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April 21, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day this Year with Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

April 21, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT – April 22, 2015 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day in the United States, offering a day of reflection, celebration, and work to protect the Earth. Of course, Mother Earth is worth protecting each and every day of the year....

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April 20, 2015

Local Pastor Teams with Nonprofit to Promote Behavior Change in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

April 20, 2015 — KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – When Jean René Kwaka Mbangu and François Kimbuibi Munganga arrived at the bustling Mt Ngafula market on the outskirts of Kinshasa, they quickly realized that their voice – let alone their message about the importance of reproductive health,...

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April 13, 2015

A Nonprofit’s Los Angeles Drama Receives Three Daytime Emmy Nominations

April 13, 2015 — LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences had some big news on April 1, 2015 and it wasn’t an April Fools joke. East Los High, a Hulu original series, received three Daytime Emmy nominations. Not only was this big news...

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April 9, 2015

Calling All Web Design & Development Gurus

April 9, 2015 — Share-Net International, an online knowledge sharing platform for sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), is expanding to Burundi. This means that Share-Net Burundi is looking to hire a partner to create an online forum that generates active, frequent, and productive engagement among online members....

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March 19, 2015

Laney Thornton Discusses Why He Gives to PMC and the Opportunities of an Effective, Scalable Solution

March 19, 2015 — When Laney Thornton thinks about philanthropy, he thinks about long-term sustainability, which leads him toward numerous environmental initiatives, but he also thinks about opportunities for his own learning and for the greatest impact. “PMC is one of my top organizations in terms of giving...

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March 2, 2015

Umuganda: Communities and ‘Super Stars’ Join Together for a Common Purpose

March 2, 2015 — RWAMAGANA DISTRICT, RWANDA– On Saturday January 31st, 2015, solidarity and kinship were hard at work as Rwandans joined forces for a day of “Umuganda” or “coming together in common purpose to achieve an outcome.”  On the last Saturday of every month, Rwandans work together...

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February 25, 2015

A Spicy New Radio Drama Aims to Bring Positive Social Change to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 25, 2015 — KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO– A new radio drama airing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this month entices audiences into a world where high-risk sex, poverty, friendship, and desperation collide to be simultaneously entertaining, controversial, and—educational. Airing on 10 community radio stations...

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February 20, 2015

With Every New Listener this Radio Drama Improves More Lives in the Congo

February 20, 2015 — KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – After four months of broadcast, a radio soap opera in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is seeing increased listenership and lots of audience engagement. This bodes well for its creators, Population Media Center (PMC), who hope this...

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February 11, 2015

Environmental Activists Speak Out Globally in New Awareness Campaign

February 11, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Population Media Center is giving away more than four thousand copies of a dramatic new coffee table book beginning February 16th, 2015. Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER) features more than 300 pages of stunning, full-spread photography and is the centerpiece of the...

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February 9, 2015

High School Students in Arizona Can Create a Video to Improve the World and Win a Cash Prize

February 9, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT–High school students in Arizona can win cash prizes for creating a short video exploring how a rapidly growing human population might impact the world, Arizona, or their future quality of life. It’s a video contest called “One Planet, Many People” and is...

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