Human Rights Day is the world’s opportunity to “advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone everywhere.” In other words, today perfect day for YOU to take action on something YOU care about. Bullying? Homelessness? The environment? Whatever it is, use this guide for small steps that lead to a big impact.
Today marks the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into WWII. Ceremonies are being held at Pearl Harbor in remembrance of the 2,390 service members and 49 civilians killed in the attack. If a last-minute trip to Hawaii to attend a ceremony is not in the cards for you, here are some ways you can observe the anniversary.
Volunteering on Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be an all-day affair. All of the following ideas can be done in just a few hours, so that you’re back in time to eat turkey with the fam. And watch NFL…and maybe see Life of Pi…and take a nap. If you couldn't tell, we’re pretty psyched for Turkey Day ourselves. :)
There's so much you can do in your every day life to help the fight.
Everyone can make a difference. Whether it is recycling or cutting showers short, everyone has the power to help put an end to global warming. So what are you waiting for? Here are some ways you can help our planet.
Use Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
Replace light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. By using three CFBs, you will save 300 pounds of carbon dioxide and $60 a year.
Fill the Dishwasher
You don’t have to run your dishwasher every time you eat. By filling it completely, you can save $40 and 100 lbs. of CO2 emission a year.