The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has convened a panel discussion to explore the challenges and opportunities in a world of 7 billion. Tell them that you are “Attending” the event by visiting the Facebook event page. Join in to ask the UN Secretary-General any questions you have about the United Nations and its work, such as: … Continue reading
A very profound interview with Kuniko Tanioko, a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). She is a member of the Research Committee on International Affairs, Global Environment and Food Issues and Director of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence. Her blog: http://taniokachannel.blog105.fc2.com/ A deep and sincere thank you to Kuniko Tanioko … Continue reading
What can I say? I love them. Learn more about Beatbullying and Save the Children, plus all your favorite clips from the Project for Awesome 2010 Live Show Part 2 about mental and physical health!
This is the story of the Dharmarajika Monastery in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was formed in the 1960s by a respected Buddhist Venerable. During the Bangladesh War of Liberation which killed over 3 million people, the Buddhist Venerable setup an orphanage for children who lost parents during the war. Since then, the orphanage has turned into … Continue reading
In 2007 YouTube’s VlogBrothers and friends hacked YouTube and took over the entire front page! As they put it, they “hacked YouTube’s algorithms for good.” Yes folks, they are technerds for charity! What is more kick-buttock than that? In Hank Green’s, one of the VlogBrothers, own words… Without further adieu, Project 4 Awesome! “Youtube is … Continue reading
The S.H.A.R.P. program in Washington, DC encourages students to express themselves through hip-hop. By writing lyrics, rapping, and creating music tracks, the students are empowered to speak openly about their identities and life experiences.
Quick note: This is not a problem of the elite for the elite. This is a problem for all people. Writing off this vitally important message out of prejudice, anger, or envy is unwise. Eco warriors add their voice to the Prince’s Rainforests Project