Month: May 2022

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Mixing Fashion and Philanthropy, Areva Martin Raises $500K for Autistic and Special Needs Children

“I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and love for the 14th annual Pink Pump Affair. More than 350 powerful women came together to collectively say that kids with autism and special needs matter!” said Martin, the founder and president of SNN. “The generous donations will allow the Special Needs Network to continue the …

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Pink Pump Affair Raises Over $500K for Autism & Special Needs Children

More than $500,000 was raised for the Special Needs Network (SNN) during a fundraising drive, which culminated with the 14th annual Pink Pump Affair on May 15, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. According to Areva Martin, SNN founder and president who is also a media personality, civil rights attorney and child advocate, that the funds were …

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Book Banning Across The US: Whose Stories Get Told?

Book Banning Across The US: Whose Stories Get Told?

Currently, all over the United States, there is a coordinated effort — or, rather, a coordinated attack — on books, specifically, books written by people of color. Efforts in Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and other states have seen literature that centers on marginalized stories challenged, and in many cases, taken off the shelves. According to …

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Areva Martin at Pink Pump Affair

The 14th Annual Pink Pump Affair: A Celebration of Power and Perseverance

Who runs the world? That was the question of the day as 350 pink-wearing divas graced the pink carpet at the 14th annual Pink Pump Affair on May 15, 2022 in Beverly Hills. Hundreds of ladies, exuding pink power gathered together to support media personality, civil rights attorney and child advocate Areva Martin and her charity, …

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Power and Perseverance

14th Annual Pink Pump Affair In difficult times, how do we hold onto the fraying threads that tie together our humanity and hope? Areva describes how some of our greatest trials and losses, from the covid-19 pandemic to the murder of George Floyd, have yielded transformative change on the macro, micro and personal levels. She …

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Areva Martin addresses Tools For Transformation Conference

Tools For Transformation Autism and Social Justice Conference: Resilience, Resistance, and Rebirth

Tools for Transformation April 2022 What is the secret to persisting through these times—and ultimately thriving? Just being present to ask those questions and truly seek answers is a sign of resilience in these times, but Areva’s talk engages listeners in a story of the grit and resistance that help us drown out the noise …

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