Three ways to get involved in college activism

Three ways to get involved in college activism

It’s not all about partying; college is the perfect time to become engaged in social activism. As we gear up for the new college year in September, it’s never been easier to start getting involved. 1. Join societies. College campuses are abound with fun...
Take our palm oil challenge!

Take our palm oil challenge!

Take the Stand.ie Palm Oil challenge! Consumers are becoming more aware of the horrific impacts of the palm oil industry on indigenous communities and biodiversity. This means companies are waking up too and slowly changing their policies to reflect the demands of the...
Disaster reduction: photos from around the world

Disaster reduction: photos from around the world

The earthquake in Nepal and the ongoing West African Ebola crisis have both claimed thousands of lives— the earthquake around 7,000 and Ebola over 11,000 – in addition to causing untold economic, psychological, and physical suffering.  While tragic, these disasters...
Beyond the Trócaire box, the fight for justice continues

Beyond the Trócaire box, the fight for justice continues

Mary Coogan shares a story of the people behind the Trócaire box, as well as of the fight for justice that continues beyond the lenten campaign. The Trócaire box was an integral part of many Irish childhoods. If you have seen the 2016 box, you will notice that the...