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Published on Feb 15, 2016
Taking you into the lives of four young Afghan children – Omid, Sanabar, Yasmina and Fayaz – this short documentary provides first-hand accounts of a generation washing cars, picking garbage, selling food and hammering metal to earn money for their families. Devastated by war and economic difficulties, these children are the breadwinners of their families, creating an uncertain future for the country. DVD available here.
The mission of Skateistan is to use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change. Full story here.
This is Grain Media's multi-award winning documentary film Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul. The film has received over a million hits online and has been the official selection at a number of top film festivals across the world including Sundance 2011, SXSW 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010, One World 2011 and Full Frame 2011. Uploaded on Oct 27, 2010
Diesel New Voices presents a short film on Skateistan
directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. Donations accepted here.
The equality effect is an innovative non-profit organization that brings together leading human rights experts in Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, and Canada to conduct ground-breaking legal work on women's and girls' human rights issues.
Acclaimed historian Gary May is interviewed by Bill Moyers. He puts the recent Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective, noting it's just one moment in a long, ongoing struggle to ensure voting rights for every American. A specialist in American political, diplomatic and social history, May's latest book is Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy.
You may order book from Amazon by clikcing on image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you. Published on Jul 12, 2013
In this lecture, author and professor Robert Jensen explores the realities of pornography. His analysis is rooted in a framework of sexual violence rather than seeing it pornography as an issue of expression or "fantasy." Consequently, his insights place pornography in its appropriate context within patriarchy.
It's a similar analysis to the one presented in his book "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity".
To purchase his book from Amazon click on the image, or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Published on Feb 2, 2013
Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, is RISING with V-Day on 14 February 2013. He talks about non-discrimination and gender equality in a union of values. Published on Feb 5, 2013
"The Earth is threatened by continuously ongoing conflicts."
Stanislaw Michel an 85 year old architect who was responsible for the rebuilding of over 90 buildings in Gdansk after the second world war talks about how we can find peace with our neighbors.
If the English captions do not load, please click on the captions button and select English. Published on Feb 10, 2013
James O'Dea, a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and was until recently its President, is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders, an author, and a member of the Global Systems Initiatives. He is the lead faculty for the Shift Network's Peace Ambassador Training Program.
During the opening event and conference for the Summer of Peace 2012 Festival, sponsored by the Shift network, James O'Dea spoke as one of the outstanding "Voices for Peace." It was a deep honor to film James' powerful and moving speech.
His latest book is Cultivating Peace: Becoming a 21sst Century Peace Ambassador. Click on the book image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire talks about the Grandmothers and the challenges they face to fulfill their mission. Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire was born in Brazil. Growing up in Brazil she saw much war and persecution. At age 17, when pregnant with her daughter, Maria Alice was put in prison and tortured. Her daughter was born after Maria Alice became a political refuge in Europe and Africa before receiving amnesty to return to Brazil where she led a spiritual community in the deepest parts of the Amazon Rainforest reservation. Learn more about the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers here.
To purchase the entire documentary of this teaching on a DVD, visit the Earth & Spirit Council's Website.
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