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5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind
6 years ago

5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind

Perusing through Kickstarter is probably one of the best ways to catch a glimpse into the future. Because this invention launchpad is accessible to anyone gutsy enough to bring their …
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The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
6 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 …
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Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope
6 years ago

Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope

Traumatized teens and centers of influence find extraordinary common ground with images of hope Behind a wolf mask. In an empty theater. On the roof of a stadium.

In April …
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Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far
6 years ago

Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far

Legacy. For better or worse, everyone has one. My hope is for my children to dream big for themselves and the world in which they live. My goal is to …
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Changing The Way We Visualize The Syrian Refugee Crisis
6 years ago

Changing The Way We Visualize The Syrian Refugee Crisis

There are over 4 million refugees (and counting) who have left ‪Syria since the beginning of the war. For many of us, the only context we get to understand the …
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How To Help Fight Against Human Trafficking, Our Century’s Greatest Injustice
6 years ago

How To Help Fight Against Human Trafficking, Our Century’s Greatest Injustice

It is a daunting issue. It is a current issue. It is an issue that is not going away on its own. Human Trafficking affects millions of people and sadly, …
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Advocate For Our Future: Take Action Against Human Trafficking
6 years ago

Advocate For Our Future: Take Action Against Human Trafficking

I walked through the doors of the safe home for the first time, bracing myself for what I was about to see. But nothing could have prepared me for how …
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The Story That Will Make You Understand The Crisis and Courage in Congo
7 years ago

The Story That Will Make You Understand The Crisis and Courage in Congo

I lay on a foam mattress, draped by a thin blanket and a mosquito net, wondering if I should move my bed away from the window. Gunshots and screams continued …
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What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking Today
7 years ago

What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking Today

“The victims of this crime each have a name,” says Secretary of State John Kerry, referring to the victims of human trafficking. Just this past July, he released the 2015 …
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Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries
7 years ago

Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries

Though I am a medical student, until I began an internship earlier this summer, I did not realize just how much I have always taken vaccines for granted. I have …
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World Day Against Trafficking And The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery
7 years ago

World Day Against Trafficking And The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery

The recruitment, transportation, transfer of human beings through use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, use of power or paying a person in control of the victim is known as …
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Celebrating Our Independence With  July 4th Inspiration
7 years ago

Celebrating Our Independence With July 4th Inspiration

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And there is one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, …
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Ending The State Of Extreme Global Poverty By 2030
7 years ago

Ending The State Of Extreme Global Poverty By 2030

We often see heartbreaking images of extreme poverty in the developing world and think, “that’s terrible.” We likely leave that thought with two conclusions: luckily there are organizations out there …
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5 Ways To Take Action During National Women’s Health Week
7 years ago

5 Ways To Take Action During National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), which begins on Mother’s Day, is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health according to womenshealth.gov. The …
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How Motherhood Ignites A Passion For A Better World
7 years ago

How Motherhood Ignites A Passion For A Better World

Being a mother changes you to the core in ways that affect our immediate surroundings, but also how we see the world.

For most, it begins with a physical manifestation …
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The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act in America
7 years ago

The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act in America

It’s hard to believe how prevalent sex trafficking is in America. The real perpetrators are nearly impossible to trace because of the nature of the industry. Verbal threats and untraceable …
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How to Transform Waste Into a Community Space
7 years ago

How to Transform Waste Into a Community Space

Worldwide, from New Zealand to Kenya to the U.S., there is a growing movement to transform waste into communal space.  For two unforgettable weeks this March, the community of El …
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Dad And Daughter Duo On a Mission To reKindle Kindness Across America
7 years ago

Dad And Daughter Duo On a Mission To reKindle Kindness Across America

Have you ever wasted a few too many hours watching YouTube videos? Single dad Chris Hooley and his 11-year-old daughter Kaylee are no different, and one steamy Arizona day …
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More Than 60,000 Homeless in NYC And How You Can Help
7 years ago

More Than 60,000 Homeless in NYC And How You Can Help

It is quite possible that wherever one may walk in the city one may be greeted by a homeless person, or in actuality, one is given an opportunity to help …
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Arkansas Activists Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking
7 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 …
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How The Power Of A Bicycle Gives Mobility And  Possibility
7 years ago

How The Power Of A Bicycle Gives Mobility And Possibility

We all want to make a difference, and the easiest way to do that is by connecting activism with a habit. In my introductory column, I said, “If you love …
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How Do 3 Guys, 1 Health Bar, and A Community Help To Cure Global Hunger?
7 years ago

How Do 3 Guys, 1 Health Bar, and A Community Help To Cure Global Hunger?

California Based do-gooders (above left to right) Todd Grinnell, Ravi Patel and Ryan Devlin founded the health bar company, This Bar Saves Lives. This Bar is on a mission to provide …
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Empower Youth To Reshape the Future
7 years ago

Empower Youth To Reshape the Future

Editor’s Note: Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Kellie Kreiss, Co-Founder of Global Populace, to tell stories of impact that encourage an exchange of ideas. Find out more about Kellie …
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His Voice Became The Thousands of Unheard People in Southeast Asia
8 years ago

His Voice Became The Thousands of Unheard People in Southeast Asia

Editor’s Note Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Kellie Kreiss, Co-Founder of Global Populace, to tell stories of impact that encourage an exchange of ideas. Find out more about Kellie …
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Goonj Launches A Million Voices: A Global Campaign to Shun the Shame and Silence Around Female Health
8 years ago

Goonj Launches A Million Voices: A Global Campaign to Shun the Shame and Silence Around Female Health

World wide, whether it’s the developed or the developing world, menses or menarche, has been a word shrouded in a culture of shame and silence for countless …
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