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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.

Music’s Biggest Day – Amplified Grassroots Advocacy
2 days ago

Music’s Biggest Day – Amplified Grassroots Advocacy

By  •  Music, Advocacy
Music's biggest day gets amplified today with the largest simulcast Grassroots advocacy effort to support and protect music creators. It's the Recording Academy'sTM District Advocate Day where more than 1,000 performers, songwriters, producers, and engineers representing all 50 states will discuss critical legislative issues affecting the music industry. Congress plays a pivotal role in ensuring [...]
United We Stand Against Violence & Bullying
3 weeks ago

United We Stand Against Violence & Bullying

By  •  Advocacy
United We Stand today against violence and bullying. October 2nd is the International Day of Non-Violence and the World Day of Bullying Prevention. In the wake of yesterday's Las Vegas Shooting, Mahatma Gandhi's timeless quote on non-violence echoes loudly. There is no place on this earth for violence -- especially senseless violence. October is Bullying [...]
October Sparks Shine on Domestic Violence, Bullying, Breast Cancer +
3 weeks ago

October Sparks Shine on Domestic Violence, Bullying, Breast Cancer +

October sparks shine on Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention, 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. We spotlight a few key causes and activities below to help kick-start your month and leave [...]
Chicago Lets the Dogs Out Hailing Fallen Cops
3 weeks ago

Chicago Lets the Dogs Out Hailing Fallen Cops

Who Let The Dogs Out? Chicago has let the dogs out hailing its fallen cops with more than 100 fiberglass German Shepherd police dog statues. The 4 ½-foot-tall hand-painted dogs are standing guard on the famed Magnificent Mile (Michigan Avenue) and vicinity as part of the K-9s for Cops public art installation. Launched by the [...]
Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good
1 month ago

Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good

Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good took the world stage on Sunday from the Social Good Summit. World leaders in the arts, activism, entertainment and technology convened together for thought-provoking discussions on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Their messages resonated loud and clear in New York City and across the globe [...]
Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good
1 month ago

Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good

The Curtain goes up on the world stage today as UN Week and The Social Good Summit begin. During the week of September 17, world leaders will gather in New York for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly to foster dialogue and action on the world’s most pressing challenges. Poverty, gender equality, global [...]
September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Food Safety, Ovarian Cancer +
1 month ago

September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Food Safety, Ovarian Cancer +

By  •  Advocacy

September sparks awareness for many worth while health and social justice initiatives including Suicide Prevention, Food Safety, Ovarian, Prostate, Childhood and Gynecolgical Cancers and more.

The return to Fall …
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Community Rocks to Combat Opioid Addiction
2 months ago

Community Rocks to Combat Opioid Addiction

With Opioid addiction at an all time high, the Massachusetts community and over 20 Music Legends banned together Wednesday night to raise awareness of and funds for opioid addiction, treatment and recovery programs in the heavily impacted town of Cape Cod. Substance abuse and death by overdose is at epidemic proportions throughout the United States. [...]
August Sparks Awareness for ALS, Immunization, Youth +
3 months ago

August Sparks Awareness for ALS, Immunization, Youth +

By  •  Advocacy
August sparks awareness for ALS Disease, Immunizations, Youth, Back to School and more. The dog days of August also bring World Humanitarian Day and International Youth Day, to name a few. Here are a few key initiatives happening this August that we are Socially Sparked™ about: ALS HOME HEALTH CARE AWARENESS ALS Logo (PRNewsfoto/The ALS [...]
Social Media Group Spawns Ocean Conservation Album
3 months ago

Social Media Group Spawns Ocean Conservation Album

By  •  Music, Advocacy
Ukulele Sirens: Songs for the Sea, an ambitious international collaboration ocean conservation album project started by a Facebook group,The Ukulele Sirens, a Facebook like-minded social media group spawns international collaboration for its ocean conservation album project, Songs for the Sea. The group hopes that their music and this project will inspire the world to take [...]
June’s Finale Shines Brightly on Gay Pride
4 months 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
4 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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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