here there and EVERYwhere: A Social (Clothing) Movement

By Marianelli Agbulos What if a piece of clothing could tell you how multiple threads were sewn together to become something new – not just literal threads being woven together, but those of the person’s story who (re)created the clothing. In terms of donated clothing, “something old” becomes “something new” to someone, and the person […]

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Using Technology to…give back!

By Marianelli Agbulos Power to the selfies!  Those selfie photos you took have the potential to contribute something positive to the community, at least according to Johnson & Johnson.  The international healthcare giant recently created a free app called “Donate A Photo,” which does exactly as it says.  Think of it as Instagram, but with […]

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Using Technology to…track your health!

Charity Miles

By Marianelli Agbulos “Fitness” and “exercise” are words usually uttered and thought of with a sigh of resignation.  It’s an ongoing struggle to find the motivation to get out of the house and move. However, the Charity Miles app encourages people to exercise with purpose and earn money for charity. Here’s a summary of how Charity […]

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Marianelli Agbulos: Turn the other cheek for Somaly Mam

It was about two months ago that Newsweek shared their investigative piece on discrepancies found in Somaly Mam’s life story.  Like many others, I was shocked and unsure how to handle this sudden news.  Here was an anti-human trafficking activist I admired, going from “hero” to “villain.”   Since the downfall of Somaly’s good graces, most media outlets have […]

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