Category: Active Citizenship

Anonymous to the State – yet incarcerated
27/06/202227/06/2022
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Anonymous to the State – yet incarcerated

Three million Brazilians do not have a birth certificate or any civil identification. Without these documents, you can’t have an identity card or CPF (Social Security), access to public health, education or any government assistance programs. The birth certificate is, above all, a guarantee of access to citizenship.   One of these cases is that...

Meet the new Humanitas360 Institute Board Advisors
10/06/202210/06/2022
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Meet the new Humanitas360 Institute Board Advisors

Upon returning to the face-to-face meetings with directors at Humanitas360 Institute, the institution announced  in May the addition of five new advisors to the Advisory and Fiscal Boards. At the meeting, the advisors were introduced a new phase of the institution, with the development of the Tereza Brand Business Plan and Theories of Change for...

Patrícia Villela Marino is awarded the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal by Zumbi dos Palmares University
30/05/202231/05/2022
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Patrícia Villela Marino is awarded the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal by Zumbi dos Palmares University

On May 13th, the President of Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, received the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal, awarded annually by the Zumbi dos Palmares University. In 2022. marks a reflection on the 134 years since the signing of the Lei Áurea, which officially ended slavery in Brazil. The Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal contemplates personalities who...

The Regenerative Industry Wakes Brazil up: Time to Act
17/05/202218/05/2022
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The Regenerative Industry Wakes Brazil up: Time to Act

* Speech given by the president of the Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, at the Regenerative Cannabis Live (Regennabis) event, held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York on May 5th. On the occasion, Patrícia was the only Brazilian representative among the panelists, and discussed how the cannabis market can drive a regenerative...

H360 visits the Paiter Suruí indigenous people community in Cacoal, Rondônia
02/05/202202/05/2022
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H360 visits the Paiter Suruí indigenous people community in Cacoal, Rondônia

Humanitas360 and CIVI-CO staffs, a shared workspace for civic-social entrepreneurs founded by Patrícia and Ricardo Villela Marino, that also houses H360, made an immersion in the Paiter Surui indigenous people community in Cacoal, in the state of Rondônia. This visit is another step towards the process of approximation that began at the end of last...

UN opens the doors to discuss the cannabis market with the participation of Patricia Villela Marino
02/05/202202/05/2022
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UN opens the doors to discuss the cannabis market with the participation of Patricia Villela Marino

The president of the Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, participates this Thursday (5) in New York City in Regenerative Cannabis Live. The event aims to discuss how the legal cannabis industry will support the major social and environmental changes proposed by Agenda 2030, the United Nations Organizations. (UN) global action plan for sustainable development.  The...

“All you need to become a philanthropist is the will to invest any capital you have” defends Patricia Villela Marino at an event about philanthropy
02/05/202202/05/2022
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“All you need to become a philanthropist is the will to invest any capital you have” defends Patricia Villela Marino at an event about philanthropy

This Monday, April 25th, the President of Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, participated in the Legacy event organized by the “Bem Maior Movement” (Greater Good Movement) at Santander Theater, in São Paulo. The event attended by Djamila Ribeiro, Preto Zezé, Elie Horn, Luciano Huck, among many others, aimed to spread stories and deepen conversations about...

H360 discusses racism, political polarization and empathy at annual council meeting
04/11/202004/12/2020
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H360 discusses racism, political polarization and empathy at annual council meeting

In October, the Humanitas360 Institute held its annual meeting of board members from the United States and Brazil, with guest speakers such as writer and American prison system former inmate Shaka Senghor, Argentine politician and former governor of Buenos Aires María Eugenia Vida, and Bertice Berry, a sociologist and lecturer. The meeting was also attended...

On a women-only panel, Humanitas360 Institute addresses female incarceration at Folha de São Paulo seminar
30/10/202004/12/2020
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On a women-only panel, Humanitas360 Institute addresses female incarceration at Folha de São Paulo seminar

On November 15, the Humanitas360 Institute released the documentary Tecendo a Liberdade (weaving freedom). The film tells the stories of struggle and overcoming of members of the COOSTAFE (Social Cooperative of Female Entrepreneurial Art Work) — the first female inmates cooperative of Brazil, formed in 2014 at the Ananindeua Women’s Reeducation Center (CRF) in Belém,...