Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon CEO Sheri McCoy Announce Winners of 2nd Avon Global Communications Awards for Speaking Out About Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women’s Day


Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon CEO Sheri McCoy Announce Winners of 2nd Avon Global Communications Awards for Speaking Out About Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women’s Day Organizations from Pakistan, Tanzania, Nepal, Peru and the Ukraine recognized for exemplary communications In recognition of International Women’s Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek…

Former Sudan Child Soldier Emmanuel Jal to Speak Out on Global Arms Trade Treaty with Amnesty International Media Tour in New York and Washington, D.C.


OnMarch 5-7 – just weeks before crucial talks begin at the United Nations to negotiate an international arms trade treaty – Amnesty International will host a media tour in New York and Washington, D.C. with hip hop artist and humanitarian  Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier from South Sudan, who will speak out in support of the treaty. Jal will be available…

Angie Harmon Appointed Newest UNICEF Ambassador


Actress lends star power for fight against child trafficking during Human Trafficking Awareness Month TheU.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that actress Angie Harmon will be the newest UNICEF Ambassador. Harmon will use her talent and recognition to fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable children.

One Million Moms For Gun Control Urges 113th Congress To Act On First Day


The advocacy group One Million Moms for Gun Control is leveraging the collective power of mothers across the country through social media to demand action on gun control legislation the first day of the new 113(th) Congress on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. “We are asking all members of Congress – including the 90 new members…

Human Rights Day and China Documentary on Human Rights Abuses


Leading Human rights groups on China, Sudan, Pakistan, women’s rights, children’s rights, and other topics will join together for a news conference on December 10, 2012 at the National Press Club from 12 to 3 p.m. The event will also include a showing of the documentary: “Free China: The Courage to Believe,” regarding the widespread…

BMO Harris Bank, Chicago Bulls Recognize ‘Honorary Captains’ for Military Service


 BMO Harris Bank announced today, in partnership with the Chicago Bulls, the recognition of U.S. Army veterans Edward and Jerry Pasierb through the bank’s “Military Moments” program. The father and son were publicly honored at the Nov. 8, 2012 Chicago Bulls game for their military accomplishments and service. The bank’s “Military Moments” program recognizes local…

Orlando Magic Hosted Seats for Soldiers Night Presented by Harris Corporation


Orlando Magic Hosted Seats for Soldiers Night Presented by Harris Corporation For the ninth year overall, the Orlando Magic and Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, teamed up to honor military men, women and their families with Seats for Soldiers Night at the Magic vs. Suns game on November 4. The Magic,…

Orlando Mayor Dyer Announces Fire Department Management Appointment


    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer recently announced the retirement of Fire Deputy Chief Greg Hoggatt after more than 23 years of service at the City of Orlando.  Mayor Dyer has appointed Assistant Chief Roderick Williams, a 17-year Orlando Fire Department (OFD) veteran to succeed Hoggatt as Deputy Chief. “Deputy Chief Greg Hoggatt has had…