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Go Green on World Environment Day

Go Green on World Environment Day

Let’s get involved in this World Environment Day. World Environment Day was established by the United Nations in 1974 and has since grown to become a global platform for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our surroundings.  The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is “Beat Plastic Pollution,” which invites us

Stand for Equality This LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month

Stand for Equality This LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month

Let’s celebrate equality this LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month. June is LGBTQQIAAP Month, a month dedicated to educating the public about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, allies, and pansexual communities.  This month-long celebration is held to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan and now encompasses various events such as pride parades, picnics,

Let’s Get Involved and “Stand for Children Day”

Let’s Get Involved and “Stand for Children Day”

Learn more about the amazing organization, Stand for Children. On June 1, 1996, more than 300,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to participate in the first-ever Stand for Children Day.  To date, this remains the largest demonstration for children in U.S. history.  As a result of this monumental occasion, countless parents, community members, and

Let’s Celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

Let’s Celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

Get inspired this National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness for the thousands of pets that are eagerly awaiting adoption in shelters.  On this day, we should consider opening our homes and our hearts and welcoming a furry friend who deserves love

World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day

World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day

Observe World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day. Yesterday, April 24th, marked the beginning of this year’s World Immunization Week.  World Immunization Week is dedicated to highlighting the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases.  This year’s theme is “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork.”  Additionally, today marks World Malaria Day, a

Let’s All Go Green This Earth Day

Let’s All Go Green This Earth Day

Let’s all make an effort to be more eco-friendly this Earth Day. Today is Earth Day, a global day dedicated to supporting the environment and fighting for the betterment of our environment.  In honor of this Earth Day, we should all make an effort to be more environmentally-friendly.  Here are some of the easy things

Lend a Hand! It’s National Volunteer Month

Lend a Hand! It’s National Volunteer Month

Let’s show our thanks this National Volunteer Month. In America, volunteerism is instilled at a young age.  It is encouraged in schools, passed from parent to child, and considered a cornerstone of many after-school programs and clubs.  The positive effects of America’s volunteers are seen throughout the country.  Without the hard work and dedication of