Posts Tagged as ‘change.org’

breakthrough beat: Breakthrough launches the I AM THIS LAND video contest on diversity

Breakthrough is thrilled to announce the launch of the I AM THIS LAND video contest, a campaign that aims to start conversations about diversity, acceptance and the future of this country. I AM THIS LAND is a response to a year of divisive rhetoric. We’re saying, enough is enough: the new year provides the opportunity [...]

November 16, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Joe Sestak is making strides for LGBT rights and women’s rights

Joe Sestak, who on Tuesday won in Pennsylvania’s Democratic Senate primary, gives us hope for progress in the struggle for both LGBT and women’s rights.

May 20, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Some schools aren’t shunning but embracing Facebook – it can help students learn

Social media is perhaps the fastest growing technology being wholeheartedly supported by young people. Educators from around the country are confused by this new wave of distraction in the classrooms since Facebook and twitter has invaded cell phones. While many schools ban the mediums and often block the sites on their servers, others are saying, [...]

March 29, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: PLEASE VOTE NOW – Breakthrough needs 50 votes for immigration reform

Voting ends today! And we need 50 more votes! We need your VOTE to fix to our broken immigration system on Change.org’s Ideas for Change in America and take us one step closer to to ensure that 2010 is the year for immigration reform. Ideas for Change in America is a competition that empowers citizens [...]

February 25, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Take two seconds to VOTE for our “idea for change in America” – immigration reform

From our Restore Fairness blog: We need your vote! Vote to Restore Fairness to our broken immigration system on Change.org’s Ideas for Change in America and take us one step closer to to ensure that 2010 is the year for immigration reform. Ideas for Change in America is a competition that empowers citizens to build [...]

January 26, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Do what’s right, Sign petition to tell USA Today that phrase “illegal student” is WRONG

If you haven’t heard yet, USA Today, did the unthinkable in referring to young immigrants as “illegal students.” Where do we begin with the many ways that this is wrong. Well, for one, people are not illegal, and students are not illegal. No one can attend a school illegally. And this is extremly offensive. We [...]

December 21, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Today is Blog Action Day 2009, so lend your voice and post about climate change

Are you a blogger that cares about the climate? Show your solidarity to the international blogging community and post about climate change today. Held on October 15th every year, Blog Action Day, organized by Change.org, is an international event that aims to bring the world’s bloggers together to post on an event of global importance [...]

October 15, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Stop potential Dream Act student’s deportation

On August 19th, 19 year old Herta Llusho will be deported to Albania, a country she longer considers her home. She has struggled through more than 7 years of legal proceedings to find a way of staying in the U.S. legally, but despite her family’s efforts, her only hope is in OUR hands. Herta needs [...]

August 13, 2009 by heidi | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shocker: Jimmy Carter chooses women’s rights over his religion

Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, has recently released a declaration that he is severing ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, of which he’s been a member for nearly 60 years. He’s stated, “This view that women are somehow inferior to men is not restricted to one religion or belief. It is [...]

July 21, 2009 by rachel | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

gadgets for good: NYC teens “Discovered” a new form of activism

Fifteen New York City high-school teens have created “Discovered”, a machinama film on human sex trafficking. What is machinama? I wasn’t sure either, but it’s essentially digital animation from video game footage. The film was created for a project by Global Kids, and TODAY, July 1st, the young innovative filmmakers will present their work at [...]

July 1, 2009 by rachel | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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