"[T]hat quality of reverence, that is really the gateway through which we can begin to rediscover our capacity to do good." -- Interview with Van Jones, President, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
"Only by establishing peace in yourself can you be helpful in contributing to peace being peace is the basis for doing peace, making peace."
-- Thich Nhat Hanh quoted in Great Peacemakers
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)—A high school official made a mistake by telling a student to cover up a lesbian-themed T-shirt or face suspension, the school’s principal said Friday, a day after the ACLU demanded the school apologize to the teen.
Do you believe we all have human rights?
Do you believe:
• You have the right to live, and to live in freedom and safety.
• Nobody has the right to treat you as his/her slave and you should not make anyone your slave.
• Nobody has the right to torture you.
Women have such a capacity for protecting the future, if they are aware, if they have an idea of the great worth of their contribution, and most importantly if they recognize and honor their obligation. We must mobilize the instinct of mothers to die for their children's safety and future. That instinct is within all women and is merely hormonally awaken after giving birth, but this instinct is not solely dependent upon giving birth. The human child, the future of humanity, is brought into this world extremely vulnerable.
If you've already told the Postal Regulatory Commission you won't stand for a sellout to big media (and if you haven't yet, there's still time to weigh in before their hearings on Tuesday, October 30), perhaps you're feeling a little bored, a little blue.
Happily, there's a cure for such listlessness, and it even involves the mail. You can support the people of Burma by sending your panties to the SPDC!
The "post-it revolution" is an interesting project started by We Bite Back. The idea is simple: Write a positive message about body image on a post-it, then stick it where women will see it. Check out our post-it and learn more about how you can join the revolution!
Sixty years ago, very few people would have seen the connection between peace and hydrology, but today that connection is clear to the foresighted. If we do not deal with the water problems on a global scale, I believe we will see conflict on a global scale.--UNESCO in the Spotlight
"The Power of the World always works in circles, and everything tries to be round."
--Black Elk, Oglala Sioux
Last month, the ePhilanthropy Foundation named Peace x Peace the 2007 Best Community Building/Volunteerism and/or Activism Campaign as part of its 2007 International ePhilanthropy Awards.
Find out what the new generation of makers, creators and mold-breakers thought of Goldieblox and the American Express #PassionProject, and enter to win a game for the young girl in your life. Read more
We asked 15 bloggers how PAM Cooking Spray helps them spend less time in the kitchen, and more time eating and celebrating with loved ones. Read their tips, tricks and recipes for great holiday cooking with PAM Cooking Spray, and enter to win a $100 Visa gift card. Read more