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Activist will run across BK Bridge in heels to support homeless LGBTQ youth affected by Hurricane Sandy

TweetBy now it’s no secret that Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc last month, leaving many without power or heat for long stretches at a time, destroying homes, and in some cases taking lives. Amy wrote a powerful piece on sexual violence in the aftermath of Sandy, which detailed the ways in which women face heightened risk [...]
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How to support women and girls in disaster recovery

TweetBy Brenda Berkman, cross-posted from MAKERS.com People are the same the world over. We see a disaster happening and we want to help. Often that impulse to help is short-term and a Band-Aid approach – we hold a bake sale to raise donations; we load a vehicle with canned goods and deliver it to a [...]
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#OccupySandy illustrates the best of humanity

TweetAfter catastrophic superstorm Sandy hit New York city and left millions without power and many homeless, not only did the federal, state, and local government swiftly respond but the Occupy movement sprung into action with flexible and swift assistance for those impacted. Occupy Sandy organizers all throughout the city have been collecting donations, putting together [...]
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What Romney would do about Hurricane Sandy: not much

TweetI’m writing from Manhattan, where the winds are roaring and we’re awaiting the full-on arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which has already flooded parts of the city, this photo of Red Hook Brooklyn shows, as well as New Jersey. As any responsible president would do, President Obama has declared a state of emergency in 7 states and DC, [...]
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