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Kassidy Brown

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Branding Feminism for This Generation

(2) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 11:42 AM


It's a big word. It sparks the imagination and conjures up a dynamic montage of images, feelings and complexities. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of this superword is its honest simplicity. Feminism, as defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary is, "the theory of the political, economic, and social equality...

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On the Ground With Pencils of Promise (Video)

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2011 | 4:18 PM

By now, many of you have probably heard of Pencils of Promise and it's dynamic founder, Adam Braun. Due to Adam's charisma and inspiring story, he's been asked to speak at some of the most influential conferences and forums this year. PoP now has...

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Redefining the Role of America's Sweetheart

(1) Comments | Posted January 3, 2011 | 1:09 PM

Journey of Action was in Los Angeles in November to attend the launch party of Young Artists for Peace and Justice. Inspired by her experiences in Haiti before and after the earthquake, actress Olivia Wilde created YAPJ with friend and fellow YAPJ enthusiast

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It's Time for Global Citizenship Education (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted December 15, 2010 | 1:41 PM

The mission of Journey of Action is to inspire the youth to become active citizens. Apart of being an active citizen is being a global citizen. There are many ways one can become educated, but the most obvious one is schooling. We believe the purpose of education is to prepare...

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As Goes the Arctic, So Goes the Planet

(10) Comments | Posted December 8, 2010 | 3:38 PM

We began the Timberland Journey of Action tour in Juneau. We went to Alaska to highlight the issue of ocean conservation. The people we interviewed in Alaska understand the relationship between people and nature. We met with a scientist from the non-profit Oceana, which is the largest international...

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Belmont Fires Coach for Being Gay: Alumni, Students, and Faculty Protest

(9) Comments | Posted December 7, 2010 | 9:37 AM

On Tuesday November 30th, 2010, Lisa Howe, Belmontʼs Womenʼs Soccer Coach was fired for being gay. Athletic Director Mike Strickland gave Howe a choice to resign or be terminated because she came out as a lesbian to her team.

Howe has kept her sexuality private during her six successful seasons...

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UN Summit Week

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 7:44 PM

From September 20-24, world leaders came together at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit to identify solutions to the biggest problems facing our planet. Journey of Action teamed up with Oxfam to cover the UN Summit as well as Clinton Global Initiative and the Mashable Social Good Summit. It was...

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