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Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!
3 weeks ago

Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!

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Sixty Counts: it's the International Day of Older Persons. The United Nations-designated day spotlights age equality each October 1st. It offers everyone around the world an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the important contributions that older people make to society. Moreover, it raises awareness of the opportunities and challenges of aging in today’s world. The [...]
Honoring Front-Line Workers for World Humanitarian Day
2 months ago

Honoring Front-Line Workers for World Humanitarian Day

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Honoring real life heroes on World Humanitarian Day 2020
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Virtual Concerts for a Cause Take Main Stage
3 months ago

Virtual Concerts for a Cause Take Main Stage

Virtual concerts for a cause continue to answer the call on how to best raise awareness and funds during these unprecedented times. The latest music event: The UNODC Concert takes the main stage today with funds benefiting the cause to end human trafficking. Appropriately scheduled on World Day Against Human Trafficking in Persons - July [...]
Mandela Day Sparks Global Call to Action
3 months ago

Mandela Day Sparks Global Call to Action

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Nelson Mandela Day sparks a global call to action to inspire change. The global pandemic and the national lockdown have heightened decades of inequality and created a resurgence in the Black Lives Matter movement. The new era holds much promise for positive change. The 10th annual Nelson Mandela International Day will address this resurgence in [...]
Social Justice Day Focuses on Closing Inequalities Gap
8 months 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 -- [...]
16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence
3 years ago

16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

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 [...]
August Sparks Awareness for ALS, Immunization, Youth +
3 years ago

August Sparks Awareness for ALS, Immunization, Youth +

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 [...]
Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion
4 years ago

Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion

Audrey Hepburn with Mel Ferrer. Photo by: Evers, Joost / Anefo [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia CommonsTrailblazer Audrey Hepburn's quote about compassion is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. Actress, fashion icon and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn epitomizes the classic compassionate role model. As we continue to celebrate Women's History Month and the [...]
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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