Kim Brizzolara, Hero of the Month!

KimBrizzoKim Brizzolara is chair of the Hampton’s International Film Festival, Films of Conflict & Resolution, where she oversees an international advisory board in the selection and development of a juried section of films from conflict zones of the world; and is on the board of Creative Visions, which fosters the work of creative activists in film and media. She is currently producing a feature film based on a memoir of a blind hero of the French Resistance. Kim has served as a grantsmaker for the Threshold Foundation, where she designated funds to non-profit organizations that focus on peace and national security issues; as acting director of the Coexistence Center at Baruch College School of Public Affairs, which focuses on conflict resolution, race relations, ethnic diversity and equity in the academic environment and in the community; as conference coordinator for Economists Allied for Arms Reduction and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights; on the campaigns of Mario Cuomo, and Rudolph Giuliani, author of numerous position papers, grants proposals and freelance articles; and as a reporter for East Side Express and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She awarded Shine Global with the first Conflict and Resolution Development Award for THE HARVEST at the 2009 Hamptons International Film Festival.

Kim’s vast experience and dedication to bringing important stories to light is truly remarkable. We, at Shine, commend her amazing efforts to tell stories that make a difference in people’s lives.

Eva Longoria Parker Talks about The Harvest on CNN!

AndersonCooperLast night, October 20, Eva Longoria Parker made an appearance on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 to talk about Latinos in America and her work to bring attention to the Latino community. We are delighted that Eva spoke so eloquently about The Harvest and the important work she is doing on behalf of child migrant farm workers!

Fall Auction on Charity Folks!

dhphotoBid now! Shine’s annual fall auction is now up on . We have many new and exciting prizes this year that we know you will love including tickets to late night talk shows and awards shows, set visits on hit television shows, and fabulous vacation packages! Prizes that you can bid on include tickets to the 2010 Kids’ Choice Awards, Nickelodeon Prize Package, a visit to the Desperate Housewives set and much more. Thanks to our very generous contributors who never fail to show support to Shine and its efforts! Bid now by visiting!