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Carnival Corporation's Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Grand World Voyage in Cape Town

Award honors leaders who have dedicated their lives to inspiring a better humanity; $40,000 donation presented to The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation
Press Release

To further strengthen its commitment to the transformative power of travel and the belief that connecting people from different cultures opens minds, builds connections and inspires shared humanity, Holland America Line is establishing the Shared Humanity Award to be given annually starting this year. The award will be presented to a leader and change-maker who has dedicated their life to inspiring others to see that the things that unite us are greater than those that divide us.  
 

Decolonizing Art Therapy

Social Justice and New Paradigms of Care
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Social justice calls for new thinking about how therapists practice in a pluralistic, inter-relational world. This vital and timely topic was featured at the 46th annual conference of the American Art Therapy Association in Minneapolis, MN, July, 2015. For the closing plenary session, four experts delivered engaging presentations that examined the social, historical, and ethical contexts in which we live and work. Art therapists Cathy Moon, MA, ATR-BC, Lynn Kapitan, PhD, ATR-BC, Janis-Timm Bottos, PhD, ATR-BC, LPAT, PT, and Savneet Talwar, PhD, ATR-BC, enlightened the audience with discussions of expanded practice frameworks that incorporate socially just, liberatory principles as integral to care.

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Social justice calls for new thinking about how therapists practice in a pluralistic, inter-relational world. This vital and timely topic was featured at the 46th annual conference of the American Art Therapy Association in Minneapolis, MN, July, 2015. For the closing plenary session, four experts delivered engaging presentations that examined the social, historical, and ethical contexts in which we live and work. Art therapists Cathy Moon, MA, ATR-BC, Lynn Kapitan, PhD, ATR-BC, Janis-Timm Bottos, PhD, ATR-BC, LPAT, PT, and Savneet Talwar, PhD, ATR-BC, enlightened the audience with discussions of expanded practice frameworks that incorporate socially just, liberatory principles as integral to care.

The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Program with UNHCR enables faster and more accurate distribution of supplies to refugee camps
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ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.

The Logistics of Relief

A UPSer Recalls Her Visit to Dadaab, the World’s Largest Refugee Camp
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Esther Ndichu | UPS 

From the air, Dadaab doesn’t appear — it slowly comes into focus. The huge empty expanse of red dust looks like a terracotta platter dotted with pepper. As you draw closer, the black specks grow and change color, and the bare platter fills, resembling a generous helping of githeri, the beans and maize dish that is a Kenyan staple.

Wells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis

Contributions will support International Medical Corps efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating $150,000 to International Medical Corps to help fight the Ebola crisis in the West African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. Since the initial Ebola outbreak in the region in December of 2013, the virus has spread, with more than 9,000 confirmed cases of infection and more than 4,000 deaths.

Harnessing the Power of Skype to Bring Relief to Haiti

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Fay, Gustav, Hanna and Ike – three hurricanes and one tropical storm which rocked the nation of Haiti in 2008, affecting 8% of the country’s overall population. With an estimated $1 billion in damage, this was also the costliest natural disaster in Haitian history. When disasters like these occur, a difficult task is set forth for humanitarian organizations to coordinate relief efforts in order to aid those in need.

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