Positive Activism

Category: Nonprofit


Help us Stand in Solidarity with Workers!

After moving to Missoula, Montana, I was quickly swept up in a movement that is too important not to share. Good Jobs Missoula is a grassroots, action research campaign that is striving to turn low-wage jobs into good jobs. One…

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Activist Spotlight: Yoni Miller

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This Spring’s spotlight piece features Yoni Miller, a media watchdog, anti-repression activist, and dual citizen.

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The Power of Microfinancing

“Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” I like this adage because it is totally wrong.

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Positive Activism Winter Spotlight:

PA Winter Spotlight Activist: Mike McKee. “People matter, moving forward matters, that is a constant.”

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Invisible Children: Trying to End a 27 Year Long War

Children are being kidnapped straight from their homes, but what happens once they are in the army? Girls are forced into violent sex slavery, boys are forced to carry guns and become child soldiers and if anyone makes a struggle in any action they’re ordered to do, they are beaten on the spot and possibly shot by another child soldier.

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Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future

As things stand, substantial strides have been made regarding the formation, enumeration, and recognition of human rights, but there are myriad obstacles inhibiting the international community from protecting these rights.

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Overcoming Borders: Challenges and Patterns in Latin American Fundraising

About the Author Larissa Guimaraes is a Journalism student in Brazil. She loves philosophy, revolutions and Bob Dylan, She’s a communicative activist and fundraiser, a hard traveler and easy rider.   Compassion Exchange For the vast majority of activists, there is…

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Your True Purchasing Power – Part Two – Behind Every Product is a Story

Ever think about where our food, clothes, and all other products come from and how they are produced? While this thought may occur when we purchase everyday products, we sometimes just buy a certain product because it’s convenient or, for…

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Sweatshops, Child Labor and What You Can Do

Putting the problem into context: The Gap In October 2007, New Dehli (India) children as young as ten years old were discovered in factories producing clothing for the Gap. In 2007, three people died in an Indian factory producing for…

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Kenyan Service Trip Wrap Up

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