A Gift Guide for Giving Back this Holiday Season
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A Gift Guide for Giving Back this Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving and I’ve shared plenty of gift guides to give to friends, coworkers, family, and other loved ones. But this season is a great time to give to those less fortunate or to causes that improve this world we live in. A few ideas on how…

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Giving Back: What is DACA and Why Should I Care?
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Giving Back: What is DACA and Why Should I Care?

    Unless you’re hiding under a rock, especially this past week, you’ve heard about DACA.  The news is reporting on it, your coworkers are discussing it, and it seems all your Facebook friends have opinions about it.  Earlier this summer, 10 state attorneys general wrote the President demanding the…

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Giving Back Sunday: Hurricane Harvey Relief
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Giving Back Sunday: Hurricane Harvey Relief

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott stated Hurricane Harvey is, “one of the largest disasters America has ever faced.” Earlier this week, FEMA Administrator Brock Long estimated that over 30,000 people will need shelter, and some 450,000 may qualify for federal flood victim assistance. It is hard in times like…

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Giving Back Sunday: The Southern Poverty Law Center
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Giving Back Sunday: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Hatewatch, which monitors and exposes the activities of the American radical right. They also have Teaching Tolerance offers news on tolerance issues, education for children, guidebooks for activists, and resources for parents and teachers. The Southern Poverty Law Center also produces documentaries, two which have won Oscars. SPLC cooperates with…

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Giving Back: Supporting Public Schools
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Giving Back: Supporting Public Schools

My parents specifically moved to the home I grew up in because it was walking distance to good public elementary, middle, and high schools. In fifth grade I changed schools because my county created a magnet program for public schools and I got into the Talented and Gifted (TAG) school.…

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