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Practicing philanthropy this holiday season on #GivingTuesday

Practicing philanthropy this holiday season on #GivingTuesday

LatinaLista — On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. The day is known as #GIVINGTUESDAY. #GivingTuesday is a special day to not only remember all the special organizations doing extra-special work to make this


Crowdfunder: Bringing the world’s attention to the senseless slaughter of thousands of animals at India’s Gadhimai Festival

LatinaLista — Campaign: All Living Things – Manoj Gautam and Jane Goodall in Nepal In southern Nepal, every five years at the Gadhimai festival, up to 500,000 animals- cows, pigs, goats, chickens, but mostly water buffaloes- are slaughtered in public. The festival takes place this year, in late November. Gabriel Diamond intends to be there


Crowdfunder: Understanding the College Rape Crisis

LatinaLista — Campaign: Understanding the College Rape Crisis Rape is the most pervasive violent crime on college campuses. It’s also the least prosecuted. Survivors are boldly challenging ineffective policies, compelling media and policymakers to not just listen, but also act to overturn the status quo. But are new laws and national discussion enough to improve


Crowdfunder: Stories from Indigenous Midwives

LatinaLista — Campaign: Give Light : Stories from Indigenous Midwives GIVE LIGHT is a feature-length documentary that shares the oral histories of indigenous midwives in the face of a modern medical industry. In Give Light: Stories from Indigenous Midwives, indigenous midwives discuss a time when birth was a natural event and they assisted women to