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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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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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Capitalizing on Breast Cancer: Who is Profiting From Breast Cancer Awareness?

Sarah Ashley – Buffalo NY For a brief history of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month click here. Lot$ and lot$ of Pink This month there is pink everywhere.  Pink office supplies, pink ribbons on shampoo, pink apparel, pink cellphone covers……

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Positive Activism Fall Spotlight: Aly Wane

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This fall’s spotlight piece features Aly Wane an “illegal alien” fighting for peace, equality, and the fair treatment of immigrants. Read…

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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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From Nairobi to Meru in Photos

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Kenyan Education Service Trip

You may already be familiar with our Kenyan Education Initiative, the fundraiser in which our fans (that’s you) raised over $3,000 in order to fund the education of poor children in Meru Kenya. If you are not, we strongly urge…

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A Word on Responsible Giving

First of all congrats on all that money! I gotta say I’m jealous. But let’s be honest, you don’t deserve that! I just gave it to you! You should at least donate a little bit. Let’s say $100. To cancer…

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