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Advocacy – Socially Sparked® is all things advocacy / activism that Socially Sparked® our lives plus activism at its best for social change. Awareness campaigns, non-profit organizations, causes, social justice, social, arts and health and wellness issues. Advocacy / Activism Socially Sparked!

Fotografiska: Inspiring A More Conscious World Via Photography
2 days ago

Fotografiska: Inspiring A More Conscious World Via Photography

Fotografiska opens in NYC hoping to inspire a more conscious world via the power of photography. Moreover, the internationally renowned Stockholm-based photography and cultural destination plans to take New York and the U.S. by storm with the perfect combo of awe-inspiring communicative imagery, architectural beauty and New York City history sprinkled with wining, dining and [...]
December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day
6 days ago

December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day

By  •  Music, Advocacy
December 10th shines blue for International Human Rights Day. The observance is held annually across the globe to mark the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s theme is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights” -- chosen by the United Nations High Commissioner for [...]
Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980
1 week ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980

Rembering John Lennon today 1940 - 1980. Thirty nine years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost music legend John Lennon to senseless gun violence when he was brutally shot and killed in front of his residence at The Dakota in New York City. John Lennon, 1940 - 1980. Photo taken off [...]
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Sparks Americans
1 week ago

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Sparks Americans

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day sparks Americans with the annual observance of the lives lost in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Today Americans across the country honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago. President Bill Clinton declared [...]
It’s a Giving Tuesday State of Mind
2 weeks ago

It’s a Giving Tuesday State of Mind

By  •  Advocacy

It’s a Giving Tuesday state of mind. Show your love today.  Perhaps you have heard of #GivingTuesday (GT) the global generosity day that turned into a movement designated to give …
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December Sparks Shine on Aids & Human Rights
2 weeks ago

December Sparks Shine on Aids & Human Rights

December sparks shine on World Aids, Human Rights and Hope. It’s a magical month of the Festival of Lights -- filled with joy, hope, renewal and holiday cheer. The month of December is Socially Sparked®. Here are the highlights. WORLD AIDS DAY 2019 – Every December 1st, the world bands together to unite in the [...]
‘Tis the Season to Get Shopping
2 weeks ago

‘Tis the Season to Get Shopping

'Tis the season to get shopping. Thanksgiving marks the start of the shopping and giving season with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. It's the ideal time to get Socially Sparked® for the holidays. SOCIALLY SPARKED SHOPPING DAYS BLACK FRIDAY kicks it all off with deals at every retail store large [...]
Music Salutes Military & Veterans Trending Big
1 month ago

Music Salutes Military & Veterans Trending Big

Music salutes military and veterans is trending big now as in 2017, especially before the end of the year. The common thread -- to raise awareness and funds for our veterans -- while each musical effort is for varying charitable factions of the whole. We take a look back to our feature from 2017 in [...]
November Sparks Giving, Health, Writing +
1 month ago

November Sparks Giving, Health, Writing +

By  •  Advocacy
November Sparks shine on Giving, Health, Writing and more. We give thanks this month on Thanksgiving Day and Giving Tuesday, but November is also host to many more Socially Sparked® wonderful awareness observances in the health, arts and social arenas. Health observances include National Diabetes Awareness Month and No-Shave November. Social issue initiatives include Adaption [...]
October Hails Women Small Business Owners
2 months ago

October Hails Women Small Business Owners

October hails women small business owners during National Women's Small Business Month. It’s a time to celebrate the growth and accomplishments of female entrepreneurs and to recognize the vital role they play in our economy. THE CHANGING FACE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP Women-owned small businesses are one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. More than [...]
LGBT History Month Sparks
2 months ago

LGBT History Month Sparks

By  •  Advocacy
LGBT History Month sparks this October. The annual month stresses the vital importance of recognizing and exploring the role of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in American history. According to the creators of this annual campaign, the LGBT community is the only community worldwide that is not taught its history at home, in public [...]
Music’s Political and Social Impact
2 months ago

Music’s Political and Social Impact

By  •  Music, Advocacy
Music’s political and social impact penetrates loudly today as it has in years past. Recent conversations coming out of this month's Mondo.NYC music and tech conference echo this philosophy at heightened decimal levels. "Music has the ability to shape perceptions among what is visible, thinkable and understandable," -- Rev. Al Sharpton MUSIC & POLITICS: A [...]
Purple Sparks Everywhere Honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ Youth
2 months ago

Purple Sparks Everywhere Honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ Youth

By  •  Advocacy
Purple sparks are everywhere honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ youth. 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the annual awareness day.  It began in 2010 as a response to high-profile bullying-related suicides of gay schoolers. Spirit Day is held annually on the third Thursday of every October during National Bullying Prevention Month. Purple is the color [...]
Don Your Blue Shirt for Bullying Prevention Day
2 months ago

Don Your Blue Shirt for Bullying Prevention Day

By  •  Advocacy
Don your blue shirt for World Day of Bullying Prevention™ on October 7th. Held annually, this campaign strives to change the culture and eradicate bullying by stomping it out. Coinciding with October's National Bullying Prevention Month, the first Monday every October is designated for the world to stress the importance of bullying prevention and to [...]
Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!
3 months ago

Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!

By  •  Advocacy
Sixty Counts: it's the International Day of Older Persons. This United Nations-designated day spotlights age equality. It offers everyone around the world an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the important contributions that older people make to society. Moreover, it raises awareness of the opportunities and challenges of aging in today’s world. The UN designates October [...]
October Sparks For Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention +
3 months ago

October Sparks For Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention +

By  •  Advocacy
October sparks for Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention, Drug Safety Education, Breast Cancer plus many other important health and social issues that plague our society. It's also the time for Fall fun activities as apple and pumpkin picking and trick or treating for Halloween. We spotlight a few key causes and activities below to help kick-start [...]
Autumn Sparks Annual Hispanic Heritage Month
3 months ago

Autumn Sparks Annual Hispanic Heritage Month

Autumn sparks the annual Hispanic Heritage Month! It's that time of year where we recognize the important contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Every September 15th to October 15th we celebrate their heritage and culture. Every year since 1968 from September 15th thru October 15th we celebrate Hispanic and Latino [...]
Happy National Wildlife Day
3 months ago

Happy National Wildlife Day

By  •  Advocacy
Happy National Wildlife Day, which is held annually on September 4th. The day serves to bring global awareness and education concerning the number of endangered animals and the need for conservation and preservation. National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by Animal Behaviorist and Philanthropist Colleen Paige. The day was created to bring awareness and [...]
September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Recovery, Food Safety +
3 months ago

September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Recovery, Food Safety +

By  •  Advocacy
September sparks awareness for suicide prevention, recovery, food safety, cancer and many more important health and social initiatives. The return to fall starts an active calendar of monthly and weekly campaigns designed to make an impact for progress, prevention and finding cures. Here are highlights for September. NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH: celebrating its 30th year, recovery month [...]
World Humanitarian Day 2019 Honors Women Heroes
4 months ago

World Humanitarian Day 2019 Honors Women Heroes

By  •  Advocacy
World Humanitarian Day 2019 honors women heroes. The International Day is held each year on August 19th to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. The day focuses on the unsung heroes who have long been working on the front lines in their own communities in some of [...]