Stephen was the one, for me. The one who embodied all the failures of a system so broken that to heal it would take far more than the casts that heal the literal broken bones of the children growing up within it.
These simple recommendations to eat a plant-based diet, be physically active each day, and avoid alcohol can help our girls avoid breast cancer in later life.
I built my sixth Hope After Project in memory of Carla, my best friend's mom, who battled colon cancer for many years. Carla was fortunate enough to be able to live at home while undergoing treatment.
Communications professionals working with policy wonks or other experts who speak in technical terms often struggle to translate wonky lingo into meaningful messages for non-experts.
The term Whitewater Learning, coined by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown, aptly captures the learning environment urgently needed to engage the natural curiosity of our youth.
Giving away half of your work to nonprofits. For free. Nuts, huh? But it's a trending business idea that reimagines what it means to be engaged in pro bono service.
I just wanted someone to take note of something other than my cerebral palsy, and I began to believe that desire was nothing more than a distant dream.
Ebola's morbidity highlights these weaknesses and censors the great progress of African development by resurfacing images of dying Africans. But the world should not be fooled -- Africa is rising.
Anonymous companies are the global getaway cars for crime, corruption and tax evasion. But they can be stopped by requiring the names of the people who ultimately own and control them to be put in the public domain.
John Silverman, who will receive the 2014 President's Award at the gala, has an inspiring story of resilience and recovery and is now celebrating 30 years of sobriety.
Little Kids Rock is a national non-profit that trains public school teachers in under served neighborhoods throughout the United States, providing students in grades K-12 with free instruments. Their mission is simple: Ensure a children's right to rock!
Vicky's part of a mixed-status family: Different family members have different immigration statuses.
Prior to VAWA, in many states physical and sexual violence against a woman by someone she knew was not considered as serious a crime as was an attack by a stranger. Thinking about it now, it's hard to believe.
As we celebrate the release of Jeffrey Fowle, we remain deeply concerned for Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae, the two other Americans still in prison in North Korea.