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

America Honors Presidents Past and Present: Presidents Day
8 hours 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
1 day 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 days ago

Try a Little Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness Day

By  •  Advocacy
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
6 days 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 [...]
February Sparks Colorful Love in Awareness Observances
3 weeks ago

February Sparks Colorful Love in Awareness Observances

February sparks colorful love in awareness observances for many fabulous health and social justice causes. It's the month of love; the awareness month for Black History, Heart Disease, Stroke, Teenage Dating Violence and more -- guaranteed to get you Socially Sparked®. Awareness Weeks in February spotlight Burn Awareness (2/4-10); Random Acts of Kindness (2/11-17) and [...]
Women’s Movement Re-Energizes with New 2018 Focus
4 weeks ago

Women’s Movement Re-Energizes with New 2018 Focus

The Women's Movement re-energizes with new 2018 focus - The Polls. More specifically, mobilizing people to register and vote aiming at the mid-term elections and beyond. It's evident that yesterday's Women's Marches around the country are not a one-hit wonder, but rather a full-blown movement --one that will Socially Spark our lives for years to [...]
Return of The Women’s March 2018
1 month ago

Return of The Women’s March 2018

The return of the Women’s March 2018 marks the anniversary of its historic inaugural year. On Saturday, January 20, 2018, millions of women and people of all genders across the country will once again raise their voices to demand equality for all humans. Alot has happened on the women’s movement front since last year’s march. [...]
Throwback Thursday: Looking Back at Women’s March 2017
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: Looking Back at Women’s March 2017

By  •  Advocacy
Throwback Thursday: we take a look back at The Women's March 2017. From its inaugural march last January -- to the Me Too Movement to the Times Up campaign -- what a difference one year makes. When Socially Sparked News first reported on last year's Women's March, we speculated if it would be a one-hit [...]
January Sparks Health and Social Justice Awareness
2 months ago

January Sparks Health and Social Justice Awareness

By  •  Advocacy
January sparks health and social justice awareness campaigns and celebrations galore. Mark your calendars as the month is filled with activities and events sure to get you Socially Sparked®. Health Observances this month include: Cervical Health Month; Thyroid Awareness Month and Awareness Months for National Birth Defects Prevention and Glaucoma. Social Justice Causes include: National [...]
Music Salutes to Military & Veterans Trending Big
2 months ago

Music Salutes to Military & Veterans Trending Big

By  •  Music, Advocacy
Music salutes honoring military and veterans is trending big 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. There are a flurry of benefit concerts and albums devoted to our [...]
Women Named Socially Sparked® Changemakers of 2017
2 months ago

Women Named Socially Sparked® Changemakers of 2017

Women Named the Socially Sparked® Changemakers of 2017! Hands down, 2017 is the year of the Woman. Collectively, the gender has made boisterous and huge strides in changing the cultural and social conversation. From January’s Women’s March to November’s Me Too Movement, we highlight the top changemaker events of 2017 that Socially Sparked® our lives. [...]
December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day
2 months ago

December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day

By  •  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. Today kicks-off a year-long campaign to mark the 70th Anniversary of its signing. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution [...]
December Sparks Shine Light on Aids & Human Rights
3 months ago

December Sparks Shine Light on Aids & Human Rights

December sparks shine light 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 brings us: WORLD AIDS DAY 2017 – Every December 1st, the world bands together to unite in the fight against HIV. It’s [...]
16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence
3 months ago

16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

By  •  Advocacy
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a campaign that aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. The campaign runs from November 25th (International Day for the Elimination pf Violence Against Women and Girls) to December 10th (Human Rights Day). The theme of the 2017 campaign is [...]
Kids Take Over for World Children’s Day
3 months ago

Kids Take Over for World Children’s Day

Kids take over the world today celebrating World Children's Day. That's the theme of this year's global event on November 20th. Children around the world will take over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted. November Sparks many [...]
Spark Someone’s Life with Kindness Today
3 months ago

Spark Someone’s Life with Kindness Today

Spark someone's life with kindness today for World Kindness Day. While kindness to others should be an everyday gesture, one November day is designated around the globe to perform an act of kindness annually. WORLD KINDNESS DAY is November 13th World Kindness Day is observed annually; this year on November 13th. The World Kindness Movement [...]
Benefit Album Honoring Veterans Takes Action Higher
3 months ago

Benefit Album Honoring Veterans Takes Action Higher

By  •  Music, Advocacy
A new benefit album honoring veterans takes aim to bridge the gap between vets and civilians beyond a ‘simple thank you.’ The brainchild of noted recording artist Marcus Goldhaber, the album “Carry You On” drops on Veterans Day. Veterans Day is officially Saturday, November 11th and the entire week has been devoted to saluting our [...]
November Sparks Shine on Giving, Health, Writing +
4 months ago

November Sparks Shine on Giving, Health, Writing +

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 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 Awareness Month [...]
Why Women Roar for Equality
4 months ago

Why Women Roar for Equality

Why do women roar for equality? It is incredulous that in 2017, this question still needs to be answered. But, after a recent personal encounter with a millennial young woman, I realized the importance of reiterating to the masses of men and women why women roar for equality. Our next generations of women fully need [...]
One Nation of Drug-Free Youth: Red Ribbon Week Begins
4 months ago

One Nation of Drug-Free Youth: Red Ribbon Week Begins

National Red Ribbon Week, the National Red Ribbon Campaign advocating for a nation of drug-free youth begins today, October 23rd and lasts through October 31st. Each year, parents, educators, families, local coalitions, PTO groups, and community organizations across America provide drug prevention activities in their communities to raise awareness and educate our nation’s youth on [...]
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