEEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
3 years ago

TEEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

Whatever It Takes (WIT) was founded by elementary school teacher, Sarah Hernholm.  As a teacher, Sarah painted the words “Whatever It Takes” on a banner and hung it …
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Life On Central Time with John Montesi – Local Stories That Are Universally Applicable
3 years ago

Life On Central Time with John Montesi – Local Stories That Are Universally Applicable

Editor’s Note: John Montesi is joining Conscious Magazine as an Editorial Collaborator to introduce a new column called Life on Central Time. Through this column, John will use a …
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Discussions Surrounding Local Agriculture + Community. Interview with Diamond Troutman
3 years ago

Discussions Surrounding Local Agriculture + Community. Interview with Diamond Troutman

What comes to mind when you think of food and fellowship? In my opinion, bringing these two together over dinner presents one of the more joyous occasions …
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Kellie Kreiss of Global Populace: Sharing Stories of Impact + Raising Funds for NGOs
3 years ago

Kellie Kreiss of Global Populace: Sharing Stories of Impact + Raising Funds for NGOs

Images: Global Populace 

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Kellie Kreiss, co-founder of Global Populace, sets out to tell stories that encourage an exchange of ideas

Global Populace – a …
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How True Goods Founder Lives A Toxin-Free Lifestyle And 5 Ways You Can Too
3 years ago

How True Goods Founder Lives A Toxin-Free Lifestyle And 5 Ways You Can Too

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What’s the opposite of a toxin-free lifestyle? For example: Personal care products (e.g., shampoo, lotion) tend to be riddled with …
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10 Year Journey in Africa // Interview with Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder of The Akola Project
3 years ago

10 Year Journey in Africa // Interview with Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder of The Akola Project

Images courtesy of The Akola Project It was in 2004, when Brittany Merrill Underwood, founder of the Akola Project, experienced change in her life forever. Brittany, a college student who …
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Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain
3 years ago

Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain

How do you change the perception of victims?  How do you fight for women’s rights and shatter the global and societal barriers that impede equality?  How do you help the …
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ADAM BRAUN OF PENCILS OF PROMISE
3 years ago

ADAM BRAUN OF PENCILS OF PROMISE

“From everything I have seen in all my travels, I genuinely believe with all my heart that people are inherently good” -Adam Braun of Pencils Of Promise, #ConsciousLA / Mister …
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LAUREN SCRUGGS AND A LIFE ALTERING CIRCUMSTANCE
3 years ago

LAUREN SCRUGGS AND A LIFE ALTERING CIRCUMSTANCE

“We must start looking beyond other’s looks, success, failure, and character. Simply, we must see their value and worth” -Lauren Scruggs, Conscious Magazine, Issue 02

After …
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CHRISTOPHER MCDANIEL AND DANCE, A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
3 years ago

CHRISTOPHER MCDANIEL AND DANCE, A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

“I want to let them know that going through whatever situation is not the end all be all, and that they do have the option of changing …
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JOY COLLINS. RISING LA CHANGEMAKER
3 years ago

JOY COLLINS. RISING LA CHANGEMAKER

“We are vessels meant to be filled with good things and poured out for the good of others” -Joy Collins, Conscious Magazine, Issue 02

I am an …
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This Good World Interview: A Platform Sparking a DoGooder Revolution
3 years ago

This Good World Interview: A Platform Sparking a DoGooder Revolution

Have you been touched by inspiring stories that make you look at the world differently? Have you discovered brands that redefine retail and company responsibility? Has your …
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Social Imprints: A Brand that Goes Beyond Custom Tees by Giving People a Second Chance
3 years ago

Social Imprints: A Brand that Goes Beyond Custom Tees by Giving People a Second Chance

SXSW is a conference about technology, film, and music that often gets criticized for its excess and general lack of awareness of global problems. Upon visiting the …
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Padma Lakshmi Shares Her Story And Her Fight with Endometriosis
4 years ago

Padma Lakshmi Shares Her Story And Her Fight with Endometriosis

So often in life, the actions of one courageous person can help to alter the way society looks at a particular issue, such as an illness. For endometriosis, this …
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Erin’s Law – Educating Students About Child Sexual Abuse
4 years ago

Erin’s Law – Educating Students About Child Sexual Abuse

“A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him” – …
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CTAOP: Charlize Theron Fights to Stop the Spread of AIDS in South Africa
4 years ago

CTAOP: Charlize Theron Fights to Stop the Spread of AIDS in South Africa

The words “I am because we are” echo through the hearts of those who want to heal the world and rid it of HIV/AIDS. One of those …
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Living On One Dollar: Four Students Fight Against Global Poverty
4 years ago

Living On One Dollar: Four Students Fight Against Global Poverty

Sometimes all we need is to get away and gain a bit of perspective, whether it is to your old tree house in your back yard, your …
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Glenn Close – Leading the Conversation to End the Stigma of Mental Illness
4 years ago

Glenn Close – Leading the Conversation to End the Stigma of Mental Illness

Glenn Close is known for her countless roles as an actress in film, television and on stage over the years. She has been recognized for her work …
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Just Live Soccer: A Simple Act
4 years ago

Just Live Soccer: A Simple Act

This week, I had the pleasure of meeting David Ricca via Twitter and found out about Just Live Soccer.

These photos he emailed me of his organization’s work reminded me …
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Lisa Dietlin, The Lady of Impact
5 years ago

Lisa Dietlin, The Lady of Impact

Lisa Dietlin, President and CEO of Lisa M. Dietlin and Associates, Inc. serves her clients as a philanthropic agent, assisting entrepreneurial individuals and nonprofit organizations in developing …
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