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How We Can Observe Human Rights Day

How We Can Observe Human Rights Day

Let’s learn more about this global holiday. Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th to commemorate the day that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Declaration, a groundbreaking document that proclaimed the inalienable rights of every human being. 

Learning More About This International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Learning More About This International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Let’s learn more about the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Since 1992, the UN has celebrated IDPD on December 3rd.  This year, the theme for IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.”  This statement emphasizes the importance of empowering persons with disabilities and creating the inclusive, equal,

Honoring Civil Rights Hero, Rosa Parks

Honoring Civil Rights Hero, Rosa Parks

Let’s remember this civil rights pioneer and hero on the anniversary of her historic stand against discrimination. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks (1913-2005) was arrested for breaking an Alabama state law that required black bus passengers to give up their seats to white passengers when the bus was full.  Her arrest sparked the 381-day

Join Us as We Observe The International Day of Non-Violence

Join Us as We Observe The International Day of Non-Violence

Spread a message of love, peace, and tolerance this International Day of Non-Violence. In honor of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, the UN has designated October 2nd as The International Day of Non-Violence.  As many of us know, Gandhi was a leader of the Indian independence movement and considered one of the pioneers of the of non-violence

Let’s Do Our Civic Duty This National Voter Registration Day

Let’s Do Our Civic Duty This National Voter Registration Day

Get ready for the next election this National Voter Registration Day. Today is National Voter Registration Day, a national occasion celebrating our right to democracy. National Voter Registration Day started in response to the fact that millions of Americans are unable to vote because they have missed the registration deadline, failed to update their registration,

Book Lovers Unite! It’s National Read a Book Day!

Book Lovers Unite! It’s National Read a Book Day!

September 6th marks a day completely dedicated to celebrating our love of books and reading. Today is National Read a Book Day and, as the name suggests, this day is all about breaking out our favorite books and settling down for a good read. Too often we neglect reading in favor of taking care of

Listen Up! It’s National Radio Day

Listen Up! It’s National Radio Day

We’d like to invite you to join us and to tune in this National Radio Day. Today is National Radio Day, a day that asks communities across the country to celebrate everything the radio has done for us throughout history.  Additionally, a major goal of National Radio Day is to strengthen the radio ecosystem and