The Union Edge,  The Labor Intensive: Bright Kids Uganda – Fighting For Women’s Rights

October 10, 2017


This week on The Labor Intensive with Charlie McCollester and Rosemary Trump, they invite Pauline Greenlick from the ASA Social Fund for Hidden People and Victoria Nalongo Namusisi the Director of Bright Kids Uganda on the program. Victoria talks to us about how the government in Uganda works in regards to protecting workers as well as how there is a serious fight for gender equality because many women rights disparities in their country. One of the other important topics she beings up is how acid attacks are being used on many women and how after these attacks which are often left without justice, they are also not considered to be disabled, even though they are clearly disabled by these attacks.

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Board Member Mariah Fosnight launched an online store, WeEmpower, on February 23! WeEmpower features designs that aim to celebrate the incredibly inspiring women Mariah has met while working on economic empowerment projects in Uganda. 30% of WeEmpower’s profit is donated directly to ASA to support women and girls affected by gender violence. You can shop online HERE and follow her work on Facebook and Instagram.

"Medi Bugembe, From Streets to Success",  Martha Rial

World Affairs Report, Weekly Podcast & Radio Show

September 23, 2017


Dr. Louis Picard joined the World Affairs Report to discuss the fragile balance of foreign aid, security and diplomacy in Africa. 

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This video, photographed and produced by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Martha Rial, ​​ documents the life and success of Medi Bugrmbe, Director of Great Kings and Queens Children's Center in Kampala Uganda.  This amazing video shows some of the work ASA strives to support.

May 2017 Hungarian Roma, No Bad Kids Union Edge podcast

The Labor Intensive For this week’s edition of The Labor Intensive, Rosemary Trump brings a whole host of friends. First we talk with Lynne Squilla and John Haer about the Battle of Homestead Foundation, an organization that preserves important historical labor events. They’re commemorating the 125th anniversary of their namesake by commissioning new art works, including a 70 minute musical about the battle. Pauline Greenlick joins us from the ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples. She brings guests from No Bad Kid, a Hungarian organization with roots in Pittsburgh that works to educate and rehabilitate the “troubled and troubling” Roma children who struggle with their economic circumstances. Their CEO Andrea Gruber and Head of Intervention Monika Rozsa join us to explain what they do. Listen to the podcast: https://theunionedge.com/?s=Hungarian+Roma

World Affairs Report, Weekly Podcast & Radio Show

September 23, 2017


Dr. Louis Picard joined the World Affairs Report to discuss the fragile balance of foreign aid, security and diplomacy in Africa. 

Listen to the Full Podcast


​​​​ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples

The Union Edge,  The Labor Intensive: Bright Kids Uganda – Fighting For Women’s Rights

October 10, 2017


This week on The Labor Intensive with Charlie McCollester and Rosemary Trump, they invite Pauline Greenlick from the ASA Social Fund for Hidden People and Victoria Nalongo Namusisi the Director of Bright Kids Uganda on the program. Victoria talks to us about how the government in Uganda works in regards to protecting workers as well as how there is a serious fight for gender equality because many women rights disparities in their country. One of the other important topics she beings up is how acid attacks are being used on many women and how after these attacks which are often left without justice, they are also not considered to be disabled, even though they are clearly disabled by these attacks.

Listen to the Full Podcast