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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!

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

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

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
3 years ago

February Awareness Observances and Fetes

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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
4 years ago

Celebrate January Awareness Months and Causes

 

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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Happy Holidays from Socially Sparked News
4 years ago

Happy Holidays from Socially Sparked News

By  •  Advocacy

Happy Holidays from our Sparks to Yours. SOCIALLY SPARKED NEWS, Real News Driven by Sparks covers the people, places and causes who Socially Spark our lives in the worlds of …
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Observe International Human Rights Day Today
4 years ago

Observe International Human Rights Day Today

December 10th is International Human Rights Day

December 10th is International Human Rights Day, an observance held every year on this day. It marks the day in 1948 that the United Nations General …
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Honor The International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4 years ago

Honor The International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Honor the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) today.  IDPD is celebrated annually on December 3rd  across the globe, since 1992 when the United Nations first created the event.

 

“Let …
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December Awareness Days and Months: Show Your Love
4 years ago

December Awareness Days and Months: Show Your Love

By  •  Advocacy

December awareness days and months include a host of  important causes and health awareness months. It is also the season to be jolly and show your love and compassion. Kicking off …
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It’s a Giving Tuesday State of Mind
4 years ago

It’s a Giving Tuesday State of Mind

By  •  Advocacy

It’s a Giving Tuesday state of mind. Show your love today.  Perhaps you have heard of #GivingTuesday, the global day designated to give back and donate to nonprofit organizations, causes, …
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“What the Nation Needs Now is Love, Sweet Love”
4 years ago

“What the Nation Needs Now is Love, Sweet Love”

“What the world needs now is love, sweet love

It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.”  — Hal David

The lyrics …
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Top 10 Ways to Get Out and Vote
4 years ago

Top 10 Ways to Get Out and Vote

By  •  Advocacy

Election Day 2016 is here! To make voting more fun for you, here are the top 10 ways to get out and vote. (not in any order). This just may …
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It’s No-Shave November: Support Cancer Awareness
4 years ago

It’s No-Shave November: Support Cancer Awareness

It’s No-Shave November: support cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer prevention, research and education.

Every November, this web-based nonprofit organization hosts a month-long campaign, where particpants skip shaving and …
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November Awareness Months: Show Your Love
4 years ago

November Awareness Months: Show Your Love

By  •  Advocacy
November is host to a slew of wonderful health awareness month observances as well as some very worthy causes. A few of these include national National Novel Writing Month; Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month; National Family Caregiver’s Month; Adaption Awareness Month; American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month and National Diabetes Awareness Month. You can find more observances [...]
October Awareness Months 2016
4 years ago

October Awareness Months 2016

By  •  Advocacy

October is the month for National Domestic Violence Awareness, National Bullying Prevention, National Breast Cancer Awareness and a slew of other equally important health and social issues that plague our society.  Support …
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Celebrate Pro Bono Week 2016 from October 23 thru 29

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Pro Bono Week 2016 is upon us — October 23 through 29. An annual global celebration of professional services for the public good. The week provides an amazing opportunity for professionals to give …
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Community Activism for Autism
4 years ago

Community Activism for Autism

By  •  Advocacy

There is nothing more special than when a close-knit community rallies together for a friend or neighbor. That’s what happened Tuesday night on New York City’s Upper East Side (UES), where …
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