Posts Tagged as ‘guide to’

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: 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: 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

guide to: 10 facts you don’t know about poverty and homelessness in the U.S.

Some shocking facts about the current state of poverty and homelessness in the United States.

May 20, 2010 by Annie | 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 »

guide to: 5 things you should know about Earth Day

Originally posted by Causecast by ERIN SWAN, Causecast Editor Every year, people around the world celebrate Earth Day by participating in a beach clean-up, planting trees or enjoying a festival. But how much do you know about this important holiday? Here are five things you should know about Earth Day. 1. Earth Day was founded [...]

April 21, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: How to be a citizen journalist

Original post by Causecast by SARAH NELSON, Contributing Writer The explosion of the internet has redefined the way the world obtains news and who we trust to deliver it. A market for news media that used to have a few key voices is now driven by the voice of the audience. The grass-roots movement of [...]

April 19, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Sites to look out for the 2010 Webby Awards!

The nominees for the 2010 Webby Awards were announced yesterday and Breakthrough has chosen it’s favorite of all the socially-conscious and politically-aware hopeful awardees.

April 15, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: In Child Abuse prevention month – 10 things you didn’t know

Get your facts straight about child abuse in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

April 1, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Ten things you should know about world literacy

Orginally posted on Causecast.org by SARAH NELSON, Contributing Writer 1. An estimated 26 percent of the global population, one billion adults around the world, are unable to read or write. 2. Two-thirds of illiterate adults are women. The gender education gap is improving, but girls are often given an inferior education to their male classmates [...]

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

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