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Advocacy – Socially Sparked® is all things advocacy / activism that Socially Sparked® our lives plus 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!

Freedom of the Press Essential in 2020: World Press Freedom Day
3 years ago

Freedom of the Press Essential in 2020: World Press Freedom Day

Freedom of the press is more essential in 2020 than in any other recent time in our history. As we recognize May 3rd's World Press Freedom Day and it's crucial importance, our thoughts also go to those journalists whose lives were lost in the line of duty and/or due to COVID-19. A free and open [...]
May Blooms Bright for Moms, Arthritis, Mental Health and More
3 years ago

May Blooms Bright for Moms, Arthritis, Mental Health and More

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May blooms bright for moms, arthritis, mental health and a host of other worthy health, education and social causes. For the first time in history, we must celebrate many of these holidays and campaigns at a social distance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The world has gone exclusively digital and so will festivities for Mother's [...]
Patriotism’s Finest 4 Covid Heroes Finest
3 years ago

Patriotism’s Finest 4 Covid Heroes Finest

Patriotism's finest for Covid-19's finest frontline heroes soared above the skies of New York City, Trenton, NJ and Philadelphia on Tuesday as part of Operation America Strong Salute. The U.S. Navy's Blue Angeles and the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds elite collaborated in a fly over saluting the healthcare workers, first responders and essential employee workers [...]
World IP Day Sparks Innovation from a Social Distance
3 years ago

World IP Day Sparks Innovation from a Social Distance

World IP Day sparks innovation from a social distance in 2020. Every year on April 26th since 2000, the World celebrates the role that intellectual property plays on encouraging innovation and creativity across the globe. Initially created to increase the understanding of intellectual property, the commemorative day now shows how IP contributes to the flourishing [...]
Livestream Benefit Concerts Soar in Pandemic Era
3 years ago

Livestream Benefit Concerts Soar in Pandemic Era

Livestream benefit concerts are soaring in the pandemic era. Saturday brings two benefits to the limelight. All Together Now LA starts at 2PM PT/5PM ET and the Band Together Benefit online Festival for NOLA musicians at 3PM CT/4PM ET. A positive trend is brewing in the virtual benefit music event arena and it's via livestream [...]
Join Digital Events for Earth Week
3 years ago

Join Digital Events for Earth Week

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Join digital events for Earth Week starting April 20th. The annual week's activities and the celebration of Earth Day are now virtual to adjust to the stay home mandates around the world. This year's theme is climate action and will be celebrated all year. This Wednesday April 22nd marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The [...]
Thank You Nurse & Midwife Heroes
3 years ago

Thank You Nurse & Midwife Heroes

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Thank you to the nurse and midwife heroes who play a critical role in keeping the world healthy. We celebrate them today for World Health Day on April 7th. This is the International year of the nurse and the midwife We commend all the nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 [...]
Shelter in Place & Poetry for NYC
3 years ago

Shelter in Place & Poetry for NYC

A poem for NYC during lockdown by our Founder, Abbe Sparks & to celebrate Poetry Month with #ShelterinPoetry
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No Place Like Home Quote of Week
3 years ago

No Place Like Home Quote of Week

"There's no place like home" is our quote of the week from the words recited by the character Dorothy in the 1939 classic movie "The Wizard of Oz." "There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home." -- the character of Dorothy (Judy Garland) from the motion picture 'The [...]
Be Smart Earlier Than Later During COVID-19
3 years ago

Be Smart Earlier Than Later During COVID-19

Wise advice on how to best combat the corona virus pandemic from Governor Andrew Cuomo. Be smart earlier than later is the interpreted Socially Sparked quote of the week.
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Spring Blooms at a Social Distance
3 years ago

Spring Blooms at a Social Distance

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Spring blooms may be admired at a social distance today but they are signs of hope. Flowers are popping up all over as we enter the first official day of the season. Outdoor walks are essential during this time of social distancing, stay-at-home and self-quarantine mandates due to the corona virus pandemic. Signs of Spring [...]
Lead by Your Dreams: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
3 years ago

Lead by Your Dreams: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Lead by your dreams is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. While the world faces a global pandemic of the corona virus and more countries lock down, we take pause to  remind everyone of one thing this global apocalypse can not disrupt -- Our Dreams and Hopes. Cancel everything is one approach that the [...]
Rocker Chants Billy Never Idles in NYC Environmental Campaign
3 years ago

Rocker Chants Billy Never Idles in NYC Environmental Campaign

“Billy never idles, Billy never idles” chants legendary Rocker Billy Idol, who lends his name to NYC in a new campaign to prevent air pollution. NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Idol announced the “The War on Idling” campaign at a rally in front of City Hall this week. The environmental initiative will run throughout the [...]
March Sparks Ignite 4 Women, Music Education, Brain Injury +
3 years ago

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

March sparks ignite for Women’s History, Music Education, Brain Injury, Nutrition and a host of other important health, education and social causes this month. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Women's History Month celebrates women and their accomplishments. Their tagline is “our history is our strength.” This year’s theme: “Valiant Women of the Vote.” The theme honors "the brave [...]
This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me
3 years ago

This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me

Folk singer songwriter Woody Guthrie’s legendary song ‘This Land Is Your Land’ is still made for you and me as the anthem turns 80 on February 23rd. The folk hero and his timeless song have Socially Sparked® our lives since 1940. There have been many renditions over the decades of Woody’s unofficial classic anthem since [...]
Social Justice Day Focuses on Closing Inequalities Gap
3 years ago

Social Justice Day Focuses on Closing Inequalities Gap

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Today is World Social Justice Day and this year's focus is on closing the inequalities gap. An ever increasing recurring chant -- equality as a whole is a key focus around the globe. In this new decade of social justice, people and organizations around the globe continue to speak up and advocate for equality -- [...]
America Honors Presidents Past and Present: Presidents Day
3 years ago

America Honors Presidents Past and Present: Presidents Day

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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. [...]
GUN VIOLENCE TRAGEDY SPARKS MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE
3 years ago

GUN VIOLENCE TRAGEDY SPARKS MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE

It took just six minutes two years ago for 17 students and staff to be murdered at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The impact of this senseless gun violence tragedy reverberated across the Nation and sparked a movement to end gun violence. The country and the world will never forget what [...]
Pricey Super Bowl Ad Spots that Socially Sparked 4 Change
3 years ago

Pricey Super Bowl Ad Spots that Socially Sparked 4 Change

This year’s pricey Super Bowl Ad spots did not deter some brands to advertise their social responsibility messages for social change. The ad spots came at the high price of $5.6 million dollars, and that’s just for a thirty second spot! Yet, social justice messages flooded the Big Game’s Ads in 2020 reflective of the [...]
Twenty World Cancer Day Sparks for 20th Anniversary
3 years ago

Twenty World Cancer Day Sparks for 20th Anniversary

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Cancer and its far and wide reach has Socially Sparked® our lives in both, positive and negative ways. In honor of Word Cancer Day's 20th Anniversary we share twenty sparks on world cancer you should know. WORLD CANCER DAY is a campaign built to resonate, inspire change and mobilize action long after the day has [...]