That Little Purple Ribbon

October 4, 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this topic has been all over the news of late. Everyone is looking for someone to blame, which has me thinking: Is awareness enough? Could we transition awareness into action to combat...

DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: Brave Miss World

September 17, 2014

In 2013, filmmakers Cecilia Peck and Inbal B. Lessner released Brave Miss World to audiences in hopes of encouraging a global dialogue and ending the silence surrounding sexual assault. The documentary explores the true story of a rape...

World Water Day is Happening This Weekend!

March 19, 2014

Nearly one billion people must walk at least four miles each day to get safe water.  The majority of which are women and children in Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeastern Asia, and Latin America.  This walk takes an average of three hours...

By Toni

A sad reminder that suicide is all around us

February 24, 2014

I was stunned and saddened by the news that New Zealand born TV host and former model, Charlotte Dawson, took her life over the weekend.  She was well known for TV shows like Australia’s Next Top Model and had dealt with depression in...

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Julia’s Journey: A Glimpse into Suicide Crisis

February 21, 2014

It’s that time of year again, when the weather surprises us with highs and lows, so vastly different that all of the seasons are upon us in a single week.  It’s that time of year, when our sleep patterns struggle to regain composure,...

By Toni