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The 93 Dollar Club

August 26, 2010 – 3:01 pm
93 Dollar Club

The 93 Dollar Club started with a random act of kindness and ended with over $100,000 raised for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.
Jenni Ware was standing in the …

Domestic Abuse and Technology

August 25, 2010 – 1:36 pm

New technologies have given people new ways to communicate from video chatting with Skype to status updates on Facebook and even the good old-fashioned e-mail. For victims of domestic abuse, however, these new technologies can …

Zwelethu Mthethwa and David Goldblatt South African Photographers

August 18, 2010 – 1:12 pm
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If you live in New York City, there are 2  photography shows by South African photographers that you might enjoy. First is Zwelethu Mthethwa, a photographer and painter from Durbin, South Africa. He is best …

End Sex Trafficking and Violence Against Women

August 18, 2010 – 11:31 am
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Human trafficking is modern day slavery. Every year, hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children are kidnapped or tricked into believing that they are going to find work in another city or country. Their passport, papers, and identification are taken away …

loveLife

August 2, 2010 – 2:22 pm
loveLife Billboard

In South Africa, a country struggling to stop the spread of AIDS, loveLife is educating young people about safe sex practices while also addressing the reasons why young people choose to have unprotected sex.
On their …

Nelson Mandela Foundation: “The Necessity of Art”

July 29, 2010 – 2:27 pm
The Necessity of Art: Reflections on Writers and Artists in Defeating Oppression and Deepening Democracy

The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a conversation between Achmat Dangor, Mongane Wally Serote, Nadine Gordimer, Elinor Sisulu, and Ariel Dorfman about the role of art in strengthening democracy.
The discussion entitled “The Necessity of Art: Reflections …