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Carla Javits

Top Five Steps for Our New President to Increase Public Trust in Government

Carla Javits | October 26, 2016 | Impact
Facing major headwinds even stronger than the recent hurricane, the new president must act quickly to satisfy voters who are hungry for action and assurance that this is truly our government, and a government we can be proud of. When we think about...
Michelangelo Signorile

Cowardly Log Cabin Republicans Finally Admit Truth: Donald Trump Is A Menace To LGBT Rights

Michelangelo Signorile | October 26, 2016 | Queer Voices
Even if Trump actually were "pro-LGBT," LCR should have opposed Trump based solely on his racist attacks on immigrants (who include LGBT people), and Muslims (who include LGBT people), and for his misogynistic attacks on women (who comprise more than half the LGBT population, just as in the general population.)
Davar Ardalan

Will Virtual Reality Resonate in Rural Timor-Leste?

Davar Ardalan | October 25, 2016 | Impact
Technology is democratizing the way media is produced, distributed and consumed. Today, teens in remote rural villages of Timor-Leste regularly access Facebook on their smartphones. But what kinds of interesting and relevant content are being produced and shared with them? Our recent trip to Timor-Leste, sponsored by the
Deborah De Santis

Families Under One Roof

Deborah De Santis | October 25, 2016 | Impact
CSH has launched One Roof to change the lives of vulnerable families struggling at the intersection of homelessness and child welfare involvement, and you can help. When families have a safe, permanent place to call home they can focus on the things parents care about: the safety, well-being...
Simonetta Lein

How To Be An Impactful Leader. The Celebrity Wishmaker Simonetta Lein Meets Millennial Leadership Founder Randall Garcia

Simonetta Lein | October 25, 2016 | Impact
If you want to be a leader you always have to look for, and be willing to learn from who is better then you: then you must strive to surpass him/her. Simonetta Lein I am a Millennial and I love to enhance and get empowered by other fellows Millennials that...
Mark Horvath

Support Prop HHH To End Chronic Homelessness In L.A.

Mark Horvath | October 25, 2016 | Los Angeles
The crisis is everywhere in Los Angeles. People are living on the corner, under the freeway, in vacant lots near your home. Homelessness is a problem that connects almost every mile of the city. Prop HHH is the solution.
New York Women in Film & Television

Empowering Initiatives Create Girl Power

New York Women in Film & Television | October 25, 2016 | Black Voices
In order for our daughters around the world to gain access to careers in science, medicine and engineering, girls and women need to be exposed to many more positive media images that open their eyes to the world of possibility.
Center for Community Change Action

Black Lives Matter Less Even in Drug Addiction

Center for Community Change Action | October 25, 2016 | Impact
A heroin needle. Photo credits to Wheeler Cowperthwaite via Flickr Creative Commons. The country is in the middle of an unprecedented opioid crisis. The majority of overdose deaths - six out of 10 - involves someone taking an opioid such...
Pioneers for Change

Why BCorps are Critical for Climate Action

Pioneers for Change | October 25, 2016 | Impact
By: Mike Gifford I would love to live in a world where the environment were not a political issue. We all share this planet and so have a common interest in conserving it. Unfortunately, this isn't our reality. Responding to climate change is...
Susan Gonzales

Why I Followed My Personal Calling, Even When It Led Away From A Great Job

Susan Gonzales | October 25, 2016 | Impact
Taking risks in Hispanic culture isn't typically encouraged. Taking risks was only for the privileged. I believe this cautious approach to life is based on centuries of working hard and being grateful for having a job and food on the table.
Secretary Norman Mineta

Don't Shut Trains Out Of The Driverless Innovation Cycle

Secretary Norman Mineta | October 25, 2016 | Politics
The Obama Administration is optimistic about the promise of driverless vehicles to make transportation safer -- except when it comes to trains.
Harriet Heydemann

Don't Mess With My Yard Sign

Harriet Heydemann | October 25, 2016 | Politics
Saturday afternoon, I came home to find my Clinton-Kaine yard sign gone, missing, vanished, stolen from its perch in my front yard, its metal frame tossed in my driveway to damage my tires.
Zita Luiten

Me Tarzan, You Jane.

Zita Luiten | October 25, 2016 | Impact
Everybody remembers Tarzan, right? Together with Jane, living in the jungle. From childhood memories, that was my idea of people living in a jungle. I remember that a couple of years ago there was a society discovered living in the jungle that has had zero contact with any other human...
Shad Meshad


Shad Meshad | October 25, 2016 | Impact
It's expected that when buying a used car you might be told a tall tale by your friendly salesman about the vehicle's history, something like "it was only driven by a little old lady".  This is designed to close the deal, get your money and move on to the next...
Cate Montana

Am I Worthy?

Cate Montana | October 25, 2016 | Impact
Google "worthy" and look for images and mostly you get a bunch of pictures of people on their knees praying or reaching in desperate supplication to the sun or the sky or a dark silhouetted cross on a hill. There's...
Jason Choi

Can this Startup Help Solve Global Dehydration?

Jason Choi | October 25, 2016 | Impact
When Brandin Cohen injured his shoulder as a golfer at Loyola Marymount University, it turned out to be just the start he was looking for as an entrepreneur. Working in the sales and marketing department for the Diamondbacks, the Arizona professional baseball team, Brandin noticed that the players were using...
Christopher Zoukis

Proposed Rules Could Ease Inmate Child-Support Payments

Christopher Zoukis | October 25, 2016 | Impact
By Christopher Zoukis Time is growing short for the Obama administration to act on a proposal launched almost two years ago to revamp federal rules on child support. One significant part of the November 2014 proposal from the...
The Conversation Global

Caring For Haitian Women After Hurricane Matthew: What We Learned From The 2010 Earthquake

The Conversation Global | October 24, 2016 | Women
Haiti is still reeling from the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew. The UN has estimated that 750,000 people have been affected by the Category 4 storm that devastated the country's southern regions on October 4.
Lisa Maatz

Why Are So Many Schools Not Reporting Sexual Harassment And Bullying Allegations?

Lisa Maatz | October 24, 2016 | Education
Schools owe it to students and parents to get these numbers right. With good data, real prevention can take place. The seeds of harassment are planted in a child's formative years.
Jacqui Oesterblad

Dear Friend: Please Vote To Legalize Marijuana

Jacqui Oesterblad | October 25, 2016 | Politics
Hello friend, You live in California, or Maine, or Massachusetts, or Nevada, or Arizona, like me. You are a voter, like me. But unlike me, you have still not decided how to vote on the marijuana initiative...
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