Tag Archives: Women’s Issues

On Park Avenue, Son & Mother’s Talk on Prison

New York, N.Y. I recently had the opportunity to attend The Osborne Association’s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast where I heard an array of speakers, both polished and grassroots, speak on the need for prison reform here in New York and across these United States. “Osborne,” as it is known by insiders, is an […]

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Filmmaker Joni Steele Kimberlin: Get Real Wise Women Speak

By Joni Steele Kimberlin, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y.  I want to share with you some things I learned recently as I made a film called Get Real Wise Women Speak –about amazing women in the third stage of their lives, and the inner fire that propels them to use their wisdom and experience to make […]

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Miss America Advocates for Prison Reform

New York, N.Y.  Recently I was surprised to meet Miss America following her rousing speech on the rights of prisoners and their families to a particularly well-heeled crowd at the church-turned-ballroom known as 583 Park Avenue. The event was The Osborne Association‘s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast. Although I have heard of the organization through […]

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A Transcendental Transition from the U.S. Military

By Tara Jones-Wise, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y.  After my active duty service as I, a service-connected gulf war era navy veteran, began my transition stage, I didn’t psychologically see “Me” in society. “Me” a military service woman, underrepresented in political offices and as leaders with fortune 500 businesses.  “Me” a mother with a […]

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At Cipriani: 2012 Women Refugee Voices of Courage

New York, N.Y.  Actress and humanitarian Liv Ullmann kicked off the Women’s Refugee Commission‘s 2012 Voices of Courage Awards luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on May 4 with a story about a young boy she met in a refugee camp many years ago. He told her he only cried when it rained so he […]

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Rita Cosby Speaks on Abused Women and TM

By Rita Cosby. New York, N.Y. As a television journalist for more than twenty years, I have seen women and girls in their worst state, overwhelmed by their difficult ordeals from battling homelessness, drugs, prostitution…. or from a fight of a different kind, a deep depression or anxiousness stemming from the traumas of war. Rita speaking […]

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Soledad O’Brien Opens Violence Symposium

By Soledad O’Brien. New York, N.Y. It all started with a deep desire… to alleviate stress and promote peace in the lives of people everywhere… by giving them the gift of meditation…  For years, David Lynch had heard of students going to school carrying guns; heard of the tens of millions of children taking drugs for […]

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Afghanistan: Working Mom Making Difference for 700 Children

New York, N.Y. What makes Andeisha Farid unique is her extraordinary courage combined with her extraordinary vision for providing orphaned children in Afghanistan not only basic food, clothing and shelter – but access to the world of ideas, arts and cultures. U.S. President Barack Obama with AFCECO Founder Andeisha Farid of Afghanistan. The range in […]

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