Celebrating One Last Christmas For Terminally Ill Boy
Published on Oct 26, 2015 for AJ+
The little town of St. George, in Ontario, Canada, is celebrating Christmas in October to make a dream come true for a Evan Leversage, a 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer.
An Imam, a Priest, and a Rabbi Work Together To Help Syrian Refugees
MSNBC The Shift | Feb 24, 2016 .
Just outside Toronto, members of a local mosque have teamed up with members of a nearby Christian church and Jewish synagogue to help a Syrian family bring seven refugee relatives to Canada.
Source – https://vimeo.com/157622009
Former Vietnamese "Boat People' Bringing Syrian Refugees to Canada
The Guardian: Vietnamese Boat People Helping Syrian Refugees
LAGOS,NIGERIA -- Life in the floating slum of Makoko in Feb. 2015.
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Violin Lessons and Booze Mix in Brooklyn
Visit the music-teaching couple Ginger Dolden and Pete Lanctot as well as their students who get together in Brooklyn once a week to learn the violin -- and pound some Genesees. "We thought that people like activities and they like beer, so what do we know how to do?" Lanctot recalls. "We could teach violin and give "˜em beer?" With that, Booze Music was created.
Source – https://vimeo.com/130816345
Hands Up, Don't Shop: Ferguson Black Friday Protests In New York City
Hundreds gathered in midtown Manhattan on Nov. 28, 2014. It was Black Friday, but shopping wasn't what they had in mind.
Source – https://vimeo.com/113133507
Spot: Carry the Names Protest
Times Square, New York City. Following the death of Eric Garner, protesters gathered to read the names of more than 100 people who have died at the hands of police or racist violence.
Source – https://vimeo.com/114405184
Ferguson, MO August 20 2014
After the tear gas had finally dispersed, protesters continued to gather in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown as police officers looked on.
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Source – https://vimeo.com/104248472
Ariel Creamer lives in Rockaway New York, one of the areas that were hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last October. After evacuating with her family, she returned to friends and neighbors who had lost everything and decided to help -- with Facebook.
Source – https://vimeo.com/67327933
Slone, 40, is a professional graffiti artist -- selling his canvases for tens of thousands of dollars , doing custom work and even painting live for audiences at sold-out venues around the country.
It's a far cry from his life growing up in Brooklyn, where he found a way into the world of graffiti in the 1970s.
"I learned a lot about the movement and I saw a lot of my friends get killed along the way," he says. Nevertheless, he was hooked.
Source – https://vimeo.com/79539313
Flash Mob Queen
Sharon Harris has been in over 40 flash mobs in just a few months, she often does two or three per week. She calls it her anti-chemo. A cancer survivor, mobbing is the first thing on her bucket list and she doesn't plan on stopping any time soon.
Source – https://vimeo.com/64044358