Cause & Activism

Compassion in LA: Animals and Society

The National Museum of Animals & Society Promotes a Greater Vision of a Planet in which all its Inhabitants are Inherently Valued. Every social movement has a museum dedicated, or partially dedicated to its cause, such as civil rights and labor. One of today’s great humanitarian movements is animal protection and the museum supporting this [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

All Children Deserve a Chance

Szilvia Gogh’s decade of volunteering with A Chance for Children “Ten years ago, one of my scuba diving students told me about her volunteer work at A Chance for Children youth camp,” said Szilvia Gogh, PADI Scuba Course Director, inspirational jewelry designer, and entrepreneur.  Something connected in that moment. “I wanted to work with a [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Seva/Selfless Service

Year Two: Conscious Typhoon Relief Fundraiser for the Philippines “I will lay every brick, and sink every nail with love.” – Patrick Doles, EarthCoco Founder As a global community, what we do to support our collective family worldwide has powerful effects, not only when it comes to hands-on efforts and fundraising, but also how we [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Conscious Community to Animal Rescue

  Animal Rescue in Los Angeles Six hundred passengers. Fifteen airplanes. This sounds like any ordinary hour at LAX, but on December 6, 2014, hundreds of volunteers came together for this very special airlift. Six hundred adoptable dogs were pulled from death row in shelters throughout the Los Angeles and surrounding counties and sent to [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Support the Ability of Yoga to UPLIFT!

UPLIFT Yoga Bash and the mission of sharing mindfulness with youth We’re all looking for ways to uplift our lives and if we’re lucky, we are introduced to the tools and practices that promote health and wellness in all areas of our lives. If we’re really lucky, we’re introduced to yoga and mindfulness as early [...]

By | September 17th, 2014|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Kirtan Aid: Artists Sing in Support of Social Change

One of the chants featured on the new album Kirtan Aid: Orphan’s of Rishikesh is “Aad Guray Nameh”—the Protection Mantra—shared by sacred songstress Deva Premal. This particular mantra surrounds the magnetic field with protective light and translates to “I bow to the Primal Wisdom; I bow to the Wisdom through the Ages, I bow to [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Till the Cows Come Home: The Gentle Barn

If you want to know what love is, all you need to do is spent a few hours at a very special place called, The Gentle Barn. Founded in 1999 by Ellie Laks, on a half-acre property in Tarzana, The Gentle Barn now occupies a six-acre paradise in Santa Clarita, CA, which is complete with [...]

By | March 19th, 2014|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Unlikely Heroes – Rescuing Child Victims of Sex Slavery

North Hollywood-based anti-human trafficking organization Unlikely Heroes is on a global mission. Operating programs on the ground in the Philippines, Thailand, and Mexico, Unlikely Heroes rescues, restores, and rehabilitates child victims of sex slavery. Unlikely Heroes works in these high-risk areas to rescue kids and restore their lives by providing safe housing, medical care, nutrition, education, therapy, and life skills. The group also raises funds for [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

It Takes a Village…. The LA No Kill Movement

by Lisa Avebury In 1989, I had been in Los Angeles less than a year. I was fresh out of college, knew only one person, and felt ungrounded. On a particularly lonely day, an old friend showed up -- one who, in this lifetime; chose to wear a dog suit. When his eyes connected with [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|Cause & Activism|3 Comments

Marianne Williamson Throws her Hat in the Ring

This afternoon, renowned author, speaker, and advocate for community involvement in social change, Marianne Williamson, has announced her independent candidacy for the US House of Representatives, California District 33. Marianne's insightful analysis of political issues, her commitment to democracy and citizen participation, her dedication to spiritual ideals and conversation, and her meaningful engagement in positive [...]

By | October 20th, 2013|Cause & Activism|2 Comments