SOCIETY AT LARGE

Society at large

This category offers some sort of flexibility and probably brings some sort of relief to those who can’t easily get into ‘standards” boxes. Here contributors can write in general about society, always from the social perspective. I do not want to write anything more, it is up to you, your creativity to find a way to fill this space

New report details state of media freedom in EU

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New report surveys over 3,000 verified media freedom incidents in EU member states, candidates and potential candidates for entry Journalists facing an array of threats: Burned in effigy. Insulted. Menaced. Spat at. Discredited by their nation’s leaders. Assaulted. Sued. Homes strafed with automatic weapons. Rape threats. Death threats. Assassinations.

PRIDE (Perseverance, Resilience, Integrity, Determination, Empowerment)

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Along with my colleagues I'm coaching the Bridge II Sports PRIDE, our youth wheelchair basketball team.

Living in Community

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What would it be like to actually live in an intentional community. This article delves into some of the alternatives

Adapted Sports Partnerships

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August Madness is an incredible wheelchair basketball event run by Bridge II Sports!

Adapted Sports Partnerships

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August Madness is an incredible wheelchair basketball event run by Bridge II Sports!

Interview with Mark Takfman, Takefman, Citizen Sector Consulting, Founder and CEO ( PART II)

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In the second part of the interview, Mark, an activist and development expert focuses on her passion and expertise on environment related issues. The 1st part was published on the 17th of August.

The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER

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The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER reveals a world of seemingly stagnant distrust. People’s trust in business, government, NGOs and media remained largely unchanged from 2017 — 20 of 28 markets surveyed now lie in distruster territory, up one from last year. Yet dramatic shifts are taking place at the market level and within the institution of media.

Lending a Helping Hand Through Volunteering

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I'm doing some volunteering with seniors through the NGO, A Helping Hand in Durham, North Carolina, USA

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 published

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In a fragile and turbulent world, volunteers are active in every major shock and stress situation experienced by communities – from earthquakes and flooding to climate change and local conflicts. Often working behind the scenes, they are the thread that binds communities together, finds the latest State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018, published by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV).

“I Felt Like a Second Class Customer”

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Current physical infrastructures in the capital city of Nepal, pose as barriers for people who use mobility devices discouraging social participation, independence and dignity putting them in vulnerable situations. It is a matter of public safety concern for senior citizens, cyclists, wheelchair users, people with a vision disability, baby strollers and joggers.