October Featured Non-Profit

CHILDSPRING INTERNATIONAL

Providing life-changing surgeries for children from developing countries

Childspring International provides life-changing surgeries for children from developing countries, and as a result, transforms communities. To date, Childspring has provided medical care for more than 2,400 children who are living in developing countries. By working with our medical committee and growing network of international partners, we ensure that children receive the best care possible for their specific needs.

 

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

I Am Troy Davis: The Fight for Abolition Continues

The state of Georgia shamefully executed Troy Davis on September 21, 2011 despite serious doubts about his guilt. But our fight to abolish the death penalty lives on. This year marks the 5th year anniversary of his death, a case that drew an unprecedented public outrage. We would like to honor him with a multimedia event of visual, sound, and conversation on these human right violations. Featuring speakers that discuss the death penalty, deadly force, and gun violence. 

 

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Safe Hands for Girls

Safe Hands for Girls (SHFG) is nonprofit organization aimed at ending the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in one generation. 

The harmful effects of FGM are experienced through out womanhood. FGM survivors often experience painful intercourse and excruciating labor. One of the biggest challenges faced by FGM survivors is having trained physicians who can provide tailored care to mitigate the effects of FGM during childbirth. Join us to have more trained physicians who can recognize the signs of FGM and use proactive care to prevent complication like excessive bleeding, fistulas and low birth weight babies.  

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Rails Girls Summer of Code

Rails Girls Summer of Code is a not-for-profit organization that operates solely on the generous donations of sponsors, and individuals from the community.

Rails Girls Summer of Code is about helping newcomers to the world of programming further expand their knowledge and skills, by contributing to a worthwhile Open Source project. The focus is not on producing highly sophisticated code, but rather participants learning transferable skills from their project work.

“Our co-working space was donated by the Elevator Factory, which has allowed us to come in and work together every day.”  -Sherri and Anitha