I am reluctant to join factions or go along with media stereotypes. A movement needs to have a certain level of self-awareness.
In the summer or 2019, I spent six weeks volunteering at Rainfer Primate Rescue Centre in Madrid. This article will look at the work that Rainfer does and the reality of volunteering with them.
I spent almost a year living in the San Blas Islands of Panama, also known as the Guna Yala. There I saw some of the negative effects of missionaries on an ancient culture.
Our planet is drowning in plastic pollution. There are some steps you can take today to start reducing your plastic waste. In your home, office, and car, you have at least fifteen plastic items that can be replaced or repurposed.
A gender expert, social entrepreneur, reform advocate, and social change philanthropy practitioner, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi co-founded the first Africa-wide grant making fund, the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF), and served as the first Executive Director from 2001 – 2010.
While it will take more time to see the true impact of the pandemic on sales and consumer interest in plant-based meat and cruelty-free products, if anything could quickly shift public opinion, it would be this kind of outbreak.
This is a personal account of my experience as a census enumerator. It's a rewarding job, but a lot of hard work.
It's natural for people to want to help during hurricanes or natural disasters. Unfortunately, that help can sometimes cause more harm than good. These are the three worst ways someone can help during a natural disaster with recommendations for better channeling that motivation.
The George Floyd protests are at a turning point, and the outcome of the CHAZ experiment in Seattle is likely to determine what the future of the whole movement will look like.
Discussing politics or religion in polite company is asking for trouble. However, the consequences of avoiding political discussion could be much worse than the discomfort they cause; we'd be subjecting future society to increased political polarisation where leaders are unable to hear each other.
I and other Ontario teachers took a stand against the unjust cuts that students are now paying the price for. The Ford government has introduced harmful policies that we will not stand for, including changing classroom sizes and making e-learning mandatory.
Whether you have a large communications staff and contracted PR vendors or are an army of one, there are ways to let the world know about the great work your nonprofit is doing. Here are three ways to earn free or low-cost publicity for your nonprofit organization.
The American government has been changed by the actions of whistleblowers within government, whether their actions were seen as right or wrong at the time.
The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote in the United States. Learn about the suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony, and the struggles for suffrage..
As different as each generation is from each other, some things never change. And one similarity in particular is their ignorance of predecessors' contributions to social change.
Whether you love him or hate him, Kaepernick’s protests never involved throwing rocks through windows or fists at people’s faces, and libertarians appreciate that.
Thousands of charities across the globe launch appeals for donations year-round, but these efforts really pick up steam around Christmastime. The best recipient of your money, though, may not always be the one that’s flooding your inbox or popping up in your newsfeed.
There’s no doubt that Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, is a polarizing figure within the country’s education community. But what about her effect on the special education community? There’s been some hits and misses and a lot of uncertainty.
Is your youth group looking for ways to make money for your next mission trip or big event? Here are some of the best low or no-cost fundraising ideas.
This article seeks to offer insights aimed at helping non-profits in motivating and retaining volunteers.
Some bloggers and practitioners say strategic planning is dead and buried. I differ with that view. How can one get to her destination without a plan?
Discover new ways to spread random acts of kindness to those around you.
Find out the real reason NFL Players are kneeling during our national anthem and why condemning them for doing so is more unpatriotic than the fact that they are kneeling.
NFL fans are furious over their favorite players using TV time to make their views known on the current race issue in America. Even the president has gotten involved. Why are people so upset?
With all the discussion of whether an athlete should kneel or stand during the singing of the National Anthem, it brings up the question - where did this song we all know come from? The National Anthem was written during the War of 1812 to celebrate the resilience of the Americans.
The NFL has turned itself into a pulpit for political statements. Is that what their customers want?
Polly Letofsky spent five years walking around the world. She did it as part of a campaign to increase breast cancer awareness.
Here are some tips for how to write a fundraising letter for your next pledge drive, charity run or special event.
Most protestors never see the inside of a jail cell. However, if your plan is radical civil disobedience, you'll spend less time in jail in the El Paso County CJC by being prepared for your arrest.
Nonprofit leaders can boost their organization's success by mastering the art of storytelling. Here's an essential book to add to your professional development library.