The refugee crisis across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East is forcing organizations and businesses to do things differently based on humanitarian needs. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stepped in during times of crisis before with various programs to help those in need. Last week, the IOC today announced a $2 million dollar fund […]
International Olympic Committee Announces $2 Million Dollar Fund to Aid Refugees, Using Sports to Help Young People in Need
Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing Announces Ebola Region Athletes Will Not Be Allowed to Compete in Combat or Pool-Related Events
On the eve of the kick-off the Nanjing, China, Youth Olympic Games, running from August 16-28, 2014, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made an event-altering announcement: Young athletes from Ebola regions of Western Africa will not be allowed to compete in combat events or pool events. In addition, those from the region will be subject […]
UN Secretary-General X International Olympic Committee Move Forward Regarding South Sudanese and Central African Republic Youth Athletes Support, and Identifying Youth Athletes in Refugee Camps
Sports utilized as a movement for peace, especially within emerging countries and areas with huge youth populations within refugee camps, has been has gotten another boost by the joint collaboration from the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations. International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met again, […]
Nelson Mandela…”Sometimes It Falls Upon a Generation…”
Nelson Mandela…1st leader of a multi-racial South Africa. His ability to reach people touches everyone. He did not let bitterness claim his heart. “Difficulties break some and make others…” “Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation.” I met him once. I am a lucky person. Rest in Peace
Expanding Global Youth Awareness About Climate Change: Featuring Rhythms del Mundo: Africa, TS-1 Young Rappers in Nairobi Collab with Eminem, and More
One of the best ways to spread the word about global warming and to gather future support for more sustainable living towards combating climate change is to reach future consumers, namely, global youth culture via music. The Artists Project Earth (APE) and World Bank’s Connect4Climate (C4C) collaboration is doing just that, most recently by joining […]
World Cup Soccer Fever and Umbro’s Brilliant Campaign Featuring 7 National Street Artists for Unique Badge and T-shirt Collection
Top marketing ploys in sports right now are jumping on the upcoming World Cup in South Africa. However Umbro’s England Home Kit is among the most unique, combining top national artists with collectibles feeding soccer-frenzy.
London’s Tweed Run Takes Cycling and Genteel Fashion to New Heights
Hundreds of people biked through the streets of London last weekend in an event that’s grown popular for its mix of transportation and attire.
LeSAPE Generation of Central Africa Is Redefining Modern-Day Sartorialists
When President Mobutu banned Western suits in the Congo in the %u201850’s, an entire zoot-suit backlash was launched, which today has been redefined with attitude inspiring new looks from top designers.
Understanding Top Humanitarian Concerns in Youth Culture to Introduce New Philanthropic Strategies Can Bring Brands Back to Life
Holiday season during economic hardship may be the best time to revisit philanthropic branding strategies to build cred with a new generation. Label Networks’ data shows what’s most important.