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30 Days of Made // April 30, 2014 This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more! We made it! Day 30 of our 30 Days of Made: Giving Back! It’s been a…
30 Days of Made // April 29, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!About a year ago, a close friend invited me to spend Saturday morning volunteering with her at Kate's…
30 Days of Made // April 28, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!Life is hard – and adding a physical disability on top of life challenges can be too much…
30 Days of Made // April 27, 2014 This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!“Women are not vulnerable; we are put into vulnerable situations…. If we want to achieve economic development,…
30 Days of Made // April 26, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of creating a business that would help underprivileged women…
30 Days of Made // April 25, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!When I decided to get a divorce over seven years ago my family was not supportive, so I…
30 Days of Made // April 24, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!You are a young woman in Tanzania. You have three children you have to support with the money…
30 Days of Made // April 23, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!"Once upon a time there was a girl who ran a 5k. And is very proud of herself…
30 Days of Made // April 21, 2014 The entry below is by 14 year-old Bianca Brooks, who describes her experience as a member of Youth Radio’s newsroom:I search for the light switch on the wall, because the room is eerily pitch black and silent. When I find it, I nervously make my way over to the grey swivel chair that sits before the microphone and reading mount. I place my…
Doing Our Part Letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Serena Watson -- April 21, 2014 "We know only too well that what we do is just a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something" -Mother Teresa. At the beginning of our 30 Days of Made: Giving Back initiative, we talked about the level of overwhelm one can feel when thinking about the…
30 Days of Made // April 21, 2014 This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more! Honestly, I don’t even know where to begin! There are so many reasons why I love…
30 Days of Made // April 20, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more! Imagine a world where great literature can actually change lives. The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA)…
30 Days of Made // April 19, 2014This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more!There is nothing scarier than the possibility of having a deadly disease. What’s even scarier is when the…
30 Days of Made // April 18, 2014 This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more! When California public schools started cutting recess and physical education programs from their itineraries due to…
30 Days of Made // April 17, 2014 This article was part of our series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day we will highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back. Click here to read more! It’s been exactly one year this weekend that my son, Ty, finally learned about Down syndrome…
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