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Radio Disney’s Season 2 Next Big Thing Winner Jasmine Sagginario Releases Artwork for her new single titled “GYOB” (Get Your Own Boyfriend)!
December 8, 2011 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Radio Disney’s Season 2 Next Big Thing Winner Jasmine Sagginario Releases Artwork for her new single titled “GYOB” (Get Your Own Boyfriend)!

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Nashville, Tenn. December 6th, 2011…  Season 2 winner of Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing, Jasmine Sagginario, released earlier today the artwork for her new infectious hit single …

Your jeans – Levi Strauss to use less water
November 2, 2011 – 9:15 pm | No Comment
Your jeans – Levi Strauss to use less water

November 2, 2011
The New York TImes published an article of interest today, noting that the historical and fabulous jeans-maker Levi Strauss is very concerned about how much water they use in making jeans – and …

IN THE LIFE’s Finding Home: Featuring Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Residence & Kicked Out Youth
November 1, 2011 – 10:54 pm | No Comment

New York, November 1, 2011 – November is Homeless Awareness Month and IN THE LIFE examines the plight of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth experiencing homelessness. The episode features Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors …

Miss Representation – The Film
November 1, 2011 – 10:34 pm | No Comment

Girls Inc. has been chosen to host a screening of the new documentary film Miss Representation.  We are inviting local government officials, business owners and executives, educators, parents, youth and community partners to attend the premiere.  …

UNICEF and Save the Children Announce IKEA Soft Toy Campaign Launch
November 1, 2011 – 10:19 pm | No Comment
UNICEF and Save the Children Announce IKEA Soft Toy Campaign Launch

November 1, 2011
Toronto, ON – Today, UNICEF and Save the Children announce the beginning of the IKEA Soft Toy campaign in aid of children around the world. Between November 1st  and December 31st  IKEA will …

Drunkorexia: A Recipe for Disaster
October 20, 2011 – 11:17 am | No Comment
Drunkorexia: A Recipe for Disaster

October 20, 2011 (Released October 17, 2011)
 
COLUMBIA, Mo. – It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. …

Michelle Obama Leads Jumping-Jack World Record Effort
October 12, 2011 – 10:06 pm | No Comment
Michelle Obama Leads Jumping-Jack World Record Effort

October 12, 2011

Surrounded by children of all ages, Michelle Obama, National Geographic Kids, and over 450 local Washington kids went to the South Lawn of the White House to break a Guinness world record for …

Teenage Girls are More Likely to Abuse, But VP Biden Skirted the Truth
October 1, 2011 – 11:20 am | No Comment
Teenage Girls are More Likely to Abuse, But VP Biden Skirted the Truth

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Despite calls to address the growing epidemic of abusive teenage girls, Vice President Biden
glossed over the problem during his Tuesday appearance on ABC’s The
View. Stop Abusive and Violent …

Combat Roles Open to Women in Australia
September 28, 2011 – 3:58 pm | No Comment

September 28, 2011
Joining Canada, Israel, Denmark and New Zealand – the only countries in the world which have no restrictions on women serving on front-line operations – Australia has opened all roles to both genders …

Who Was Wangari Maathai?
September 27, 2011 – 12:54 pm | No Comment
Who Was Wangari Maathai?

September 27, 2011
On Sunday, Kenya’s Wangari Maathai died from cancer. Wangari Maathai, a source of inspiration throughout the world, was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wangari Maathai was a professor …