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Advocacy. All things advocacy that Socially Spark our lives. Awareness campaigns, non-profit organizations, causes, social justice, social, arts and health and wellness issues.

June’s Finale Shines Brightly on Gay Pride
1 day ago

June’s Finale Shines Brightly on Gay Pride

Annual NYC LGBTQ Pride March Marks New Firsts June's finale shines brightly on Gay Pride. The final weekend of Gay Pride Month is filled with celebrations for everyone culminating in Sunday, June 25th's predominately designated day for Pride Marches and Parades around the country and across the globe. This year's theme is "We Are Proud." [...]
Anti-War Album Project Sparks Retro Activism
2 weeks ago

Anti-War Album Project Sparks Retro Activism

By  •  Music, Advocacy
The Home Ground anti-war album project sparks Retro Activism this week thanks to the efforts of Dutch composer, arranger and musician Stephen Emmer with the album release. In a world constantly in conflict over land, religion and race, the Home Ground Project aims to raise the global consciousness by resurrecting a lost musical genre of [...]
June Sun Brightens for Safety, LGBT, SummerFests & More
4 weeks ago

June Sun Brightens for Safety, LGBT, SummerFests & More

June sun brightens awareness for Safety, LGBT Pride, SummerFests, the Environment and more worthwhile causes and events. It is the month to celebrate the official onset of Summer, Fathers, Hunger and festivals galore. Here are five top June Events to know. 5 Top June Summer Events to Know June is National Safety Month (NSM)
Saluting All Heroes Who Socially Sparked Our Lives
4 weeks ago

Saluting All Heroes Who Socially Sparked Our Lives

By  •  Advocacy
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY 2017 Happy Memorial DayHappy Memorial Day! Today we salute all the heroes who have Socially Sparked our lives. -- #SOSPARKED @sosparkednews Thank you!
Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day
2 months ago

Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day

By  •  Advocacy

Wednesday May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day. Each year since 1994 when the UN proclaimed the official day, the world celebrates the freedom of the press.

“On World …
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May Flowers Awareness for Mental Health, Skin Cancer & More
2 months ago

May Flowers Awareness for Mental Health, Skin Cancer & More

By  •  Advocacy

May flowers bring awareness for Mental Health, Skin Cancer, Mothers and more this month. It is awareness month for a host of worthwhile causes as Stroke, High Blood Pressure and …
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Golden, Giving & Gildie-Centric Philanthropists
2 months ago

Golden, Giving & Gildie-Centric Philanthropists

Gilda's Club NYC Associate Board are golden, giving & Gildie-Centric emerging philanthropists Golden, giving and Gildie-centric is the best way to describe the emerging philanthropists who comprise the Associate Board of Gilda’s Club NYC. (GCNYC). I can’t think of a better example of volunteers to highlight in honor of National Volunteer Week. Gilda Radner Gilda’s [...]
Volunteer Awareness Week Starts Today
2 months ago

Volunteer Awareness Week Starts Today

By  •  Advocacy

Volunteer Awareness Week starts today in the United States and Canada. The week begins Sunday April 23rd and runs through April 29th.

In recognition of the countless individuals in …
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Let’s Move for National Walking Day
3 months ago

Let’s Move for National Walking Day

By  •  Advocacy

Let’s move for National Walking Day, held annually the first Wednesday in April. The American Heart Association sponsors this movement as part of April’s Physical Activity Month.

Whether exercise …
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April Showers Awareness for Autism, Sexual Assault, Jazz & More
3 months ago

April Showers Awareness for Autism, Sexual Assault, Jazz & More

By  •  Advocacy

April showers awareness for Autism, Sexual Assault, Jazz Appreciation and more wonderful causes and initiatives. It is also the awareness month for Child Abuse Prevention, Parkinson’s Disease and Youth Safety, …
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Celebrate World Water Day + Brain Injury Awareness Day March 22
3 months ago

Celebrate World Water Day + Brain Injury Awareness Day March 22

By  •  Advocacy
Celebrate World Water Day and Brain Injury Awareness Day on March 22, 2017. Both causes designate this day annually. World Water Day is March 22nd In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 22nd as annual World Water Day. It's about taking action to tackle the water crisis. This year's theme is WasteWater. Did [...]
Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education
3 months ago

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers continues our series in salute of Women’s History Month. This week, we feature two incredible women trailblazers and pioneers who have paved an inspiring path for women and children around the globe. Leaving a trail filled with determination, passion, inspiration and success is Grammy Award-winner Ella Jenkins. Her younger counterpart is [...]
March Brings Awareness for Women’s History, Music Education and More
4 months ago

March Brings Awareness for Women’s History, Music Education and More

March brings awareness for Women's History, Music Education, Brain Injury, Reading and a host of other wonderful causes. Here are a few we highlight this month. Writing Women Back into History
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
4 months ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy plus action equals solidarity is the Socially Sparked quote of the week.

“Empathy plus action equals solidarity” — Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist

Activism is the …
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Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week
4 months ago

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

By  •  Advocacy

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week — February 12th through February 19th; with Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, February 17th.

Random Acts of Kindness is an international …
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February Awareness Observances and Fetes
5 months ago

February Awareness Observances and Fetes

By  •  Advocacy
Fabulous February Awareness Fabulous February awareness is the month for Love, Black History, Heart Disease, Cancer and Teen Dating Violence awareness, to name a few. Holidays this month include Valentines Day and President's Day. Awareness days include National Girls and Women in Sports Day; Give Kids A Smile Day and Love Your Pet Day. Awareness [...]
January Stands for Justice
5 months ago

January Stands for Justice

January stands for justice. To be more exact, January has become the month for social justice activities around the globe.

As previously reported in Socially Sparked News, January observances …
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“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week
5 months ago

“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes by Grammy Award-winner David Bowie is the So Sparked Quote of the Week. Given the state of affairs of our country this weekend, David Bowie's classic song Changes is a fitting testament to our times today. NYC Women's March, 400,000 Women, Men & Childen Strong. Over 3 million participated across the globe. Yesterday's historical Women's [...]
Apathy to Action Through Art: So Sparked Quote of the Week
6 months ago

Apathy to Action Through Art: So Sparked Quote of the Week

Apathy to Action through Art is the So Sparked Quote of the Week. The quote comes from the executive director of Ripple Effect Artists, Inc. an Actor’s Equity, Off-Broadway 501 …
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Celebrate January Awareness Months and Causes
6 months ago

Celebrate January Awareness Months and Causes

By  •  Advocacy

 

January brings us many important health awareness months, cause campaigns and celebrations. Healthy observances include: Cervical Cancer Screening Month; Thyroid Disease Awareness Month and National Health Awareness Month for …
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