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How Social Impact Travel Supports Indigenous Peoples

There are 370 million indigenous peoples living around the world, representing 5,000 different cultures. According to the United Nations,  indigenous peoples are those who have “retained social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live.”  In fact, every August 9th the United Nation celebrates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples….

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3 Ways To Help Refugees Despite Trump’s Executive Orders

U.S. President Donald J. Trump has halted refugees, immigrants, and non-immigrants from entering the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Fortunately, people in the U.S. and abroad have the power to help contribute to migrant resettlement efforts. Here’s how: Be Informed The first step to getting involved is knowing the facts. Resources from the International Rescue Committee and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees can give you…

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Enjoy Helping Ghana’s Youth

American-born citizens from the age of 15 have a career path awaiting them with a guaranteed income, should choose to take it. Most teenagers have the opportunity to work for a fast food restaurant or at a local supermarket bagging groceries. Working in air conditioned buildings for a guaranteed amount, though often minimum wage, it’s an opportunity that can be…

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7 Ways To Empower Yourself In Daily Life

Do you consider yourself a feminist but are exasperated with the negative connotations the word has picked up recently? Do you constantly realize the subtle patriarchy of the world we live in? Do you feel that under the umbrella of the appeasing “It’s-getting-better-for-women” mantra, we are all slowly becoming desensitized to the ingrained gender stereotypes constantly abounding in daily life?…

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