Category Archive: Activism & Advocacy

The holidays are over but please remember to support your local food bank & anti-poverty organizations

image via Cartoon Politics Consider this your annual reminder that poor people are poor the other 11 months of the year,too. It’s nice to have a box of good food for the holidays but… Continue reading

Do they know it’s Christmas in Detroit? » Blue Planet Project

Do they know it’s Christmas in Detroit? via  Blue Planet Project Water is a human right. Yet every week, hundreds of Detroit residents are having their water ruthlessly cut off by the Detroit… Continue reading

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 Fight For 15 and by checking out… Continue reading

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.