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#Bringbackourgirls … Mother’s Day

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Before I can encourage buying a Mother’s Day gift from even as amazing an organization as Half the Sky Movement, I must reflect on the kidnapped girls in Nigeria. The fear of the girls and their parents is horrific. The group responsible is so clear in their seeing women as chattel. I encourage you to support organizations that recognize that we still have such a long way to go till women and girls are respected as equals.

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Good news

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In my latest blog, I said we all need to search for good news and not get mired down in  ” the world is broken” mentality.  Inherent in the “broken” concept “fixing” is also possible.  After all this is itispossible.org!   So here’s a beginning in your journey to good …

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David Brooks … Always a good read

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David Brooks, op-ed journalist of the New  York Times, is always a good read.  Though I do not always agree with him he universally pushes my thinking and questioning.  In the article, The Creative Climate he presents layers of thought on the creativity that occurs from a discordance within an …

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So what exactly is a B Corporation?

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Itispossible.org is Founder Funded but if it ever looks like we should become something, it would either be an L3C or a B Corp.  Since our product is information and trying to be helpful and share inspiration to do good, we will stick with Founder Funded. For those who have …

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Feedsacks … A history of recycling

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Did you know that Goodwill probably began the fabric recycling movement in the name of charity. Granted at the time of its founding, folks reused fabric pretty consistently.  Remember Scarlet O’Hara in Gone With The Wind reusing the velvet drapes to make her elegant dress to visit Brett in jail. …

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World Hunger Explained in Cartoons

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Sure I’ve been hungry but have never really experienced hunger.  Understanding how world hunger occurs is alien territory to most of us. Once again, thank you Bill Gates for recommending this good read….these cartoons truly explain how the hunger process occurs.  One.org presented a graphic novel, entitled Agriculture 101 by …

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Old jeans … New life

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DoSomething.org designs cause campaigns that young folks can relate to.  What’s impressive is that they make being part of these campaigns so easy. They have partnered with H&M to receive old clothes that will then be recycled …assuming this is fabric recycling. When I was young there was a song…”blue …

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Highlighted this month …War

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Each month or so itispossible.org will have a focus.  It could be Water or AIDS or opportunities for volunteering.  What a way to start out though, choosing War as the first.  The intent is not to share an opinion about War but rather to reflect on those who have captured …

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Eco Warrior

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Become an Eco Warrior.  This a great website … I Am Eco Warrior.. It is packed full of information and resources.  If you want to do something to benefit the environment this will give you real inspiration.  Check out the video by 19 year old Boylan Slat.  He has an …

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