Posts Tagged as ‘petition’

b-the-change: Tune into the Colbert Report tonight in support of Jose Antonio Vargas’ petition to “Define American”

When the New York Times published Jose Antonio Vargas’s piece “My Life As an Undocumented Immigrant” it shed  light on a huge issue.  He decided to quit his job as a journalist, and took the risk of coming clean about his immigration status in his hope to launch “Define American” a campaign he hopes will strike up a [...]

July 14, 2011 by Maya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Sign the petition now for climate change at Copenhagen summit!

We received this email from Avazz and we want you to help for climate change. With just 2 days left, the historic Copenhagen climate summit is failing. World leaders have begun the final hours of direct negotiations. The UK Prime Minister has directly appealed to Avaaz to build the tidal wave of public pressure needed [...]

December 17, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

b-the change: Sign the Petition to keep Reading Rainbow on the air

Last week we expressed our horror over the fact that Reading Rainbow was being brought to an end after 26 wonderful years (the third longest-running program on PBS). The show that brought reading to TV and engaged children in the experiential excitement of books is being taken off the air to make space for a [...]

September 4, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: #takeaction sign the human rights petition to investigate the murder of Natalia Estemirova

A twitter post from our friends at WITNESS asking people to sign after the loss of their friend: #takeaction Sign the HR First petition demanding Russia investigate the abduction and murder of Natalia Estemirova From the WITNESS site:  Human Rights Activist Murdered in Chechnya Natalia Estemirova, a member of our partner organization Memorial in [...]

July 16, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

our daily chirp: 4 years after Katrina, the Gulf Coast is still not fully recovered and needs your help!

Our friends at are always taking the lead on establishing critical petitions. You’ll want to type your John Hancock to this one: 4 years after Katrina, the Gulf Coast is still not fully recovered and needs your help! The bill which is soon to be introduced into Congress by Representative Zoe Lofgren’s [...]

May 21, 2009 by heidi | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @act4humanrights: Take action for women!

While the United Nations has four departments that work towards womens’ rights and empowerment, a call has been put out there for a more cohesive entity that can perform faster, more effective change. Do your bit and act4humanrights. Take Action: Build a United Nations that really works for all women! Follow us on Twitter.

March 23, 2009 by admin | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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