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1 List For Us All To Live By: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

pink globeThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). Here are the 30 articles, without preamble:

Article 1.

  • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
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43 Margaret Mead Quotable Quotes

margaret-meadControversial academic, women's rights activist and, besides Jane Goodall, likely one of the world's best-known anthropologists, Dr. Margaret Mead's reports and attitudes on sex in South Pacific and SE Asian cultures informed the 1960s' sexual revolution in the West.

She herself was thrice married, and thought by many to be bisexual. She did fieldwork in Polynesia in the 1920s and got her Phd in 1925. A truly fascinating and amazing woman, here is a sampling of what she had to say:
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PRIMAdonnalogo3PrimaDonna, Incorporated is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit youth organization that strives to promote hope, love, and self-sufficiency in the minds of young girls everywhere. Its focus is to reach out to girls and show them an alternate way of living and loving their lives. Its mission is to promote abstinence and prevent teen pregnancy through the inclusion of the education and the arts, in addition to physical fitness and mental health awareness. PrimaDonna wants to put an end to teen pregnancy and childhood obesity in its community by equipping girls with the necessary tools and outlets needed to be successful in life. It assists female youth in developing the necessary social and educational skills needed to actively engage in tomorrow’s America.


Twitter: @primadonnainc

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Rachel Simmons on Art that Makes a Difference

rachel-simmons.jpgRachel Simmons is passionate about teaching her students to be responsible leaders and citizens as well as accomplished artists.

Her interests range from collaborative community art projects to climate change, marine pollution and ecotourism.

Research and geography inform her work; she traveled to Antarctica in 2008 and 2009, and will visit Iceland this summer to study appropriate scale and the sustainable landscape.

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