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2006

December 15, 2006
Troubadour Newsletter

Raffi Renaissance Update

The Raffi Renaissance campaign began in June 2006 with anthology & CD launches in Pittsburgh's Point Park University with co-editor Sharna Olfman and a number of book contributors, and at the University of Victoria with former Dean of Education Budd Hall and the Kids Power Chorus.

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October 26, 2006
The Boston Globe

Raffi interviewed by The Boston Globe on receiving the second annual Fred Rogers Integrity Award.

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September 26, 2006
Raffi Sings New Song to Wolfville's Beluga Grads
Raffi at the Acadia Theatre

An article by Kathryn Furtado in Acadia's Student University Newspaper, the ATHENAEUM.

"I was fortunate enough not only to attend the presentation at the Acadia Theatre, but also to have done a phone interview with Raffi prior to the event. He shared with me in greater depth his ideas for a global compassionate revolution, as well as some of the ways in which the child honouring covenant and principles were already being enacted."

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September 14, 2006
Raffi & Jon Stewart

Daily Show: Primary Results

In Rhode Isalnd it was Chafee versus Laffey! The winner received taffy! And a song by Raffi!

August 1, 2006
Raffi’s Message of Peace for the Middle East

2 songs offered as freely downloadable MP3s, complete with lyric sheets. Read more…

October 26, 2006
Fred Rogers Integrity Award

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) will be presenting Raffi with the second annual Fred Rogers Integrity Award. The award is presented annually to public figures who have made an outstanding contribution and commitment to nurturng the health and well-being of children. Read more…

June 29, 2006
The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia embraces Child Honouring

The Honourable Iona Camagnolo warmly embraced Child Honouring at a luncheon at Government House in Victoria BC to celebrate the just published anthology. Read more…

June 23, 2006
Child Honouring bi-lateral book & CD launch draws raves

Raffi in Pittsburgh and Victoria BC to kick things off — June 9 and 10 at Pittsburgh’s Point Park University and June 15 at the University of Victoria. Read more…

June 15, 2006
Canadian book launch of the anthology “CHILD HONOURING: How to Turn this World Around”

Canadian book launch in Victoria, BC of the anthology “CHILD HONOURING: How to Turn this World Around”, edited by Raffi Cavoukian and Sharna Olfman — an evening with Raffi and Sharna.

May 15, 2006
Raffi opens the evening for David Korten’s book launch

At David Korten’s book launch in Oakland, CA for The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, Raffi opened the evening with the title song of his new CD Resisto Dancing, much to Korten’s delight. Korten is one of the eminent contributors to the anthology Child Honouring: How to Turn This World Around.

May 12, 2006
Beluga Kiss

Raffi re-lives a magical kiss 27 years later ... with Kavna the beluga whale at the Vancouver Aquarium April 28, 2006. Raffi also met with Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau.

Raffi invites Beluga Grads to join him in a Child Honouring movement to "Turn This World Around."

May 5, 2006
Fred Rogers Integrity Award

Raffi is the recipient of this year’s Fred Rogers Integrity Award presented in Boston on October 26th, 2006.

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood each year selects a public figure whose efforts to protect children from harmful marketing best embody Mr. Rogers’ long-standing commitment to nurturing the health and well-being of America’s children.

January 31, 2006
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