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#CureFSHD: The Inspiring Stories Behind the Campaign

Max Adler | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Max Adler

I have experienced FSHD firsthand, with both my mother and grandmother diagnosed. It was heartbreaking to watch their struggle to complete simple, everyday tasks that many people take for granted.

Finding My Voice (and Using It) to End Sexual Violence

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact
Erin McKelle

As much as people may want to deny it, young people are driving the sexual assault prevention and feminist movements forward. They are the catalysts.

Creating Meaningful Content to Catalyze Change

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Giselle Diaz Campagna is a media entrepreneur whose daily mission is to actively promote social change. Our list of social media mavens would not complete without recognizing this outstanding professional from the Catchafire community.

Obama's Numbers Flat-lining... Percentages Don't Lie!

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

When I saw these numbers, I immediately thought of Mark Twain, who once said: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." He meant that facts are one thing, but their interpretation can be quite another.

Passion and Reason in Social Media

Terry Newell | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Terry Newell

The framers of our Constitution, who of course could not have anticipated social media, were nonetheless worried about the tyranny of the majority that social media enables.

Finally, a Way Forward for Social Media and Social Justice

Turnstyle | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact

Social media is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for social justice advocates through its capability to help shape the national discourse surrounding issues, as two recent examples from two very different spheres of the web prove.