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Data vis journalism training (ONE) - Act fast!

Launch of ONE’s Africa Data Report and to attend a workshop of Data Journalism

23 August (Tuesday), 8:30am-5pm
iHub
RSVP to cecilia.mpofu@one.org

TRAINING CURRICULUM

This is a one day data journalism curriculum aimed at providing practicing journalist with fundamental knowledge in data representation and visualization. 162 more words

Resource

ONE Campaign Pairs Beer with Advocacy

Two things I really appreciate are 1) fine craft beers and 2) people who endure discomfort for the sake of a good cause. Drinking a good IPA (like DC Brau’s new On the Wings of Armageddon!) is an easy pleasure, but it takes heart and dedication to stand outside on a 110-degree heat index afternoon and talk to strangers about global poverty. 308 more words

Wilmington's Supercuts Raise Funds For Boston Children's Hospital, MSPCA & More

WILMINGTON, MA — Supercuts in Wilmington (337 Main Street) is participating in a two-month effort to raise money for several organizations through the end of June. 149 more words

Business

Bono Testifies Before Congress: “Aid in 2016 is not charity—it is national security”

Recently, ONE and (RED) cofounder Bono testified at a hearing on “The Causes and Consequences of Violent Extremism and the Role of Foreign Assistance” before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs. 1,612 more words

Activism

ONE Launches 'Make Naija Stronger' Health Campaign

A coalition of civil society organisations has launched a campaign to amplify Nigerian citizens’ demands that their government fulfil its promises and save the health system by funding the 2014 National Health Act and by allocating 15% of the national budget to health. 812 more words

News

Gentlemen of the Purple Rain

Prince died. I couldn’t believe how it affected me. As I read the news on my phone I instantly became a statue. Once I could move I was overcome with emotion and burst into tears. 750 more words

Where You Live Shouldn’t Determine Whether You Live

The autumn of 1984. Famine in Ethiopia. Starving children on the evening news. Rock stars singing, “Feed the world.” That’s how it started for me, an eighteen year old boy halfway around the world in Texas, but a universe away from a world of poverty. 456 more words

Life