Good News Headlines 1/24/17

© Laurie Johnston
The Women's March in Boston, January 21, 2017.

 

Millions Across The Planet Unite To Rebuke Donald Trump

by Kali Holloway, AlterNet

The Women’s March on Washington, the event that spawned so many others, was massive, surpassing organizers’ expectations and drawing an estimated half a million people… Read More

 


 

Boston’s Mayor Walsh Receives Arts Leadership Award From National Advocacy Group

by Jeremy D. Goodwin, WBUR

This national award is given by the advocacy group Americans for the Arts, in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors… Read More

 


 

RAFT Program Prevents Homelessness, Saves Taxpayers Millions

by Abby Geluso, Spare Change News

By allotting $12.5 million to homelessness prevention, 1,319 clients were assisted in Boston alone… Read More

 


 

Largest Dog Meat Markets In South Korea Agree To Close Their Slaughterhouses

by Margot Ryan, World Animal News

The largest scale dog meat market in South Korea, called the Gupo Market has accepted the proposal by the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation and has agreed to close their slaughter houses… Read More

 


 

Transcendental Meditation Reduces Trauma

from Good News Network

A new randomized controlled study has found that the Transcendental Meditation program significantly reduces trauma symptoms in female prisoner inmates… Read More

 


 

Company CEO Pays For Employees To Travel To Women’s March On Washington

by Jon Baum, Good Magazine

Equality for women isn’t a new issue for the Burton CEO, who says senior staff now features a 50-50 split of men and women… Read More

 


 

How A Volunteer Program Works To Ensure No Hospital Patient Dies Alone

from WBUR

It started in Eugene, Oregon, in 2001, and now volunteers can be found in hospitals across the country… Read More

 


 

Lady Liberty Coin Will Feature The Face Of A Black Woman For First Time

by Leo Shvedsky, Good Magazine

The U.S. Mint announced that it is releasing a new version of the $100 gold coin this year that will for the first time feature a black woman as the face of Lady Liberty… Read More

 


 

School Lunches Across The U.S. May Be Moving Towards Healthy Organic Food

by Anna Lappé, Earth Island Journal

For years, school leaders and community activists have been working to improve the food purchased with public dollars… Read More

 

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