Tag Archives: Diaspora

What’s the matter with “Muslim Rage”?

Repost.  Originally written for the Bridging Communities blog. Human rights advocacy org AWAAZ, a group I personally follow, takes a critical lens to Newsweek‘s controversial headline “Muslim Rage.”  I also appreciated a surprisingly empathetic op ed piece in the NYTimes … Continue reading

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Investing in “Impact” Businesses: Notes from a novice insider

This summer, between years in my graduate studies, I set out to help realize an increasingly collective vision for a cleaner, fairer economy that benefits marginalized communities.  My exploration led me to Jalia Ventures, where I got an insider perspective … Continue reading

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Colombian Community Leaders speak out against Free Trade Agreement with US

Repost:  Videos by Diane Arango.  Impact of the Free Trade Agreement with Colombia on Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Communities.  The Obama Administration has announced that it wants to move forward with the FTA with Colombia. ACT NOW! Send this video to … Continue reading

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Video: International development fund answers prayers in Harlem and Ethiopia

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting with Reverend Nicholas Richards of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, to talk about his spearheading of the Abyssinian Fund, which provides development grants in the form of training, education and technical assistance to a … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Haiti In:Sight Benefit

Ayiti Resurrect & Ayiti Cherie in association with Ubiquita Worldwide cordially invite you to HAITI IN:SIGHT – A SOULFUL BENEFIT FOR HEALING IN HAITI. as we approach the one year anniversary of the epic tragedy,we ask that you please support … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

November 19-21rst will be the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation.

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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote speaker Majora Carter, a dynamic green community development consultant whose work is revitalizing in … Continue reading

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