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Playing For Social Change: A Better Place. A beautiful song for peace and equality.

I LOVE this collaborative song and message for peace and equality: A Better Place. It’s catchy and feel-good and beautiful. I wish more women were featured and for longer, and Canada, too–and I also wish they’d mentioned sexual orientation in … Continue reading

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Offensive hashtag on Twitter that (i think) encourages violence against women

If you’re on Twitter, I hope you’ll sign the petition asking Twitter to remove #Reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend as a trend. Domestic Violence is not a joke. It is “jokes” and statements like these that encourage violence against women (or homophobia or racism … Continue reading

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a great program encourages teen mothers, and thus their children, to read

I always find it heartening to hear about people making books and reading a part of others’ lives, encouraging children and teens to read. It feels even better when books reach people who really need it. So it felt really … Continue reading

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have fun with words while doing something good for others

You can have fun with words while doing something good for others through FreeRice. You’re given one word, and then a list of meanings. Choose the correct word, and 10 grains of rice are donated to a hungry person through … Continue reading

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