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Creative Activism

Is There Hope for Somalia?

Kathy Eldon | Posted 08.30.2014 | World
Kathy Eldon

Journalists are an endangered species. Harassed, arrested, tortured -- even killed.

Mother's Day Carved a Hole in My Heart: A Noisy Spirit Speaks Out

Kathy Eldon | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Kathy Eldon

This year, I didn't dread Mother's Day, because I found an antidote to the deep sorrow it used to trigger within me. I hope by sharing my story that I can help others find peace -- and even joy -- after the loss of a child.

5 Of The Coolest, Craziest Ways To Stand Up For What You Believe In

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 02.06.2014 | Impact

From craftivism to hacktivism, passionate people around the globe have been coming up with increasingly creative ways to stand up for what they believ...

In the Heart of Life: Living by Forgiving

Kathy Eldon | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I knew I could never forgive the Somalis who killed my son. My journey to forgiveness was long and painful, but one incident was to change forever the trajectory of my life.

Living by Forgiving: Lessons From Kenya, Somalia, Pakistan, and Beyond

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Kathy Eldon

This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.

Means to the End: A Lasting Vision From America's Greatest Indian Activist (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I hope that Russell's school will now be created to celebrate the extraordinary warrior who died this week in his beloved Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Porcupine, South Dakota.

Caught in the Act: Naomi Natale Collects One Million Bones for Genocide Awareness (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

Recently I met a young activist, Naomi Natale, who is using her creativity to not only raise awareness about the atrocities occurring abroad, but also to raise funds to support displaced survivors.

Caught in the Act: Diana Rowan Rockefeller Empowers Afghan Women to Lead (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I had the privilege of meeting a leader in women's activism: Diana Rowan Rockefeller, founder of Afghan Leaders Connect.