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How will we communicate to those not online?

While it may seem like half the world is chasing Pokemon right now, the other half is not even on the Internet. About 3.9 billion people, or 53 percent of the population, will still be offline at the end of this year, the International Telecommunication Union estimates. Even in Europe, the most connected region, 20.9 […]

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Partnering for Justice #IamVincent @NiagaraUniv

Take back the night! Hundreds of students attended an event held by Niagara University April 7 in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. Partnering with local and national organizations to effect change is part of the systemic change approach adopted […]

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St. Vincent dePaul Society and Irish elections

Just as in Australia and the USA serve the voiceless in elections, so also  the St. Vincent dePaul Society speaks out regarding Irish elections. This year’s General Election, 100 years since the Rising, is a decisive opportunity to realise a fair, inclusive and sustained recovery. The 32nd Dáil needs to commit that, over the life of […]

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SVdP Opposes Proposed New IRS Regulation

SVdP Opposes Proposed New IRS Regulation – Serious Concerns with Donor ID Security Public Comments Needed by December 16 There is a proposed new IRS regulation that will require nonprofits to collect the Social Security numbers of donors who make a cash donation of $250 or more. According to the new voluntary gift substantiation proposal, […]

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Advocacy and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth continue their advocacy on behalf of the poor and marginalized in a variety of ways: A Sister in ministry for the rights of migrant workers Demanding a place for women in the parliament (See Wikipedia for more background on this movement.) Of course the Sisters in Kathmandu continue to […]

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