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Happy International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day started back in 1911.  In 100 years since, we celebrate the tremendous progress that has been by women; however, we must remind ourselves that women today are still victims of inequality, discrimination, violence, and sexual, physical and emotional abuse.   We Celebrate! Last year, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act […]

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Begging… To Give, or Not to Give?

Giving money to child beggars is the least generous thing a tourist can do To give or not to give is an often-asked question, especially when traveling in developing regions of the world.  How can one say ‘no’ to sad eyes and outstretched hands?  How can you say ‘no’ and do it with kindness and […]

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Israel/Palestine: The Human Story

[[ Seattle ]]   Free Film Series. Saint Marks Cathedral, Skinner Hall.   1245 Tenth Avenue East, Seattle WA 98102   Feb 5, 2014, 7 pm.  Life in Occupied Palestine Produced by Anna Baltzer and Chun PanPresented by Cindy Corrie of the Rachel Corrie Foundation This wonderfully moving introduction to the plight of the Palestinians is given […]

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