Good News Friday

I’ve been really excited about this Good News Friday because I missed a week for the holiday and thus had a ton to share. At the same time, I’m running on no sleep. So in fear this post will spiral into a… rerhaldskf… mush of… aweh sadkf fb=… bad spelling and… aldf ehjkef… grammar mistakes… I’ll make it brief:

Creativity Blossoms in the Great Migration – A stunning photo essay about a school for children of migrant workers in China and the art that transformed their community.

67 Burmese Women Rescued in Thailand – large-scale rescue operations happen all the time thanks to amazing anti-trafficking groups around the world. This one came to me through the Somaly Mam Foundation. Their mission: “To give victims and survivors a voice in their lives, liberate victims, end slavery, and empower survivors as they create and sustain lives of dignity.”

Nestlé Makes the First Move – By being the first major food company to investigate child slavery in their cocoa supply chain, Nestlé got a head start on responding to an increasingly savvy consumer market.



  • Willing to travel and / or live in CA for a bit? LINK (Liberty in North Korea) is hiring nomads, interns and full-time staff.
  • Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is looking for a new Director of Development. A job with doctors in Harvard Square for a good cause? It’s the perfect activist ego trip.
  • Uganda, San Diego. Potato, po-tah-to. Invisible Children is looking for an intern to work in Uganda, and communications folks for their office in CA.

And that’s it. May your weekend be…resftul…nnd…zzzzzzzzzzz.

(Photo credit: Yes! Magazine – courtesy of Lily Yeh and New Village Press, from Awakening Creativity: Dandelion School Blossoms.)

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