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Advocacy / Activism – Socially Sparked®. All things advocacy that Socially Sparked® our lives. 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!

Good Deeds Day Sparks National Volunteer Week
1 week ago

Good Deeds Day Sparks National Volunteer Week

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Good Deeds Day sparks Volunteer Week April 15th thru April 21st. The global celebration unites people from more than 100 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. On April 15th, hundreds of thousands plan to participate in the Day by doing something good to improve the lives of others [...]
Twenty Two Thousand Opioid Pills on the Wall
2 weeks ago

Twenty Two Thousand Opioid Pills on the Wall

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Twenty two thousand pills on the wall make up the Opioid Memorial heading to Washington, DC Thursday, April 12th thru April 18th. Using art as a catalyst for awareness, education and social change . each pill is carved with a face to represent the 22,000 victims lost in 2015 to prescription opioid overdose. Prescribed to [...]
Closing Gender Wage Gap by Social Media Storm
2 weeks ago

Closing Gender Wage Gap by Social Media Storm

Closing the gender wage gap by social media storm happens today on Equal Pay Day. That's what advocates for equal pay nationwide hope to accomplish via organized Time For Transparency Chats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Equal Pay Day is held annually on the second Tuesday in April. It's the approximate day the typical [...]
Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50
3 weeks ago

Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50

Marching for the King 50 years later to commemorate a hero of social justice takes on new meaning and energy in 2018. Today the world celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 50 years after his violent assassination at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, TN. Nearly 100,000 people across the globe will be [...]
APRIL SPARKS SPOTLIGHT ALCOHOLISM, POETRY, AUTISM, JAZZ +
3 weeks ago

APRIL SPARKS SPOTLIGHT ALCOHOLISM, POETRY, AUTISM, JAZZ +

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April sparks spotlight alcoholism, autism, poetry, jazz and many more social justice, health and arts awareness initiatives. Sparks also electrify awareness for the environment, sexual assault, child abuse and distracted driving. Designated days include Earth Day, World Health Day and Walking Day, to name just a few. Here’s a topline of April’s finest. NATIONAL POETRY [...]
Routing Safer Roadways Via Nationwide Distracted Driving Laws
4 weeks ago

Routing Safer Roadways Via Nationwide Distracted Driving Laws

Routing safer roadways via nationwide distracted driving laws is one solution that addresses the thousands of unnecessary fatalities and injuries that occur each year. The advent of technology in the form of a new prevention app is another. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council (NSC) is calling on legislators to create [...]
Taking Gun Control Issue to the Streets
1 month ago

Taking Gun Control Issue to the Streets

Taking the gun control issue to the streets to affect change. That's what the students of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School are doing on Saturday, March 24th at March For Our Lives in Washington, DC. Millions of their peers, families, kids and advocates will be joining them in cities and towns across the country and [...]
Next Generation Leader Maiah Wynne
1 month ago

Next Generation Leader Maiah Wynne

Next generation leader Maiah Wynne is a Gen Xer to watch as she adds her spark to the world. At the youthful age of 19, this young woman Gen Xer is an accomplished singer, songwriter, activist and mentor that has already Socially Sparked® our lives. "Now more than ever I feel that I actually CAN [...]
Dreams & Sleep: Quote of the Week by William Shakespeare
1 month ago

Dreams & Sleep: Quote of the Week by William Shakespeare

Dreams & Sleep: the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week is by playwright William Shakespeare from The Tempest. Our lives are Socially Sparked daily by our dreams. According to the National Sleep Foundation™ (NSF) it is very important to get a good sleep health for individuals to best achieve their personal, family, and professional goals. [...]
Saluting International Women’s Day Every Week in March
2 months ago

Saluting International Women’s Day Every Week in March

Saluting International Women's Day every week in March. Today is the official day to celebrate women worldwide and events and stories across all mediums and social platforms are plentiful. Socially Sparked News will once again spotlight remarkable women who make our world a better place. WHY WOMEN ROAR FOR EQUALITY There are many events you [...]
Gun Control Issue Needs More Heroes by Example
2 months ago

Gun Control Issue Needs More Heroes by Example

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Gun Control issue needs more heroes by example. The surviving students of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre are a resilient group who in one short month have Socially Sparked our lives in more ways than one. Their passionate and relentless advocacy for gun control reform has reignited the conversation, taking the nation [...]
Resilience & Heroes: Quote of the Week by Christopher Reeve
2 months ago

Resilience & Heroes: Quote of the Week by Christopher Reeve

Resilience & Heroes is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week by actor Christopher Reeve (1952–2004). The late actor and advocate is best known for his major motion picture role as Clark Kent in the Superman Movie Trilogy of the late 70s. His words convey his spirit and most current -- that of the next [...]
March Sparks Ignite 4 Women, Music Education, Brain Injury +
2 months ago

March Sparks Ignite 4 Women, Music Education, Brain Injury +

March sparks ignite 4 Women’s History, Music Education, Brain Injury, Nutrition and a host of other important health, education and social causes this month. Here are a few we highlight this month. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Women's History Month celebrates women and their accomplishments. Their tagline is “writing women back into history.” This year’s theme: “Nevertheless, [...]
Literal Reality About Eating Disorders for Awareness Week
2 months ago

Literal Reality About Eating Disorders for Awareness Week

The literal reality about eating disorders is that they affect everyone--regardless of age, gender, race, size or socioeconomic status. National Eating Disorders Awareness Week kicks-off today Feb. 26th thru Mar. 4th with the theme Let’s Get Real: Get Screened…Get Real…Get Help…Get Healthy! Start the conversations. National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is brought to you by [...]
Vocal Group Raise Their Voices for Social Change
2 months ago

Vocal Group Raise Their Voices for Social Change

Vocal group Naturally 7 raise their voices for social change simultaneously creating beautiful harmonies and messages. The New York City-based group offers artistically innovative and feel-good sounds to convey emotion and stir action in what they coin ‘vocal play’. “In vocal play, you have to truly believe that that instrument is right in front of [...]
America Honors Presidents Past and Present: Presidents Day
2 months ago

America Honors Presidents Past and Present: Presidents Day

America honors its Presidents past and present today on the annual federal holiday of Presidents Day. Each of the US Presidents has Socially Sparked® Americans' lives in various ways. We highlight the four Presidents slain by gun violence as a reminder there's still much work to be done to safeguard all Americans, young and old. [...]
Albert Einstein on Hope: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
2 months ago

Albert Einstein on Hope: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Albert Einstein's words on hope are the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. The pre-eminent scientist of the modern age, Albert Einstein (1874 - 1955) was also known as a philosopher and humanist interested in and concerned about global issues. His words about 'hope' stand the test of time and have Socially Sparked® our lives. [...]
Try a Little Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness Day
2 months ago

Try a Little Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness Day

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Try a little kindness: it's Random Acts of Kindness Day (RAK DAY). Everyone can always use a bit of uplifting, especially with so much ugliness in our world. We can't think of a better way to be Socially Sparked® than to cease the DAY! Did you know that being kind to another is good for [...]
World Radio Day Celebrates Diversity in Sports Radio
2 months ago

World Radio Day Celebrates Diversity in Sports Radio

World Radio Day celebrates diversity in sports radio for 2018 with the theme: Radio & Sports. The annual Day is observed every February 13th. Radio has Socially Sparked® our lives around the world in many ways. It is a powerful communication medium that unites, engages and affects positive change and remains steadfast as it continues [...]
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