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August 28 2014

From ONE Thu Aug 28 2014, 13:02:06

This morning, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new Ebola Response Roadmap--a detailed plan for stopping the ongoing West African Ebola outbreak over the next six to nine months. This updated document is an important step in ensuring that the world's response to the outbreak is better coordinated and more comprehensive.  But it also comes...

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From ONE Thu Aug 28 2014, 11:38:46

Now that summer is almost at an end, cash in on your summer reading list this weekend with one or more of these great books about development and fighting poverty. Got a favorite book along these lines? Tell us in the comments below. Every Day Is for the Thief, by Teju Cole This is a...

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August 27 2014

From ONE Wed Aug 27 2014, 11:25:52

Congratulations to Tiffany Kieran, our August ONE Member of the Month! Tiffany is a Congressional District Leader for ONE in Dallas, TX, where she works in marketing for Reel FX, a feature film and production company. In addition to helping ONE with concerts, petition deliveries and meetings on Capitol Hill for the Power Summit, Tiffany...

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From ONE Wed Aug 27 2014, 11:11:47

What if you had the opportunity to intern with a well-known, international development organization no matter where in the United States you live? What if this internship also taught you how to develop, plan, and manage a campaign to end extreme poverty from the ground up? Did we mention that you could also: set your...

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August 26 2014

From ONE Tue Aug 26 2014, 11:03:12

As the worst Ebola outbreak in history continues to spread through West Africa, it's important to stay in-the-know. We've collected several videos from around the web that provide reliable information and share personal stories of those impacted by the Ebola virus. A quick Ebola overview (BBC) Doctors Without Borders on their response to the outbreak...

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From ONE Tue Aug 26 2014, 11:02:06

Dan Teefey is the Senior Pastor at Riverside Covenant Church in West Lafayette, IN. He recently returned from a mission trip to Ecuador.  In Eugene Cho's forthcoming book, Overrated, he asks a powerful question:"Are we more in love with the idea of changing the world than actually changing the world?" The book is not out yet,...

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August 25 2014

From ONE Mon Aug 25 2014, 10:35:26

Maya Mills is in the 8th grade at Adda Clevenger Junior Preparatory School in San Francisco, CA. In June 2014, she traveled to Nicaragua to volunteer for Operation Rainbow with her mother, Dr. Karen Makely, who donates her time and talent to perform surgeries for the organization. This piece was reposted with permission from Little Pickle...

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August 21 2014

From ONE Thu Aug 21 2014, 13:42:08

Roy Prosterman is the founder and President Emeritus of Landesa, a global development non-profit that works to secure land rights for the world's poorest women and men. Got Land Rights? If you live in North America or Europe, the answer is probably: yes. If you live in the developing world, the answer is more likely:...

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August 19 2014

From ONE Tue Aug 19 2014, 10:31:09

There are lots of ways for Americans to lend a hand to people in developing nations. Here's how to find some that work. By Vince Beiser, TakePart World.  You read the news, you watch the documentaries, you listen to the songs: You're concerned about all those people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America who don't...

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August 18 2014

From ONE Mon Aug 18 2014, 14:23:22

Ritu Sharma is the Co-founder and President of Women Thrive Worldwide, an organization that advocates for change at the U.S. and global levels so that women and men can share equally in the enjoyment of opportunities, economic prosperity, voice, and freedom from fear and violence. She is also the author of the book,  Teach a Woman to...

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