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guide to: 10 out-of-the-box ways to contribute to relief efforts in Japan

The devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 has left the country and its people in dire need of the world’s help. As the search and rescue efforts yield little results, and some of the country’s nuclear power plants are at serious risk of meltdown, governments and institutions across [...]

March 14, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: 10 things nonprofits should know for the DoGooder Awards

We love contests! On the heels of of our very own I AM THIS LAND contest on diversity (bear with us, winners will be announced soon!!!)  See3 and YouTube are back for the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards! We’re very excited for this, because Breakthrough picked up the honor back in 2009 for our film, “Death [...]

February 9, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide-to: Human Rights Day 2010

Today marks the 62nd annual Human Rights Day across the globe. In 1948, the founding members of the UN came together to create the “Universal Declaration on Human Rights,” the world’s first formal proclamation of the rights shared by all people throughout the world. Soon after, December 10th was named “Human Rights Day” to celebrate [...]

December 10, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

guide-to: Digital campaigns (such as Kim Kardashian is dead) on World AIDS Day

While historically a day to reflect and remember those who have died of the disease, more recent World AIDS Days have brought welcome celebrations. There are reasons why: such as increased availability of treatment services and the near eradication of mother to child transmission in the United States. By leveraging the power of celebrities, the [...]

December 1, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Issues and races to watch, election day 2010

Two years after placing President Obama in the White House with a burst of national ebullience, we are greeting decision 2010 in a decidedly different national mood. Americans continue to be affected by the recession, despite it meeting its official end since the last election cycle.  Despite the economy dominating the election,  many other important [...]

November 2, 2010 by Ava | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Our top picks during National Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year, from September 15-October 15, the U.S. observes National Hispanic Heritage Month during which we celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans who trace their ancestry to Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This observation was initiated as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded [...]

September 23, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Educate yourself about religion, then make opinions about the Mosque

The acts of terror on the World Trade Center that occurred nine years ago, made it clear that it is necessary to have cross-cultural dialogue. The continued elevated controversy over the so called “ground-zero mosque” is evidence that almost a decade since the 9/11 attacks we haven’t communicated, therefore, we haven’t grown. Unfortunately, many Americans [...]

August 25, 2010 by Yasemin | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

guide to: A horrible term in the headlines – “anchor baby”

From our Restore Fairness blog. The 14th amendment, established in 1868 as a major gain from the Civil War, united a nation that was once half-slave and half-free. Today, some Republicans wish to revisit the debate of 1868 and revoke its notion of birthright citizenship in order to help prevent undocumented immigration. Instead of focusing [...]

August 20, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: How to prevent cyberbullying

We’ve been updating you about the tragic cases of cyberbullying taken to the extreme.  For example, one mother in Westchester County, N.Y., discovered Formspring when her daughter came to her, sobbing, after reading putdown after putdown.  We also reported on the suicides committed by two 11-year-olds who could no longer withstand homophobic cyber bullying. Read [...]

August 2, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: How to protect the oceans

Original post on Causecast by SARAH NELSON, Contributing Writer Recent news of the oil spill off the Gulf Coast is just the most recent trauma suffered by our planet’s largest resource. Pollution, oil spills and climate change are just some of the threats to the world’s oceans. Each year, more than 20 billion pounds of [...]

June 2, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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