Results for April, 2010

breakthrough beat: Bell Bajao! campaign on domestic violence at Cannes!

Breakthrough is proud to announce that our three Bell Bajao! films will be featured at Cannes Film Festival for the Short Film Corner! The films will be shown as part of the Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Short Film Contest. The festival will be from May 12th-23rd. “The Short Film Corner, the most important platform [...]

April 30, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Politician breaks down the best way to contact Congressmen

In this TEDtalk, California politician, Omar Ahmad, gives a tutorial on the best ways to contact our elected officials. Those who are doing grassroots work or individuals who just have something to say should really take notes. And those looking to challenge the racist setback going on in Arizona please watch. He provides some interesting [...]

April 29, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

culture shockers: Artist MIA’s new video smells like Arizona

M.I.A.’s “Born Free” music video release creates a tidal wave of controversy with its suggestive political commentary.

April 28, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

breakthrough beat: Bollywood writer says term “domestic violence” is not a strong enough term

Bell Bajao’s second in its series of celebrity champion voices against domestic violence: Mr. Javed Akhtar.

April 28, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: New Jersey students ban together to protest statewide educational budget cuts

Students all over New Jersey cut class to protest the recent cutbacks in funding to schools.

April 28, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: If you’re from Arizona are you defending your state?

Most of the media against the bill has taken to harsh criticism about Arizona including President Obama calling the law misguided. But Meghan McCain took to the blogs to defend her home state even though she disagrees with the decision. In a blog written in The Daily Beast, she called for the media to be [...]

April 27, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: NGO sets up radio program in Haiti

When you think of the needs for survivors of a major earthquake, you probably think of food, water, medical care and shelter, right? Well, Intranews saw a hole to fill and set up radio communications in Haiti immediately following the earthquake. The international media development organization sent a team of media specialists and radio technicians [...]

April 27, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: TODAY – Tell the FCC to protect free speech online

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently taking comments regarding the free flow of information online. Right now, the FCC is debating whether or not to stop cable and telephone companies from monitoring customers’ online activity. If the FCC chooses not to act, this could lead to censorship and corporate favoring, limiting the online voice [...]

April 26, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Arizonians against racist Arizona immigration law

The federal government hasn’t done enough to advance immigration reform, and now Arizona has responded with legal state discrimination. While the battle over the bill rages on, we’d like to say kudos to those in Arizona who are standing up for the rights of immigrants and right on the frontlines. Jesus Serrano, owner of a [...]

April 26, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

culture shockers: On Earth Day, women are the key to environmental change

Women for Women International CEO explains that if we empower women they can help bring about environmental changes.

April 22, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

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