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Return of The Women’s March 2018
2 years 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
2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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 +
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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 [...]
Music’s Biggest Day – Amplified Grassroots Advocacy
2 years 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
2 years 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 +
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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 [...]