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Designing Woman Loree Rodkin

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.11.2014 | Style
Yvonna Russell

Photos courtesy of Gabriel Machado, from the studio Machado Cicala Morassut in Argentina. Maybe Candace Bushnell could write a more adventurous femm...

Penn's Charity Gives 5 Haitian Runners Spots In NY Marathon

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti held a rare half-marathon Sunday with the participation of Hollywood actor Sean Penn's charity, which is sending the to...

Penn's Charity Gets Huge Donation To Move Haitians Off Golf Course

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- An aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn announced Tuesday it is receiving $8.75 million from the World Bank to help mov...

Sean Penn Earns Big Award For Work In Haiti

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact

CHICAGO — Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn gave an emotional speech Wednesday urging the world community to help Haiti as he accepted an award from...

Sean Penn: I'm In Haiti For The Long Haul

AP | BEN FOX and TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Sean Penn no longer lives in a tent, surrounded by some 40,000 desperate people camped on a muddy golf course. And he no long...

Why Sean Penn Is Being Honored At Nobel Peace Summit

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Actor Sean Penn is being honored by a group of Nobel laureates for his relief work in Haiti following the country's devastati...

Sean Penn Named Ambassador At Large For Haiti

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | Celebrity

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Actor Sean Penn has been named ambassador at large for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquak...

Two Years Later -- Redevelopment and Revitalization In Haiti

Soleil Moon Frye | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Soleil Moon Frye

It would be easy to spend today reliving the tragedy of January 12, 2010, but if there is one thing I learned during my trips to Haiti over the past year, the best way to mark today's milestone would be to celebrate the progress that has been made.

Haiti: A Story of Resilience, Creativity and Passion

Donna Karan | Posted 03.12.2012 | Good News
Donna Karan

It's hard to believe it's been two years. When the earthquake struck Haiti, it had a ripple effect that changed countless lives, including mine. I've discovered a new purpose, to be an ambassador -- a cheerleader -- for this country.

Hollywood's New Brat Pack Redefines Giving Back

The New York Times | Stephanie Strom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

THE telephone connection was fuzzy, ruffled around the edges by Hurricane Tomas, bearing down on Haiti, where Sean Penn had agreed to an interview fro...

Clinton Foundation Donates To Sean Penn's Haiti Charity

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES — The William J. Clinton Foundation is donating half a million dollars to the J/P Haitian Relief Organization founded by Sean Penn. ...

My Senate Foreign Relations Committee Testimony on Rebuilding Haiti

Sean Penn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Penn

In a city of ruins, five fully functional hospitals have been allowed to close, facing financial under-support and over-scrutiny. In many cases, the bureaucracy of international aid is protecting people to death.