Documentaries

THE FIND | Stories of Hope

You have all probably heard me talking about and promoting JOYN products. They are one of my all time favorite companies producing amazing products and featuring even more amazing stories. I am not the only fan. TOMS carries a JOYN line and has features Mel’s story as well. But it wasn’t until I stumbled on THE FIND by the fabulous team at LGH.TV that

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Fall 2014 – Local Abolitionist Events

For those in the DC/Baltimore corridor, there are a number of fantastic and informative events coming up in the next couple of months. If you have ever stared blankly at your Facebook feed or computer screen and wondered “what in the world can I DO about this issue?!” these events will help you push through the overwhelm and formulate your next (doable) steps of

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Mother’s Day Insta-Gift | #standwithme

Still wondering what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Tired of the same-ole same-ole gifts each year? Want to get her something meaningful, something that will encourage and inspire her beyond “her” day? I have written about the film #standwithme a few times now; About our experience at the DC premier… about my 8-year-old abolitionist. The film is now available for digital rentals just

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She was listening. Was I?

Remember that post I did about the #standwithme premier in DC? How I took my 8-year-old daughter with me to see it? She was listening. Vivienne’s story was something she could relate to. Lemonade stand? Make a difference? Free child slaves? My daughter said “I can do that.”  And she is acting. And I am inspired by her to keep acting… to keep sharing,

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#standwithme – The DC Premier

Last night, I had the absolute honor of taking my 8-year-old daughter to a documentary premier of #standwithme – a movie about child slavery. Yes, you heard that right. I took my young, innocent, impressionable daughter to a movie about one of the darkest, most horrific, heinous evils in our world today.   And I am SO glad I did.   Before you write

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#standwithme the movie

I have been following Vivenne’s story for some time now. I even blogged about it here awhile back. Incredibly inspiring. There is now a movie that is premiering around the nation right now about her story, and the larger story of modern slavery and what each and every one of us can and should do about it. You should also know by now that

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