Jan 24, 2014

@latoyahawthorne, From Physical and Emotional Abuse to an Empowering ‘Muse’ #SheDidThat!

Latoya Hawthorne, a native of Jamaica, moved to the United States with her family in 1993. Many know her as “Latti;” a nickname given to her by her mother as a child. She spent the rest of her childhood growing up in suburban Westchester County, N.Y. Shortly after arriving in the United States, Hawthorne was […]

Jan 18, 2014

Join @aliciakeys for a Girls’ Night In Watch Party and Twitter Conversation

Gather your girlfriends, your book club, your church group, your sorority sisters and claim the living room for a Girls’ Night In! Fourteen time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate, Alicia Keys, is joining with Greater Than AIDS to host a National Watch Party and Twitter Chat about women and HIV/AIDS in America on Sunday, […]

Jan 13, 2014

@MentorNational Dishes on the Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring … the first-ever national survey of young people on the topic of mentoring, examines the mentoring effect on youth, their aspirations and achievements and the community around them. The report also highlights a substantial mentoring gap that exists in America, especially for […]

Dec 10, 2013

@KatyPerry Amplifies the Voices of Children and Young People Around the World

On December 3, 2013, during a special event at UNICEF Headquarters, global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in the agency’s work to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and adolescents. “Katy Perry is already a champion for children, and […]

Dec 10, 2013

@SharonLawrence to Take Part in Women of Vision Salute Supporting Women Filmmakers

The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, will host its third annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) December 12th at 7pm. The event will feature a screening of honoree Ava DuVernay’s film “Middle of Nowhere,” for […]

Oct 19, 2013

A Random Act of Kindness: From @TheEllenShow to @PerezHilton, Everyone Loves a Good Laugh and Cry!

While I was perusing twitter this rainy Saturday afternoon, I stumbled upon a tweet from the funny man himself —> Perez Hilton.  He tweeted, “Ellen DeGeneres Gives A Generous Waitress The Biggest Tip Of Her Life! Watch The Video HERE! http://perez.ly/19hUOM4.”  I tweeted back with, “Ok, yes I cried 2 —> @PerezHilton: Ellen DeGeneres Gives […]