GLOBAL Meditation, in Support of The Yazidi People, NOV 15

The Yazidi People An Ancient Culture on the Move Art of Living and The Association of Human Values reached out to UNIFY yesterday to support a global meditation and action campaign led by Sri Sri Ravishankar. The campaign is focused on the Yazidi People who are going through a massive transition as ISIS threatens their complete extinction. Can enough of us come together as a spiritual force to meditate, create awareness, and take action to support of the Yazidi People? Sri Sri … [Read more...]

Caregiver Awareness Month – NOV 2013

November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month "This month and throughout the year, let the quiet perseverance of our family caregiversremind us of the decency and kindnessto which we can all aspire." -President Barack Obama, 2011 Proclamation National Family Caregivers Month is a nationally recognized month observed every November to draw attention to the many challenges facing family caregivers, advocate for stronger public policy to address family caregiving issues, and raise … [Read more...]

Last Day of 2012 to Take Action

Celebrating … a Year of Achievements From A Celebration of Women™'s platform to the ratification of a United Nations convention on domestic worker rights to landmark laws on harassment to the conviction of a former president for war crimes … a true year of firsts. This timeline is a snapshot of some of the gender equality achievements in 2012. A Celebration of Women™ is the first and only global forum where Women Leaders are being ‘celebrated’ for spearheading positive … [Read more...]

Roxanne Williams, Dragonfly Whisperer – WOMAN of ACTION

  A Celebration of Women ... is heartwarmed to Celebrate the Life of this learned soul. Her wisdom is born of the experience she lived through her early years. Not surrendering to the question and focusing on a solution, this powerhouse devotes her life today to helping others do the same. Her question, like many, was "WHY ME?" WOMAN of ACTION Roxanne Williams   "Dragonfly Whisperer" A Gossamer Heart (the mending of wings) I can tell … [Read more...]

ELIZABETH MAY ~ Female Party Leader Excluded From Debates

    Where is our basic Freedom of Speech, why the exclusion?   Is there a hidden agenda here?      Just yesterda,  I read that Elizabeth May, Green Party Leader Canada was excluded from the televised debates that will take place. May is understandably in shock. "News that I will not be allowed to participate in the debates. In shock at the moment. I will be in those debates," May wrote on Twitter. Marco Dubé, a spokesman for the broadcast consortium that hosts the debates, confirmed the … [Read more...]

UGANDA: SASA! (Start, Awareness, Support, Action)

  Raising Voices - Uganda (UN Trust Fund grantee)   SASA!  (Start, Awareness, Support, Action)     SASA! (Start, Awareness, Support, Action) is a ground-breaking, internationally-recognized model of community-mobilization to stop violence against women and the spread of HIV. Engaging all actors in the community -- women, men, cultural and religious leaders, local officials, police, health-care providers -- SASA! fosters critical reflection on gender and power and instigates local-level … [Read more...]

Holly Allender – Job Loyalty: It’s a Two-Way Street

Job Loyalty: It’s a Two-Way Street   Show Your Dedication   When I first entered the workforce at age sixteen, I was paid hourly. I did my work, and at the end of my shift, I left. I never gave a second thought to staying late. I figured if I did my job and did it well, I was showing my loyalty, abilities and eagerness to remain a part of the company. These were primarily summer jobs, and I wasn’t looking to move up in the company. Over the years, I learned to balance my workload and the … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Hope

Recovery: Definition & Components Since the mid-1980s, a great deal has been written about mental health recovery from the perspective of the consumer (client), family member and mental health professional. The amount of research of various aspects of recovery continues to grow. Early research by Courtney Harding (1987) and others challenged the belief that severe mental illness is chronic and that stability is the best one could hope for. They discovered there are multiple … [Read more...]

IFAW – Thank You!

        Happy New Year!   I am writing to you today to simply say "thank you" for all you do for animals. Whether you donated to IFAW to help a suffering animal, sent an e-mail to an official to demand animal-friendly laws, spread the word to your friends about the importance of protecting animals and their habitats, or helped animals in your own community - I can't thank you enough. Our lifesaving work depends on you - without your support we simply couldn't help the many animals we … [Read more...]

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