Image

Global Issues

How Haitian Leaders Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
5 months ago

How Haitian Leaders Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis

We are just learning how COVID-19 is impacting communities in the global south. There have been problematic projections for nations like Haiti without access to as many hospitals or materials. …
Read More

How a Social Enterprise Fights Poverty through Smart Farming
5 months ago

How a Social Enterprise Fights Poverty through Smart Farming

Social entrepreneur Stephen Ekoom’s interest lies in the intersection of agriculture, community development, and business. His zest for life and infectious enthusiasm shines through as he speaks excitedly about the …
Read More

5 Indigenous-Led Conservation Organizations to Explore
7 months ago

5 Indigenous-Led Conservation Organizations to Explore

Indigenous wisdom is not optional, it is integral to sustainable change. If we are to work together as a global community to accomplish anything, whether economic development, conservation, health promotion, …
Read More

Decolonizing Our Concept of Conservation for Earth Day 2020
7 months ago

Decolonizing Our Concept of Conservation for Earth Day 2020

Today we observe the 50th annual Earth Day. Initiated in 1970, Earth Day exists to “drive transformative change for people and planet”. Inspired by the college based anti-war protests in …
Read More

Environmental Intelligence: Seeking Grounds While Reaching New Heights
7 months ago

Environmental Intelligence: Seeking Grounds While Reaching New Heights

The final months of 2019 will be remembered as a moment of reckoning to the imminent threat posed by global warming. Young climate activists around the world entered the political …
Read More

Crisis Text Line Providing Support for Healthcare Professionals and Essential Workers
8 months ago

Crisis Text Line Providing Support for Healthcare Professionals and Essential Workers

During our COVID-19 pandemic world crisis, our health care professionals are getting the job done by providing and protecting people at their very worse while risking their own health. And …
Read More

The 2019 Social Good Summit—3 Big Ideas to Take Us Forward 
1 year ago

The 2019 Social Good Summit—3 Big Ideas to Take Us Forward 

“Our impact is unimaginably amplified when we work together.” —Asha Curran, CEO of Giving Tuesday  

The 2019 Social Good Summit (presented by 92Y, Mashable, the United Nations Foundation, and the …
Read More

Earth Day—Educating Ourselves through Lessons in History and Current Events
2 years ago

Earth Day—Educating Ourselves through Lessons in History and Current Events

As Earth Day approaches us, I can just see the flood of Google searches of “what to do on Earth Day” and the influx of articles telling you 5 small …
Read More

Becoming Conscious: We Can’t Change Everything, But We Can Change a Lot of Little Somethings
2 years ago

Becoming Conscious: We Can’t Change Everything, But We Can Change a Lot of Little Somethings

I didn’t see who slipped in behind me until the elevator doors had closed.

My senses took in the scene faster than my brain could process. A case of …
Read More

CONSCIOUS x WHO THEY ARE | The Impact of Air Travel Tourism on Modern Day Slavery
2 years ago

CONSCIOUS x WHO THEY ARE | The Impact of Air Travel Tourism on Modern Day Slavery

This article is presented by Who They Are, a collaborative Media Partner of Conscious Magazine. Please visit whotheyare.com for more Freedom Fighter stories.

While one may experience the …
Read More

11 Organizations Creating a World Without Human Trafficking Presented by Who They Are
2 years ago

11 Organizations Creating a World Without Human Trafficking Presented by Who They Are

January is the official month for Human Trafficking Awareness. In 2019, we have the tools to gain knowledge within seconds. With passenger self-driven cars, taking flight over oceans, practically living …
Read More

The Impact of the Water Crisis on Families Around the World
2 years ago

The Impact of the Water Crisis on Families Around the World

Around the world, people have found new life because of clean water. Access to abundances of clean water is an issue many people deal with every day. According to the …
Read More

Signs Of Domestic Violence And How To Help
2 years ago

Signs Of Domestic Violence And How To Help

On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide. (National Coalition Against Domestic Abuse).

According to The Joyful Heart Foundation, a domestic violence …
Read More

Why Fair Trade Matters
3 years ago

Why Fair Trade Matters

Conscious shoppers have a lot to consider during their everyday purchases–whether it’s the types of ingredients in products at the grocery store, how clothes are manufactured, or …
Read More

Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy
3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy

Lately, AI has been the source of various articles and discussions. A new frontier, a new era, and a new industrial revolution have been dawning. Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt calls …
Read More

In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future
4 years ago

In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future

It has been two years since Thythy’s husband died of AIDS. The 29-year-old mother of two gets by on donated rice and fish from her church, and the meager earnings …
Read More

The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
4 years 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 …
Read More

How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis
5 years ago

How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis

Last week I boarded a flight to Istanbul, Turkey to attend the first ever World Humanitarian Summit, as part of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s call for humanity—people’s …
Read More

Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis
5 years ago

Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis

The Nepalese community in England united last week in protest of the unofficial, yet ongoing, blockade between Nepal and India. The demonstration coincided with a visit from Indian Prime Minister …
Read More

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade
6 years ago

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade

As consumers we need to sort through many messages regarding fair trade these days and it can be overwhelming for the most conscious of us to differentiate between labels. As the …
Read More

On A Mission To Help Adoptive Families Overcome Crisis
6 years ago

On A Mission To Help Adoptive Families Overcome Crisis

Barbara DiGangi and Meredith Silversmith, the founders of Project Bond, are on a mission to help adoptive families overcome crisis and thrive. As they say, “Everyone deserves a peaceful home.”

Many adoptive families …
Read More

Arkansas Activists Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking
6 years ago

Arkansas Activists Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Sometimes the urge to do something significant consumes me. One social issue that devours my moonlight hours is human trafficking in the handsome state where I reside, Arkansas. Anyone who has …
Read More

Empowering the Women of the Dalit Caste
6 years ago

Empowering the Women of the Dalit Caste

I traveled to India alone in August, before I left family and friends were quick to warn about the differences in culture, and how I should prepare …
Read More

Rivers of the World Believe that to Dream is to Live
6 years ago

Rivers of the World Believe that to Dream is to Live

By  •  Culture, Poverty, World

Take a trip down memory lane and go back to your childhood days in elementary school. Remember how your teachers more often than not would always ask …
Read More

How Fair Trade Helps Create A Legacy // Part 2
6 years ago

How Fair Trade Helps Create A Legacy // Part 2

Editor’s Note: Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Amanda Judge from Faire Collection to learn how her journey in fair trade fashion has helped eradicate poverty. Find out more about Amanda Judge in …
Read More

Top