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Olympic Snowboarder Wins the Gold for Helping Poor Children through Children International

Posted: Mar 09, 2011 – 12:41 PM EST

STRATTON, Vt., Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - With the U.S. Open Snowboarding finals this weekend, Olympic snowboarding champion Hannah Teter teams up with other professional athletes to fight child poverty through Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization. The two-time medalist was joined...

Eleven Extraordinary Women Named as Inductees to the National Women's Hall of Fame

Posted: Mar 08, 2011 – 11:01 AM EST

SENECA FALLS, N.Y., Mar. 08 /CSRwire/ - The National Women's Hall of Fame today, on International Women's Day, announces the upcoming Induction of eleven American women who have made valuable and enduring contributions to our nation. These women will be formally inducted on...

NAACP and Corporate America Endorse Misogyny and the "N" word, says Enough Is Enough Campaign

Posted: Mar 04, 2011 – 12:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - At tonight's 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, the nation's oldest civil rights organization will team up with some of America's largest corporations to celebrate hip-hop and R&B artists who proudly use the "N" word, refer...

Major progress in resolving the climate change issue is still possible

Posted: Mar 02, 2011 – 12:37 PM EST

LONDON, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - What America does - or fails to do - in the next few years to solve the problem of climate change will largely determine the fate of the earth and humanity for centuries to come. Leading environmental economist...

AmeriCorps Alums Leading Movement To "Save AmeriCorps"

Posted: Feb 23, 2011 – 10:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - An AmeriCorps alum's online petition urging the U.S. Congress to save the program has now been signed by more than 80,000 supporters. And there are hundreds of alumni scheduled to visit Members of Congress in their home...

After Attack by Glenn Beck, Trickle Up Invites Beck to a Rural Village in India to Witness Poverty Alleviation in Action

Posted: Feb 18, 2011 – 01:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - WHAT: In his Feb. 16 commentary, conservative talk show host Glenn Beck called out Trickle Up as being a "leftist charity" that receives Google funding. ("Three Reasons to Be Wary of Google," http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/glenn-beck/transcript/beck-three-reasons-be-wary-google). In response to the...

GOP Wages War on Safeguards That Protect Us All

Posted: Feb 11, 2011 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - GOP Wages War on Safeguards That Protect Us All Matt Madia, a Policy Analyst at OMB Watch, Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen, Peter Iwanowicz of the American Lung Association, and Jeffrey Hollender, Co-founder of Seventh Generation...

Walmart Abandons Plans to Build Supercenter on Wilderness Battlefield

Posted: Jan 26, 2011 – 12:22 PM EST

ORANGE, Va., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - In an unexpected development, Walmart announced this morning that it has abandoned plans to pursue a special use permit previously awarded to the retail giant for construction of a supercenter on the Wilderness Battlefield. The...

New Report Documents Greenpeace's Unethical Behavior and Hypocrisy

Posted: Nov 04, 2010 – 08:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) launched today a new report that documents the myths and distortions propagated by Greenpeace. The study documents the most telling examples of how Greenpeace has gone about a...

Tag, You're It!

Posted: Oct 28, 2010 – 09:41 AM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 28 /CSRwire/ - The world's largest game of virtual tag launched today on gethandson.com, harnessing the power of social networks to inspire people to create positive change in their communities. HandsOn Network has created the game, which includes more than $25,000...

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