Category Archive: Activism & Advocacy

Companies That Hire Felons

via Facebook After serving time for felony charges, many are more likely to be at deep risk for falling into poverty and becoming further marginalized. That’s why this list is so important. The bad… Continue reading

Florida judge issues ruling in favor of Food Not Bombs feedings – FSRN

  Tuesday a judge in Florida issued a temporary ban on citations or arrests for a controversial ordinance that outlawed most food sharings in Ft. Lauderdale public parks. Activists have likened recent city rules… Continue reading

The Harry Potter Alliance’s #MyHungerGames Brings Awareness to Stories of Income Inequality | The Mary Sue

  via The Harry Potter Alliance’s #MyHungerGames Brings Awareness to Stories of Income Inequality | The Mary Sue. The Harry Potter Alliance grew out of a group of HP fans who wanted to take the… Continue reading

feed the needy, not the greedy

Another example of how people are inclined to give handouts to those they perceive to not need  a handout. Watch it in video   

Our not-so-civil society…

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Mary Harris, Fight for 15 leader & Wendy’s worker arrested

  Ow.ly – image uploaded by @fightfor15 Fight For 15. A great place to keep up with the current fast food strikes and living wage activism is at 

Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head : Goats and Soda : NPR

via Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head : Goats and Soda : NPR. More than a million people worldwide have poured buckets of ice water over their heads… Continue reading

Poor Population In Ferguson Doubled In A Decade: Study How To Help

Poor Population In Ferguson Doubled In A Decade: Study How To Help.

Beyoncé Just Gave Us the Best Reason to Love Her Yet – Mic

Over the last five years, Beyoncé has given $7 million of her own fortune to fund a housing complex for homeless people in Houston. For those years, the Knowles-Temenos Place Apartments has quietly… Continue reading

I made potato salad for a lot less than $60,000

  I have table-flipping-She-Hulk rage over that dude who raised at least $60,000 to make a damn potato salad. There was a 3 day period where I may have needed a trigger warning… Continue reading