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Still I Rise An Ode to Dr. Maya Angelou on Social Justice and Activism – Social Work Helper



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Still I Rise An Ode to Dr. Maya Angelou on Social Justice and Activism
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On the day of her transition, various social media outlets were flooded with the news that we lost another icon, Dr. Maya Angelou. I don't use the term icon loosely, as it tends to be customary by today's standards to label people for minimal
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UN backlash as Uganda’s ‘anti-gay’ minister heads for human rights top job – The Guardian



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UN backlash as Uganda's 'anti-gay' minister heads for human rights top job
The Guardian
"There are real concerns about Sam Kutesa's commitment to the values embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including his defence of Uganda's profoundly discriminatory anti-homosexuality law," said Maria Burnett, an expert on Africa at …

My Bipolar Video Blog #1: 100 Days of Vlogging


Hey all – As the month of #SAcommits posts comes to an end, I am making my own commitment to continue the conversation. I will be posting daily videos here on YouTube talking about my experiences…
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Why Social Justice Education Matters – Social Work Helper


Why Social Justice Education Matters
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images 47 Why Social Justice Education Matters Social Justice Education is not only learning about specific topics, but it is a framework for interacting with students, establishing classroom culture, and inviting students to become active participants

Hashtag activism (#YesAllWomen, #Kony2012, etc) Rant: First World probelms, real world ignorance.


So, while people exploit killing sprees of demented individuals for their own agenda, people are being killed in Syria and Ukraine, all while people ignore their own problems in their own country…
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Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education – Huffington Post


Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education
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Last year, one of my first grade students could not look at herself in the mirror let alone have the will to draw her self-portrait. Maria* eventually tore her drawing in half, threw it on the floor, put her head down and cried. Of my six years

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Seeds of Hope


Hearts Open to the World (HOW) is an initiative of St. Denis Church of Hanover, NH, to befriend and serve the people of western Kenya. Guided by Catholic principles of caring for all God's…
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Rabbi’s book ties social justice to Jewish wisdom – Jewish News of Greater Phoenix


Rabbi's book ties social justice to Jewish wisdom
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz holds that Jewish social justice work offers a bridge-building opportunity within the Jewish community and beyond, and that thinking is at the heart of his third book, “The Soul of Jewish Social Justice,” which was published

Companies Commit Human-Rights Abuses in America, Too – The Atlantic


Companies Commit Human-Rights Abuses in America, Too
The Atlantic
When we think about companies getting caught up in human rights violations, we tend to imagine far-flung lands with weak or repressive governments: Shell accused of complicity in the 1995 hanging of environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa by the military junta

Barefoot Tribe – Will You?


Learn how to partner and abolish social injustice of all kinds around the world in ONE gathering! www.BarefootTribe.com.
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