The online world offers a wealth of resources for education, entertainment, and connection with other people. Unfortunately, the internet also poses new dangers, and those dangers threaten teens especially.
The Uncomfortable Conversation, grew out of the response to Sarah Beaulieu’s TEDx talk in 2016. Since then, she logged hundreds of hours talking to men on the topic of sexual violence and immersing herself in what makes sexual violence such a polarizing and uncomfortable topic.
The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.
The primary purpose of We Are All The Same Inside is to help all peoples and life long learners to embrace our common humanity, while exploring the various aspects of diversity.
Kyoung’s Pacific Beat is a peacemaking theater company based in Brooklyn, New York, which promotes a culture of peace through the production of new works of theater written and directed by Kyoung H. Park.
We envision a world where all girls and women realize their right to quality health and well-being. Our mission of activating a people-led movement for reproductive, maternal and newborn health and rights accelerates progress by putting citizens at the center of global, national and local efforts.
Joyful Heart Foundation began as a dream to help survivors heal in mind, body, and spirit. It has since grown into a national organization that is determined to transform the way society thinks about and responds to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse—while always keeping joy and survivors’ healing at the core of its work.
Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) was founded in 1984 to address the growing prevalence of domestic abuse and family violence in the Latino community. VIP’s mission is to lead Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. They pursue their mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.
Imagine Peace is a global initiative founded by Yoko Ono that utilizes a vast array of media platforms and works of art to communicate it’s message of peace and unity to the world. The initiative commenced with the construction of the Imagine Peace Tower, a memorial dedicated to her departed husband John Lennon in Reykjavik Iceland.
RISE is a grassroots nonprofit that was founded in 2014, its mission is putting an end to acid violence globally. The coalition was launched by Angie Vredeveld, a clinical psychologist who believed that meaningful change could be made through connecting and empowering individuals that are passionate about resolving the problem.
Cause Célèbre premiered on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at The Players. Created by Food For Thought’s Founding Artistic Director, Susan Charlotte. Cause Célèbre is devoted to fostering an enhanced understanding of psychological, physical and social issues by presenting plays related to a particular cause, performed by our finest actors.
Niroga Institute, was founded in 2005 as a non-profit organization, which strives to foster health and well being for individuals, families, and communities through the practice of Mindful Yoga. The Sanskrit word, Niroga, means ‘freedom from disease’ or integral health – health of body, mind, and spirit.
The mission of Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) is to combat and alleviate poverty through preventive poverty services, education and advocacy–specifically targeting the issues of health and hunger. CCC tackles these problems on multiple fronts by addressing the immediate and beyond-emergency needs of the underserved, while seeking long-term policy solutions that will benefit both clients and the greater community.
The Gathering for Justice was founded in 2005 by Harry Belafonte after he witnessed a news report of a 5 year old black girl being handcuffed and arrested in her Florida classroom for “being unruly”. The Gathering’s mission is to build a movement to end child incarceration while working to eliminate the racial inequities in the criminal justice system that enliven mass incarceration.