Alexander Lakhanpal | Humanitarian Efforts

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How to Donate to Hurricane Relief

With all the devastation that the southern part of the United States was hit with, it feels like a natural inherent reflex to give to those in need. Hurricane Irma, Maria, Harvey caused billions of dollars of destruction in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. There are so many different ways to donate and help those […]

Ways to Bring Awareness to the African Food Crisis

The food crisis in Africa has been a global issue for over 30 years. From drought to starvation, the problems within these countries in Africa are some of the most tragic situations that the world is facing. Yet, the issues in Africa are not at the forefront of news outlets or on the minds of […]

U.N. Rights Expert, on Visit to Philippines, Denounces ‘War on Drugs’ Approach

MANILA — Implicitly rebuking the leader of the Philippines on a visit to his country, the United Nations’ top expert on extrajudicial killings said on Friday that governments around the world had rejected the “war on drugs” approach being championed by President Rodrigo Duterte.

NY Times Article – Rosa Parks’ House

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/02/world/europe/rosa-parks-house-berlin.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld&action=click&contentCollection=world&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0

Ray McGrath, SFFD captain and longtime volunteer, dies – By Sam Whiting Published 9:37 pm, Friday, April 28, 2017

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Ray-McGrath-SFFD-captain-and-longtime-volunteer-11108319.php Ray McGrath, a retired San Francisco Fire Department captain who stayed on as a toy drive volunteer and morale booster, sometimes walking from station to station throughout the city, has died at 95. Mr. McGrath died Tuesday of injuries suffered in a fall at home while on his way to Mass last Sunday. His […]

Sir Richard Branson on Climate Change

https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/c/live/Washington_Post_Live_CEO_Series_Executive_Actions_with_Richard_Branson/59024a85e4b05c5ba310c650 Regardless of our political views, I think we can all agree that it is in humanity’s best interest to take care of the planet and ensure it is in a better place for the next generation. Sir Richard Branson provides some interesting perspective.

Everyday Heroes

http://www.cnn.com/specials/cnn-heroes In reading this article, I’m reminded of the power that we all have to make a difference in someone’s life. If we all tried a littler harder and made an incremental impact on one more person then just imagine the collateral beauty that can come out from such an effort at a grand scale. […]

Ivanka Trump on Syria

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/04/26/us/politics/ap-us-ivanka-trump-syria-.html?_r=0 I for one hope that we can find some common ground in securing the boarder and helping our fellow humans in need. Prioritizing one effort should not preclude our ability to address the other.

NY Times Article – Rwandans Carry On

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/25/world/africa/rwandans-carry-on-side-by-side-two-decades-after-genocide.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld&action=click&contentCollection=world&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront  

Washington Post Article – Refugees

Washington Post Article – Refugees The article in the April 25th Washington Post provides further clarity with respect to the suffering that refugees all over the world are facing. Putting politics aside, human beings die everyday as they runway from their nightmare in hopes of reaching their dreams.

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