global issues

One Billion Actions: Empowerment on VDay

By |February 18th, 2016|

When you think of VDay, what comes to mind? For most people it is heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, roses and romance. What if VDay evoked images of strong, fierce, independent young women dancing and speaking out about violence against women?

That’s exactly what happened this Sunday, February 14th, in honor of VDay. We celebrated with millions of activist around the world […]

Our choice

By |September 28th, 2015|

September 28, 2015

It’s the week where many wonderful organizations descend on New York City to celebrate their achievements. And many of them are quite incredible- providing the poorest of the poor with services that they quite possibly would otherwise not have chance to receive.  The world and President Clinton celebrate them and count them as the big wins that will […]