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United Nations considers World Flag too Political to Display at General Assembly

Posted: Apr 21, 2010 – 09:57 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - Tiokasin Ghosthorse, host and producer of First Voices Indigenous Radio, NYC, brought a 3'x5' World Flag to the UN General Assembly to display during his speech on the rights of indigenous peoples. As an inspirational speaker and...

The betacup challenge launches an Open Collaboration Initiative to Reduce Paper Cup Consumption

Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - On April 1 the betacup will launch an online contest to engage creative thinkers in solving the disposable cup waste problem through open collaboration. Starbucks Coffee Company is sponsoring the contest as part of its aim to...

Youth Behind GreenMyParents Movement Urge America to Vote to Help Them Win a Pepsi Refresh $250,000 Grant

Posted: Mar 15, 2010 – 09:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - Young people across America are energizing the green economy by joining GreenMyParents (GMP), a national campaign that fosters peer-to-peer leadership and collaboration to enact environmental change. Set to officially launch on Earth Day 2010, GreenMyParents will equip...

Charity to Rebuild Homes from Chile Earthquake

Posted: Mar 10, 2010 – 11:33 AM EST

VALPARAISO, Chile, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization, is allocating $100,000 in emergency funds to repair homes damaged by the recent 8.8 earthquake in Chile. Those resources will be delivered to the families immediately. The charity also...

'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' Announces Superstar Lineup of Operators Standing By

Posted: Jan 22, 2010 – 12:52 PM EST

NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, and LONDON, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief," today announced that some of the biggest names in film, television, and music will be working the phones and taking donations from Los...

Green Family Foundation and Fisher Stevens Launch 'This is Haiti' PSA Campaign Featuring Sting, Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts

Posted: Jan 22, 2010 – 10:38 AM EST

MIAMI, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Green Family Foundation (www.greenff.org), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving global health and elevating socio-economic conditions, announced today that it has partnered with acclaimed actor and producer Fisher Stevens to produce "This is Haiti," a radio...

Investors Speak Out Against Fueling Of Congo War By Conflict Minerals

Posted: Jan 11, 2010 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - This week a group of investors, including faith-based and global institutional investors with assets close to $200 billion, released a statement calling on companies to be more proactive in ensuring the minerals in their electronics components are...

12 Ways to Make a Difference This Holiday Season? VolunteerMatch Has Thousands

Posted: Dec 11, 2009 – 02:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11 /CSRwire/ - This holiday season, there's more need than ever to volunteer, and with VolunteerMatch as your guide, finding the right outlet for your skills and interests is simply a click away. Just enter your ZIP code or town...

The Mayan Calendar Portal calls on Hollywood to get 2012 right

Posted: Nov 17, 2009 – 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - November 18, 2009-Roland Emmerich's special effects extravaganza 2012 has taken up the baton in the latest leg of humanity's millennia-spanning race toward the End of Days. But for many, it's running the wrong way. Representing a much...

Travis Pastrana Joins Race 4 Change in Drive to End Poverty!

Posted: Nov 09, 2009 – 10:09 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Nine-time X Games Gold Medalist and Rally legend, Travis Pastrana, is ready to rev up the movement to race to end poverty on this planet. Pastrana, who is already a Rally Racing Champ in America, has entered...



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