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Involution Studios' Dirk Knemeyer Announces Redesigning Democracy...

September 18, 2014 -- The U.S. Government has remained static and stagnant since its formation 225 years ago. Dirk Knemeyer, co-founder of Involution Studios, explores in a new audio book what could happen if we harnessed...

Involution Studios' Dirk Knemeyer Announces Redesigning Democracy...

Binge Eating Disorder Association Hosts 3rd Annual Weight Stigma...

September 18, 2014 -- Blog conference features 25 contributors and 5 toolkits to raise awareness of weight bias and weight stigma and promote personal advocacy. BEDA gives you the tools to start the talks.

Binge Eating Disorder Association Hosts 3rd Annual Weight Stigma...

World Pulse Goes LIVE! Brings International Grassroots Women Leaders...

September 18, 2014 -- The World Pulse movement to empower women worldwide through digital technology grows as the organization stages 4th annual #WorldPulseLIVE events in New York, Portland, San Francisco, attends global...

World Pulse Goes LIVE! Brings International Grassroots Women Leaders...

Historic Chambersburg Photo Walk & Franklin County Photo Contest

September 17, 2014 -- The Franklin County Visitors Bureau is teaming up with LA Cameras for the Historic Chambersburg Photo Walk on October 4. Framing the architecture and the historic sites along with the beauty of the...

Historic Chambersburg Photo Walk & Franklin County Photo Contest

Television Superstar Lance Gross Hosts Nashville Stop of UNCF Empower...

September 17, 2014 -- Inspiring youth to excel in academic, financial and personal responsibility

Television Superstar Lance Gross Hosts Nashville Stop of UNCF Empower...

Disability Rights Activists to Protest International Euthanasia Group...

September 17, 2014 -- The disability rights group Not Dead Yet announced today that it will lead a three-day protest vigil against the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, beginning with a rally at 511 North...

Lori Blaker, CEO/President of TTi Global Hosts a Kick-off Orientation...

September 17, 2014 -- Newly inducted Women of Tomorrow mentors went through an orientation at the TTi Global headquarters in Rochester Hills where they learned about important program policies, the scholarship program...

Shonda Rhimes and TLC’s The Little Couple Recognized as National...

September 17, 2014 -- Award honors individuals and organizations that have enriched the lives of foster and adoptive children in the United States and abroad

IRP6 Petition to United States Supreme Court Includes Additional...

September 16, 2014 -- Appellant Attorney Gwendolyn Solomon argues that lower court erred by not allowing expert witnesses to testify in the case of the IRP6; United States Supreme Court asked to review Tenth Circuit...

IRP6 Petition to United States Supreme Court Includes Additional...

Change the Mascot Calls on NFL Owners to Stand Against Washington NFL...

September 16, 2014 -- The grassroots Change the Mascot campaign announced at a Washington press conference today that letters will be sent to every NFL team owner calling on them to demand action against the Washington...

Change the Mascot Calls on NFL Owners to Stand Against Washington NFL...

"The 3 Steps to Fighting Everyday Racism" Released by...

September 15, 2014 -- Anti-Racism Filmmaker Publishes Free Guide in New Effort to End Racism

"The 3 Steps to Fighting Everyday Racism" Released by...

Manhattanville College School of Business Commemorates 50th...

September 15, 2014 -- Sept. 30 symposium to address trends, dynamics and nuances of diversity today.

Manhattanville College School of Business Commemorates 50th...

Songs to Educate Honors Constitution Day with an Interactive Song

September 14, 2014 -- Songs to Educate, an arts integrated education resource, encourages young minds to grapple with the U.S. Constitution through a wonderful song to honor and celebrate Constitution Day.

Songs to Educate Honors Constitution Day with an Interactive Song

FOUR PAWS Animal Rescue Reaches Gaza Zoo

September 14, 2014 -- An emergency team from the Boston based animal charity FOUR PAWS is helping the surviving animals of Al-Bisan Zoo in the North of the Gaza Strip, providing medical treatment and food.

FOUR PAWS Animal Rescue Reaches Gaza Zoo

ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities Helps...

September 13, 2014 -- ABFE 9th Class of Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program Announced

ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities Helps...

ERASE Racism is One of the Organizations to Successfully Advocate for...

September 13, 2014 -- On Tuesday, the Suffolk County Legislature expanded the County’s Human Rights Law to provide residents protection from discrimination in areas including housing, employment, credit, and public...

ERASE Racism is One of the Organizations to Successfully Advocate for...

Lori Blaker, President of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National...

September 12, 2014 -- “Twenty years ago the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 became a federal law, but there is still so much that needs to be done to show the world that we will not tolerate this behavior,” Lori Blaker...

Lori Blaker, President of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National...

SAVE THE DATE: Tribal Leaders to Address Key Issues in Indian Country...

September 12, 2014 -- Among the issues to be discussed will be new initiatives for the 2014-2015 NFL season that will be announced by the national grassroots Change the Mascot campaign, whose Native American leaders will...

VotRite Unveils New Interactive Voting Kiosks, Bringing Electoral...

September 12, 2014 -- VotRite has unveiled a new voting machine, which will bring the democratic process to shopping centers, retail stores, and beyond.

South Dakota Psychiatrist Enters Second Week on Amazon Kindle Medical...

September 11, 2014 -- The new thriller novel, American Jackal, from psychiatrist and author Dr. Francis Bandettini is entering its second week on the Amazon Kindle medical thriller best seller list. The book introduces...

South Dakota Psychiatrist Enters Second Week on Amazon Kindle Medical...

Mark Your Calendars -- NOVA Pride Welcomes All to Interfaith Service...

September 11, 2014 -- NOVA Pride affirms that all are welcome. Join NOVA Pride for the first Interfaith Service at the Metropolitan Community Church of Northern Virginia (10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA 22030) on...

Mark Your Calendars -- NOVA Pride Welcomes All to Interfaith Service...

CDS Welcomes President Obama's Speech

September 11, 2014 -- CDS welcomes president Obama's speech, urges immediate Syria vote in Congress

CDS Welcomes President Obama's Speech

Author reflects on experience living under communist regime in new...

September 11, 2014 -- Agnes Pellier-Galdi gives readers detailed look into communist Czechoslovakia in ‘The Squirrel Cage’

Author reflects on experience living under communist regime in new...