Activism

Michigan Loses “Right to Farm”

Michigan Loses “Right to Farm”

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. When families and individuals lose the right to feed themselves, you know things have gone South. Unfortunately, this has become reality for Michigan residents. Thanks to a new ruling by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development, it is now “illegal” for those living in the Great Lake state […]

Elegant Henna Tattoo Crowns Help Cancer Patients Cope With Their Hair Loss

Elegant Henna Tattoo Crowns Help Cancer Patients Cope With Their Hair Loss

Henna Heals is managed by a committed team of 150 artists worldwide.  They create and advocate for “henna crowns” as a form of empowerment for people experiencing hair loss caused by the cancer treatments. They only use the best quality and all-natural ingredients in their henna paste and they certainly know how to make these women feel good […]

Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom To Create Something Awesome.

Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom To Create Something Awesome.

According to CCAD every week two anonymous intruders have been sneaking into classrooms on campus, leaving some cool chalkboard messages with the signature, #dangerdust.  It captured the attention of the students and are now shared far and wide through social media. One of the students were lucky enough to get an interview with #dangerdust. “It’s definitely a passion,” they […]

Government Gives New Rights to Transgender Students

Government Gives New Rights to Transgender Students

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist.  Equality win for transgender students: This week in a landmark move for LGBT rights, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a 53-page guidance report that aims to protect trans students by prohibiting discrimination against them. Known as Title IX – the civil rights law that prohibits […]

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Mid-April, the Organic Consumers Association released big news: By a vote of 28-2, the Vermont state Senate passed H.112, a bill that requires mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The passed bill will also make it illegal to call any food product containing […]