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On June 15, 2014, a Caravan of Mothers whose children were lost to violence will leave from across the United States. The event is sponsored by the Inter Council For Mothers of Murdered Children, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The first bus will leave from Foothill Square, in Oakland, at 10:00... - June 15, 2014 - Inter Council for Mothers of Murdered Children
GaybeCenter.com is an online resource center and community for LGBT parents and expecting parents. Articles found on the site cover subjects such as fever care, pregnancy, safety, adoption, nursery necessities and more. The articles, blog and other aspects of the site help promote it's motto, which is Learn, Develop, Grow. Visit http://www.GaybeCenter.com for more information. - June 13, 2014 - Gaybe Center
World Vision exhibits charity garden at BBC Gardener's World to mark 30th anniversary of 1984 Ethiopian famine. - June 13, 2014 - World Vision UK
The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will honor Dr. Jorge Ribas, President & CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Inc. with the Vale la Pena! Service Award at the 2014 Champions of Character Dinner on June 18, 2014. This award is to recognize Dr. - June 09, 2014 - Washington, DC District, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will honor Michael Melton, President, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. with the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award outstanding service in supporting opportunities for local youth from low-income urban backgrounds. In addition... - June 09, 2014 - Washington, DC District, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
By the end of August, MOOC Chile (http://www.moocchile.com) will launch a free online course "International Human Rights." The program is led by Dr. José Zalaquett, a human rights activist since 1973 and human rights professor since 1995. Watch the trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIOp504lLts - June 01, 2014 - MOOC Chile
What can truly create a shared society of Jews and Arabs in Israel? - May 23, 2014 - New Israel Fund of Canada
It takes a very special person, and lots of support, to help mend the broken lives of those often overlooked or rejected by society. - May 15, 2014 - Amazing Grace Lutheran Church
Several hundred local activists and concerned community members are expected to gather at the Lake and Marshall Bridge to show support for the over 200 girls kidnapped on April 16, 2014 in Nigeria.
The local groups organized under #BringBackOurGirlsTC. Tonight’s vigil/march is the first of several... - May 09, 2014 - #BringBackOurGirlsTC
Feature documentary “David & Me” and Feature Narrative “The Wisdom To Know The Difference” Highlight Opening Night. - May 08, 2014 - Manhattan Film Festival
Invitation for upcoming event at the end of the week. - April 22, 2014 - Iranian American Community of Arizona
Law Office of Alena Shautsova, a New York Immigration law firm located in Brooklyn , provides the full spectrum of immigration services including consultations regarding immigration benefits for citizens of troubled territories. - April 17, 2014 - Law Office of Alena Shautsova
Help ETC bring attention and create awareness to teen suicide, bullying and discrimination. - April 17, 2014 - ETC (Empower the Community) Youth Group
Featuring live performances and a spectacular fashion show. World Orphanage Foundation 2nd Annual Gala 2014, on Thursday, July 10th, at the Christopher Guy showroom in West Los Angeles. - April 11, 2014 - World Orphanage Foundation
The Orlando City Hall located at 400 S. Orange Ave, 9th floor, Orlando Florida 32801, will be hosting Feed and Fortify Community Organization’s board of director’s installation ceremony on Tuesday April 29th, 2014 from 11:30 to 1:30 pm. - April 11, 2014 - Feed & Fortify Community Organization
Rochester Pastors are raising their voices against abortion in an effort to alert the Black and Hispanic communities to the reality that they have become an endangered species. An educational Youth Rally is planned for April 16. - April 02, 2014 - AmINotAChild
An eagerly awaited documentary of an incredible journey of reunion is coming to Bare Bones Film and Music Festival in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Two hundred years after they were separated by the horrors of the Transatlantic slave trade, a group of Africans and their lost family in diaspora find each other again. A timeless, universal story of discovery, acceptance and hope for the future. - March 31, 2014 - Unshackled Media
Shah Peerally, a well known attorney in California practicing immigration law has released his book, "The Immigration Lawyer-Asylum," on Amazon.com, Kindle and audio on Audible.com. The book, although an entertaining fiction, covers a number of important immigration issues especially the treatment of certain Middle Easterners. The story goes into great details in explaining a removal proceeding (deportation), a detailed description of the operations of an immigration court, and defensive asylum. - March 01, 2014 - Shah Peerally Law Group PC
Friends in Adoption (FIA), a licensed, non-profit adoption agency, recently received the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children - All Families Seal of Recognition as a 2014 Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBT Families. Since its inception in 1982, FIA was one of the pioneer agencies in welcoming all families to adoption and from its early years has promoted adoption by qualified adoptive parents regardless of their sexual orientation. - February 06, 2014 - Friends in Adoption
January 27th, Tel Aviv. Nearly 300 men and women participated in a day-long conference held by the Torat Hanefesh School of Jewish Psychology. The conference's topic, "Faith and Free Will," drew many to a series of lectures on the topic delivered by teachers from the School of Jewish Psychology. en.torathanefesh.org - February 04, 2014 - Torat Hanefesh School
MaleSurvivor: the National Organization Against Male Sexual Victimization publicly praised USA Swimming upon the release of today's report assessing the Safe Sport program.
"USA Swimming is to be commended for proactively engaging the National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC) to undertake... - January 28, 2014 - MaleSurvivor: National Organization against Male Sexual Victimization
International children’s charity, World Vision, calls for the parties meeting at Geneva II to make a peace agreement for the future of Syria, to help Syrian children. - January 25, 2014 - World Vision UK
The following is NAMWOLF's Commentary on the "Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies & Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies":
"The 'Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies & Practices... - January 23, 2014 - National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms
In 2013, human rights organizations joined together to inspire and educate about human rights in Tennessee. - December 19, 2013 - United for Human Rights
The We women foundation, Thailand, launches its 2013 awareness and fundraising campaign profiling the Emerging Women of Burma.
The campaign runs until 17th January 2014 and aims to raise $10,000 to help fund upcoming projects in Burma and enable the foundation to continue supporting the women of Burma.
A... - December 09, 2013 - We women foundation
An ad featuring the field teamwork of Nonviolent Peaceforce is running on the CBS Super Screen on 42nd Street, New York City, and will continue through January 12th. Every day, at least a million and a half people will see the holiday message that peace can best be created and kept in nonviolent ways.
Nonviolent... - November 30, 2013 - Nonviolent Peaceforce
Clubhouse International, a global organization that seeks to change the world of mental health, has joined #GivingTuesday, an internet-wide philanthropic event that is launching on Tuesday December 3, 2013. During this holiday season, people are encouraged to support the work of Clubhouse International by making an online donation; visiting or volunteering at a local Clubhouse, or speaking out against the prejudice and stigma that surround mental illness. - November 27, 2013 - Clubhouse International
Law Office of Alena Shautsova, a New York Immigration law firm located in Brooklyn is assisting families of U.S. Military members with the parole in place applications. - November 20, 2013 - Law Office of Alena Shautsova
Mr. Isaiah Nixon, an African American, husband and father of six, who voted in Georgia’s Democratic primary election on September 8, 1948 in Alston, GA (Montgomery County). That evening, Nixon was shot three times by J.A. Johnson in front of Nixon’s wife and young children. Nixon was transported to a hospital in Dublin, GA where he died two days later. After forty-five minutes of deliberation on November 5th, Johnson was acquitted. - November 15, 2013 - UNESCO-TST
The committee planning Tennessee’s annual Human Rights Day celebration has just released the names of the 2013 awardees. - November 09, 2013 - United for Human Rights
A year-long project to seek out stories of healing, the pursuit of passion, and what encourages people to press on. There is a quiet sacredness, a historical plentitude, in the indigenous communities of Central/South America. Join in, and listen. - November 06, 2013 - Go To Be Found
Robert T. Terenzio will be speaking in Charleston on November 10, 2013 with other legal experts on the subject of Assisted Reproduction Technology. - November 05, 2013 - Law Offices of Robert T. Terenzio
FIA believes it is important for women and couples facing a pregnancy decision to learn about all their legal options - knowing that they may be considering parenting, adoption, or abortion - and its ethical approach is to listen and provide information and support to those individuals, without telling them which decision they should make. - November 01, 2013 - Friends in Adoption
Director Alex King of A.K. Film Production and Editing along with partner Producer Izidor Ruckel of Ruckel International/Abandoned For Life are proud to announce the completion and release of their documentary "Given Our Chance." - October 19, 2013 - A.K. Film Production and Editing
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) announced the appointment of Doris Mariani as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Mariani will lead Nonviolent Peaceforce into its second decade of providing unarmed civilian peacekeeping in conflict affected areas around the globe. - October 07, 2013 - Nonviolent Peaceforce
Mario Frangoulis, the world-renowned “powerhouse tenor” returns to the U.S. stage with his electrifying voice and stunning charisma. Unveiling songs from his new, critically acclaimed international release, Beautiful Things, Frangoulis will inspire and touch audiences in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City this November, with his captivating performances and compassionate desire to help those in need. - September 30, 2013 - Mario Frangoulis
"Courting Mae West" revives an arresting drama of 1927 and invites the public to be the jury at Mae West's censorship trial in Judge Donnellan's original courtroom - September 27, 2013 - Courting Mae West, LLC
The committee planning Tennessee’s Human Rights Day celebration is seeking further participation from agencies who work to help victims of human trafficking and domestic violence. - September 27, 2013 - United for Human Rights
Blissful Elegance Events and Jericho Road would like to invite you to the Purple Power Movement Blogger Soiree to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October from 6:30pm-9:30pm on September 27th at Cibar, 56 Irving Place, NYC. - September 18, 2013 - Blissful Elegance Events
The committee planning Tennessee’s Human Rights Day celebration is looking for additional input and help in the planning process and is reaching out to like-minded organizations. - September 18, 2013 - United for Human Rights
Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness brought its anti-violence campaign initiative to Trinidad and Tobago early August. A series of events under the theme: “UNITE TO INSPIRE: EDUCATION CREATES ACCEPTANCE,” launched “Operation BUILD-BOARD” in partnership with IMRARC (Irene Madray’s Recreational Arts and Resources Center-Local NGO of Guyana focusing on Youth Development) and the Miss World Guyana Organization in an effort to improve the health and well being of our Caribbean youths. - August 18, 2013 - Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness
On Thursday, August 8th, Peter Yarrow (one of the members of the folk-singing trio Peter, Paul and Mary) will help unveil a Peace Pole outside St. John’s Lutheran Church at 81 Christopher Street in the heart of Greenwich Village.
Inscribed with the words “May Peace Prevail on Earth”... - August 03, 2013 - NYC Peace Museum
Join in A Peal for Peace Bell Ringing Project, a global event of ringing bells around the world for Peace and A World Without War. On Monday, August 5th, join a gathering by the Gandhi Statue in Union Square Park to commemorate the exact moment of the 68th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. - July 25, 2013 - NYC Peace Museum
The need for this video was great, explained Sharon Halperin, Executive Director of Chapel Hill–Durham Holocaust Speakers Bureau, a child of holocaust survivors herself, who has witnessed so many survivors pass away, no longer being able to give testimony to the fact the holocaust did take place and just how horrific it was, “It is a period in history we should not be forgetting and the survivors have lessons they want to share with us because bullying and genocide is alive today, just as it...” - July 23, 2013 - Chapel Hill-Durham Holocaust Speakers Bureau
Amnesty International is preparing for a statewide human rights conference at the end of September 2013, and is receiving support from the Southern Regional Office based in Atlanta, GA. - July 20, 2013 - Nashville Amnesty
Turning Point Enrichment, Inc. President & CEO, Gertrude J Chapman announces participation in 104th NAACP National Convention in Orlando, FL. - July 19, 2013 - Turning Point Enrichment, Inc.
Positive Promotions is proud to recognize the outstanding efforts of the schools, churches, and organizations that celebrated the achievements of African American’s during Black History Month and participated in their annual Black History Month Contest. Out of dozens of entries, the winners have been chosen. - July 03, 2013 - Positive Promotions
Amnesty International is preparing for a statewide human rights conference at the end of September 2013. - June 29, 2013 - Nashville Amnesty
Independent USC graduate filmmakers attach Latino Pop-star Cristian Castro to the film “Deliverance,” making it his big screen debut. The film “Deliverance” is a dramatic thriller based on the powerful true story of a domestic violence survivor. The film is intended to inspire change about this pandemic social issue through beautiful story telling. - June 20, 2013 - Deliverance, LLC
Stomp for Freedom 5k Run/Walk in San Francisco Bay Area on September 7 lets participants spend the summer seeking donations from friends and family to support Red Window Project's restoration services for survivors of human trafficking and criminal exploitation. - June 10, 2013 - Red Window Project