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May 15, 2015

University High School Student Wins Statewide Video Contest About Population

May 15, 2015 — TUCSON, AZ– Joyce Wang, a student at University High School in Tucson, has won the $1,000 grand prize in a video contest sponsored by the Population Media Center’s Arizona Chapter. Her video, “Fuel,” featured Tucson street scenes and showed the contributions to climate change...

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May 13, 2015

Entertainment that Helps to Save Lives in Brazil

May 13, 2015 — RIO DE JANEIRO – It began with a simple chest pain. Later on, “Cadu” was not able to perform small gestures like climbing two or three steps or play beach soccer with his son. It could have been the symptoms of low blood pressure,...

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April 27, 2015

New Video Highlights Family Planning and Education as Two Ways to Save the Planet

April 27, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT – Parents deciding to have only two children in order to better provide for them, a young girl attending school, and a woman running a small shop at the market. These are some of the solutions to the world’s most pressing...

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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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