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Key Highlights from Mashable's Social Good Summit for United Nations Week

Posted September 22, 2010 | 13:38:37 (EST)

It is United Nations week in New York City which means a few things: First, don't take a cab anywhere near Midtown East and second Mashable kicked off the monumental week with the Social Good Summit at the 92Y. The Social...

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Threadless Launches Gulf Coast Relief Tee: peliCAN

Posted June 14, 2010 | 18:12:42 (EST)

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This week Threadless, the popular design community, launched their Gulf Coast relief tee called peliCAN. After watching the gallons of oil spilling into the water and onto land, Threadless came up with the idea to utilize their design community to...

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FEED Projects Joins Forces With Lord & Taylor for Exclusive 'FEED Guatemala' Bag

Posted May 25, 2010 | 13:36:56 (EST)

Lord And Taylor

Recently I had the honor of attending the blogger launch party in celebration of FEED Projects new partnership with Lord & Taylor. FEED Projects, which was co-founded by Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson, is on a mission...

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Screw It, Let's Talk Politics And Religion

Posted November 5, 2009 | 18:51:01 (EST)

Metro NY recently reported that Facebook has "hopped aboard the peace train with its new Peace Dot domain." This quote makes me happy because I imagine the Facebook logo drowning in hemp jewelry and Grateful Dead tee shirts holding up earnest peace signs...

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MacDella Cooper: Liberia's Angel

Posted March 2, 2009 | 16:32:25 (EST)

As an idealistic twenty-something, I'm fascinated by people who aren't placated by mere good intentions but consciously shape their lives to mobilize real-world change.

The "Giving Life" series highlights such figures by asking "What inspired you to make a difference in the lives of others?" We know that many people...

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Memo to Our Parents: We Do Care

Posted November 7, 2008 | 15:18:59 (EST)

I feel like I'm often defending my generation. And in defense of the critics, I can see why. As a generation seemingly obsessed with tabloids, reality television and Lindsay Lohan's latest family dispute, can we blame our parents' generation for asking where the passion has gone? Where is that grass-roots...

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