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3 Women Share This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Just 12 women have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in history. But this year three women will share the honor. Arab Spring activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen (left), Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee (right) and Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (center) were named by the Norwegian Nobel Committee “for their nonviolent struggle for […]

By |October 7th, 2011|Inspiration|11 Comments

The Crazy Ones

I think we can all think of one person to add to this today.

Steve Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011)

By |October 6th, 2011|Inspiration|3 Comments

Get to Know People of the Second Chance

H-P founder Jeremy Cowart recently did a fine art video for POTSC, and we thought you’d like to see it and learn more about this incredible group.

This film is what People of the Second Chance is all about: the beauty of radical grace in the midst of evil and darkness.

If you’d like to learn […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Inspiration|8 Comments

The F Word

In this new PSA from ONE, Bono, George Clooney, Jessica Alba, Idris Elba and more unite behind a new campaign to help focus the world’s attention again on the famine and food crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Sign this petition to send U.S. Congress this message:

The famine in Somalia has killed 30,000 children in 3 […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Inspiration|6 Comments

Vote for TWLOHA

Our friends at To Write Love On Her Arms are in the running to win recognition from the American Giving Awards presented by Chase Facebook page. Vote by “liking” the page and you give this charity a chance at willing a million dollars toward several initiatives they’ve outlined on their blog, including taking Heavy and […]

By |October 3rd, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

Worldwide Photo Walk this Weekend

Scott Kelby is the founder of KelbyTraining.com, editor-in-chief for Photoshop User magazine and president of National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Over the past three years he’s organized a really cool event called Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk. It’s a social event where photographers get together (usually in a downtown area or trendy section of […]

By |September 27th, 2011|Inspiration|12 Comments

America in Color: 1939-1943

These beautiful photographs were part of a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color. Taken by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, these are the only color photographs of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations.

Click here for more. Photographs are the property of the Library […]

By |September 26th, 2011|Inspiration|10 Comments

London Hosts First Instagram Exhibit

Oct. 22-23, London’s East Gallery at Brick Lane will be hosting the first ever UK exhibit of Instagram photos. “My World Shared” will host photos from 30 participants “to record in images our world around us, our lives, our outlook, our views, and share that view with the rest of the world.” Instagram recently revised […]

By |September 23rd, 2011|Inspiration|4 Comments

Help-Portrait Leaders: We Want to Hear From You!

If you are leading a Help-Portrait event in 2011, we need to hear from you!

http://bit.ly/2011-leaders

Please respond by next Wednesday. Thanks!

By |September 23rd, 2011|H-P Organizers|11 Comments

Free Passes to ‘Machine Gun Preacher’

Sam Childers was a drug-dealing criminal who underwent a personal transformation and dedicated his life to saving child victims from the Lord’s Resistance Army in East Africa. He’s rescued more than a thousand orphans from starvation, disease and slavery, and now his story is being told in a new Hollywood film, Machine Gun Preacher.

Starring […]

By |September 22nd, 2011|Inspiration|8 Comments