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A passionate supporter for human and children’s rights, global warming and environmental causes, Linda is dedicated to raising awareness through her endless support and charity work.

‘‘I recognize the spirit of giving as the highest spirit one can ever achieve. My greatest joy in life, is Loving and Giving. I’m committed to creating positive changes in myself and others. I want to be able to inspire myself and others to do, be and give more.”

Linda is currently serving in leadership positions and being actively involved with numerous non-profit organizations such as UNICEF USA, NRDC, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Bill Clinton Foundation, Union of Concerned Scientists, Sierra Club California, ONE,  The Alliance for Climate Protection, Oceana, Elton John Aids Foundation, World Vision, Amnesty International, Playing For Change, Save the Children, Creative Visions, Healthy Child Healthy World, Sojka Foundation, The Brent Shapiro Foundation, Not For Sale, Rett Syndrome Research Trust, The Light School Kenya.

** LIGHT SCHOOL, URIRI KENYA

Light School Uriri, is a non-governmental school whose purpose is to provide early childhood development and learning program under a safe living environment for orphans and vulnerable children in rural Uriri, Kenya. The school’s objectives are: To provide the best education system possible. A safe, clean, healthy and conscious living environment for children while at school. To strengthen a sense of sharing, partnership, and social networking in Uriri district,  Nyanza Province in Kenya.  So far the school is completed with eight classrooms, computer lab, art lab, library and other spacious rooms that enables our staff and pupils to  have an optimal academical system.

Light School Uriri Kenya (2011)  Documentary 

Light School Crowdrise Fundraise Page 

https://www.facebook.com/LightSchoolUririVolunteers

Light School Uriri, Kenya

Light School Uriri, Kenya

Light School, Uriri-Kenya

Light School Uriri, Kenya

Light School Uriri Kenya

Light School Uriri Kenya

Light School, Uriri-Kenya

Light School Uriri, Kenya

** RETT SYNDROME RESEARCH TRUST

Rett Syndrome is the most physically disabling of the autism spectrum disorders. It strikes at random in early childhood, affecting little girls almost exclusively and many girls live into adulthood, requiring total, 24-hour-a-day care. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization intensively focused on the development of treatments and cures for Rett Syndrome and related MECP2 disorders.  http://www.rsrt.org/

RETT: There Is Hope  (2011) the documentary, strives to raise awareness and funds for the Rett Syndrome Research Trust to support their mission to reverse Rett Syndrome.

http://www.rsrt.org/ 

Linda embracing Hannah. (Hannah is diagnosed with Rett Syndrome )

Linda embracing Hannah. (Hannah is diagnosed with Rett Syndrome )

Daily Brink Interview with Monica Coenraads (Founder of RSRT) and Linda Taylor (Professional Advisory Council RSRT)

Daily Brink Interview with Monica Coenraads (Founder of RSRT) and Linda Taylor (Professional Advisory Council RSRT)

RSRT team at 'Hope for Hannah' fundraise event Los Angeles, 2011

RSRT team at ‘Hope for Hannah’ fundraise event Los Angeles, 2011

** PLAYING FOR CHANGE

Playing For Change is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect and bring peace to the world through music.

Stand By Me – Playing For Change – Song Around the World

PFC and RSRT unites to reverse Rett Syndrome. A video campaign by PFC band was recorded while in Los Angeles to raise awareness on Rett Syndrome.   www.playingforchange.com

Playing For Change

Playing For Change

Playing For Change rehearsing in Los Angeles, 2011

Playing For Change rehearsing in Los Angeles, 2011

Mark Johnson, Playing For Change Founder and Hannah Epstein (Rett Syndrome, RSRT)

Mark Johnson, Playing For Change Founder and Hannah Epstein (Rett Syndrome, RSRT)

** SOJKA FOUNDATION 

The Sojka Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides help to survivors of human trafficking and works to raise awareness of and prevent Trafficking in Persons (TIP). Founded by Petra Hensley, a survivor advocate, the organization is currently involved with providing training for travel services personnel, hotels and airlines, in recognition and prevention of human trafficking.   http://www.sojkafoundation.org/

KGO Human Trafficking Special Report – Petra Hensley, Sojka Foundation

Watch Petra’s story on CNN  

Petra Hensely, Founder of Sojka Foundation http://www.sojkafoundation.org/

Petra Hensely, Founder of Sojka Foundation

REBBL launch, Los Angeles 2011. Not For Sale founder David Batstone, Sojka Foundation founder Petra Hensley, Linda Taylor, SojkaFoundation Media Consultant/Advisor

REBBL launch, Los Angeles 2011. Not For Sale founder David Batstone, Sojka Foundation founder Petra Hensley, Linda Taylor – SojkaFoundation Media Consultant, Advisor

NotForSale Global Forum 2012, Sojka Foundation founder Petra Hensley, Linda Taylor SojkaFoundation Media Consultant, Advisor

NotForSale Global Forum 2012, Sojka Foundation founder Petra Hensley, Linda Taylor SojkaFoundation Media Consultant, Advisor

** NOT FOR SALE 

Not For Sale creates tools that engage business, government, and grassroots in order to incubate and grow social enterprises to benefit enslaved and vulnerable communities. Not For Sale fights human trafficking and modern-day slavery around the world. NFS Vision: To re-abolish slavery in this lifetime.
www.notforsalecampaign.org

David Batstone, founder of Not For Sale describes how NFS began.

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Not For Sale Inaugural Gala, New York NY 2012

Linda Taylor, Not For Sale Inaugural Gala, New York 2012

Linda Taylor and Miss USA 2008 Kirsten Haglund at Not For Sale Inaugural Gala New York 2012

Linda Taylor and Miss USA 2008 Kirsten Haglund at Not For Sale Inaugural Gala New York 2012 http://www.notforsalecampaign.org

** THE BRENT SHAPIRO FOUNDATION 

The Brent Shapiro Foundation. Help Fight The Disease of Drug and Alcohol Addiction.

The Brent Shapiro Foundation PSA – Robert Shapiro

Founded upon personal tragedy, its mission is to conquer alcohol and drug dependence by turning the fear, grief, and helplessness caused from this disease into awareness, compassion, and support. It is the mission of the Brent Shapiro Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Awareness to become the national leader in the fight against drug and alcohol dependence.

The Brent Shapiro Foundation http://www.brentshapiro.org/

The Brent Shapiro Foundation

Linda Taylor Robert Shapiro, campaign for The Brent Shapiro Foundation

Linda Taylor Robert Shapiro, campaign for The Brent Shapiro Foundation, Los Angeles 2012 @DouglasKirklandPhotography

Linda Taylor photographed by Douglas Kirkland for The Brent Shapiro Foundation, Los Angeles 2012 fundraise event http://www.brentshapiro.org/

Linda Taylor photographed by Douglas Kirkland in support to The Brent Shapiro Foundation 2012 Los Angeles Fundraise Event

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