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The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place on December 6th from 5-7pm in Nashville, Tennessee. The planning committee for the event is now accepting nominations for the prestigious human rights awards. - October 01, 2016 - United for Human Rights
myGwork has partnered with Gay Star News to create the largest online hub for LGBTI professionals in the world. myGwork is the online network for LGBTI professionals, helping organisations promote their LGBT-friendly credentials. myGwork’s partners wanted the network to grow faster and stronger... - September 30, 2016 - myGwork
The planning committee for the Tennessee celebration of International Human Rights Day has confirmed the theme for the event to raise awareness of child trafficking in the state. - September 24, 2016 - United for Human Rights
The Tennessee chapter of United for Human Rights (TNUHR) held a dynamic panel discussion on International Peace Day this year. - September 24, 2016 - United for Human Rights
A tremendous victory for human trafficking survivors. In a pioneering human trafficking case brought in the Eastern District of Michigan federal court by Nakisha Chaney of NachtLaw P.C, Judge Stephen J. Murphy, III entered a half-million dollar judgment against Michigan psychiatrist Mamoun Dabbagh for his role in a human trafficking scheme. - September 23, 2016 - NachtLaw, P.C.
The planning committee for the Tennessee celebration of International Human Rights Day has set a date for the 2016 event. - September 17, 2016 - United for Human Rights
Asante Africa Foundation (based in Oakland) has been recognized by the United Nations as a Best Practice to Do “Good” for Girls. The UNGEI Good Practice Fund supported organisations and local governments from across the globe to shed light on best practices and lessons learnt in gender focused education initiatives. Out of 450 global nominations, 17 programs-including Asante Africa Foundation were chosen to be highlighted as unique and creative ways of promoting and sustaining girls’ education. - September 14, 2016 - Asante Africa Foundation
On Thursday September 29th, Lend a Hand Uganda USA (LAHU-USA) will be hosting its’ Second Annual Poker Tournament at Black Label Wines to raise money to kick-off their Ginger Farm Project in Butambala outside the Kampala region in Uganda. - September 14, 2016 - Lend a Hand Uganda USA
Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights will be holding a lunch and learn to help educate the community in honor of Mental Health Day in October. - September 09, 2016 - CCHR Nashville
The Tennessee chapter of United for Human Rights (TNUHR) is planning a dynamic panel discussion on domestic violence in honor of International Peace Day this year. - September 01, 2016 - United for Human Rights
The planning committee for the Tennessee celebration of International Human Rights Day is preparing for the 2016 event. - September 01, 2016 - United for Human Rights
The Tennessee chapter of United for Human Rights (TNUHR) is planning a dynamic panel discussion on International Peace Day this year. - August 27, 2016 - United for Human Rights
Learn why police work is not for everyone and how it can become the ultimate life choice for others. The author has spent over four decades inside the world of police work. His memoir takes the reader on patrol, into investigations, on SWAT calls, and inside the chief’s office, all the while explaining what officers do and why. - August 11, 2016 - Forever Blue
Organization plans to raise level of services to homelessness with stronger foundation. - August 04, 2016 - Care For Friends
BeAKidsHero has launched a free 3-part online training series for parents about child sexual abuse prevention. - July 25, 2016 - BeAKidsHero™
Rae Luskin, author of the award-winning book "The Creative Activist," will be hosting The Creative Activist Virtual Summit from August 15th – 22nd, 2016. Featuring 24 expert guest speakers, the goals of this year’s summit are to provide practical tools, fresh ideas, and inspiration... - July 22, 2016 - The Winning Adventure
The world has long been captivated by the bohemian spirit of Greenwich Village. The Village has always encouraged creative minds and promoted free expression. It has been home to visionaries such as Edward Hopper, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Jack Kerouac, Willa Cather and others. Classic bands like the... - July 19, 2016 - Venture
The Tennessee chapter of United for Human Rights (TNUHR) is making plans International Peace Day on September 21st. - July 15, 2016 - United for Human Rights
Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, esteemed member of America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals has now been selected to be included in the Honor Roll for her accomplishments in the field of American Indian Education Programs. - July 07, 2016 - America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals
UR2.Global names renown multi-instrumental musician, composer, arranger, and producer Premik Russell Tubbs as its 2016 Honorary Artist-in-Residence for its humanitarian project which showcases the ARTS to uplift the self-esteem of humanity. Premik has worked with Sting, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Herbie... - June 07, 2016 - UR2.Global
Wrongful conviction based largely on discredited bite-mark science - June 03, 2016 - California Western School of Law
“Dr. Death” isn’t so unusual in the psychiatric industry – exhibit documents the pseudoscience and sordid history of psychiatry. - May 25, 2016 - CCHR Nashville
Speaksli, a 2016 finalist in the prestigious MassChallenge Switzerland startup accelerator program, is an EdTech startup focused on helping refugees in Germany acquire essential language and cultural integration skills. This release covers the growth in the size of the immigrant population and explains how the Speaksli animated language learning platform is the ideal solution to help refugees in Germany learn German so that they can comply with the 3-year mandate to keep their residency rights. - May 20, 2016 - Speaksli
Hamid Karam's feature-length documentary will give people a voice who were affected by the war which took place in the summer of 2006, involving Lebanon and Israel. - May 08, 2016 - Hamid Karam Productions
Director Debbie Goodstein Explores Her Family’s History Over 70-Year Span in Separate Films Made 25 Years Apart - May 03, 2016 - Debbie Goodstein
The annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association takes place May 14-18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. On Saturday, May 14, members of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) are organizing a protest in the name of justice for mental health. Formed in 1969, today there are hundreds of... - May 01, 2016 - CCHR Nashville
Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, of Santa Maria, California, has recently been recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of American Indian Educational Programs. In honor of her accomplishments and professionalism, Ms. Minor-Munro’s image was projected over Times Square, New York, on December 18, 2015. - April 27, 2016 - Strathmore Who's Who
David Sugarman invited to DPRK by Ambassadors during discussions about tensions surrounding North Korea. American Otto Warmbier and Sugarman’s connection to basketball also part of the discussion. - April 25, 2016 - SugarTime Records
Author and Dating Coach Alan Roger Currie is going to collaborate with the Take Back The Night Foundation and speak to college students across the country to address how to diminish and ultimately eliminate incidents of date-rape and sexual assault on college campuses. The Take Back The Night Foundation was founded by Sexual Violence Prevention Expert and Activist Katie Koestner, who was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine in June 1991 as the first victim of date-rape to report it publicly. - April 21, 2016 - Mode One Multimedia, Inc.
Specialists from the Violence Prevention Agency (VPA), Dr. Tau Braun, executive director of the VPA, Captain Bob Martin, senior advisor at the VPA, and Alissa Parker, co-founder, Safe and Sound Schools, will present evidence-based violence prevention strategies at NACCHO’s 2016 Preparedness Summit, “Planning Today for Rebuilding Tomorrow: Resiliency & Recovery in the 21st Century,” taking place on April 19–22, in Dallas, Texas. - April 19, 2016 - Violence Prevention Agency
John Manimas predicts millions of voters will write-in his name for the office of President in November 2016 because of the electorate's extreme dissatisfaction with the two-party tyranny. Manimas offers a new election system that uses vote donation and party coalitions to identify a legitimate new political majority. - April 07, 2016 - John Manimas Publishing
New York Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova helped a life-long resident of Long Island to obtain proof of his U.S. citizenship. - April 05, 2016 - Law Office of Alena Shautsova
Prosecutors and Judges Could Not Withstand Judiciary Committee Investigation, Says A Just Cause - April 01, 2016 - A Just Cause
As many as 50 national leaders, an exclusive group of C-Suite Executives, Entrepreneurs, Community and Civic Leaders, will participate at the SOAR Community Summit, during the full day of panel discussions and presentations. - March 30, 2016 - SOAR Community Network
This exhibit will take the audience through a journey that separates the sense of self worth from external attributes of identity, to ultimately confront the reality acid attack victims experience. The show challenges the collection of attributes that defines how people see themselves, and how others perceive them and to answer the question: Who am I? - March 23, 2016 - Gallery House
To celebrate April the month dedicated to the Earth, Sexual Assault Awareness, Sexually Transmitted disease Awareness and Poetry, the Grace Divine Gallery with Sam Shakib bring together over 30 original large-scale artworks that speak to critical social issues including depression, suicide, abortion, sexual identity, gay rights, rape, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, stillbirth, PMS, pregnancy, fertility, harassment, sexual objectification and others in an art show titled, SPEAK OUT. - March 16, 2016 - Grace Divine Gallery
David Sugarman launched into the political/social activism spotlight in 2013 after he launched the #BringBaeBack campaign to raise awareness for American Kenneth Bae, who is imprisoned in North Korea. Sugarman’s goal in creating this campaign was to create more public support for the release of Bae. Through this initiative, Sugarman has met with top-tier government, political and social figures that include US Representative Charles Rangel (NY-D), and Reverend Jesse Jackson. - March 16, 2016 - SugarTime Records
The world premiere of The Promised Band, directed by Jen Heck, took the 2016 Cinequest Film Festival by storm. After shaking up the conversation about peace, borders and friendship in the Middle East and packing theaters for four screenings, The Promised Band received two awards; Best Documentary Feature,... - March 15, 2016 - The Promised Band
SunFrog Shirts announces a new alliance with the popular charitable website, OmniPeace. SunFrog, a leader and innovator in the T-shirt industry, was chosen by the charity organization for their expertise in printing and marketing for the now in-demand shirt designs. SunFrog will carry, and expand, the... - March 14, 2016 -
Spotlight on Capitol Hill Gives Listeners an In-Depth Look at Initiatives and the Legislative Agendas of Our Elected Officials in Washington, D.C. - March 10, 2016 - A Just Cause
With the passage of HB-4071 Oregon will provide a COFA Premium Assistance Program that allows health care coverage for COFA Pacific Islanders beginning in January 2017. The Oregon legislature unanimously passed a watershed health care program that will give 1500 adult COFA Oregonians, whose income falls below 138% of the Federal Poverty limit, Medicaid-like health insurance coverage. Oregonian COFA Islanders are eligible to sign up to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and COFA. - March 09, 2016 - COFA Alliance National Network
Helping Bags was created as a local outreach program for the homeless of San Diego, CA to give free bags filled with essential items such as water, food, toilet paper, new socks, and other products needed to survive on the hard streets. - March 07, 2016 - Helping Bags
Emotional Abuse is alive and well. Contrary to popular belief, emotional abuse is not just something that happens from parent to child, or occurs in teenage love affairs. Adult women face emotional distress in their friendships as well, daily, says Alexis Nicole White. - March 04, 2016 - Alexis Nicole White Media
Jeanine Joy, the Founder and CEO of Happiness 1st Institute, has extended her research into applying The Smart Way meta-cognitive processes and emotional guidance to the problem of crime. Criminology research supports her position that by changing the underlying psychology to healthier states, an individual... - February 01, 2016 - Happiness 1st Institute
Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Nashville (CCHR Nashville) held a special briefing on The Men Behind Hitler in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27. - January 30, 2016 - CCHR Nashville
Board members of a social services organization slept outdoors in Chicago to raise awareness and funds to help homeless. - January 30, 2016 - Care For Friends
Through empowerment programs, books, crisis help, weekly group discussions, community activities, tutoring, and a place to stay during times of emergencies, Project READ will give Liberian girls a safe place to simply be girls and give girls wings to soar. - January 28, 2016 - Resources and Outreach for Liberia (ROL)
Aaron Samson, the CEO and Founder of, local lawn care company, Lush Lawn, traveled to the city of Flint, January 21st 2016, to bring donated water bottles to the Flint Fire Station, located at 310 E. 5th St. - January 22, 2016 - Safari Tree
Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, of Santa Maria, California, has recently been recognized as a 2016 Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of American Indian Educational Programs. - January 20, 2016 - Strathmore Who's Who
2015 saw the formation of Tennessee United for Human Rights, and in 2016 the organization is taking things to a whole new level. - January 16, 2016 - United for Human Rights
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