As print media across the world faces a stark economic reality, many have also speculated about the demise of photojournalism. The images that follow show that assumption to be far from the truth.
When Hurricane Sandy was approaching the eastern seaboard of the United States, the American Red Cross was already making the preparations to respond to the communities that were in the path of the devastating storm.
When life gives you lemons, make art. That's what Elana Haviv, Founder of Children's Movement for Creative Education, did at least. After Hurricane ...
Music can actually make a sad mood feel lighter, so it's no surprise we turn it on and turn it up when disaster strikes.
Our greatest hope is that efforts like our Sandy response remind us all that we are connected, that we can each truly make a difference, that recovery is a place we all arrive together.
In a time when families are struggling to make giving part of their budget, with donations still 11 percent below pre-recession rates, kids' generosity is more heartening than ever before. Here are some ways for kids to give back -- with or without money -- at every age.
Children and their parents lined up in the cold drizzle outside The Action Center in the Rockaway section of Queens this week for what could be their only taste of the holiday season.
The instinct we saw at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I have seen many times over. It is a teacher's instinct to love, serve and protect their students. And it's what we saw following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Here, as we approach the holidays, is that story.
When someone suffers through trauma like Sandy, talking about it furthers the process of understanding and healing and creates the connections and support systems necessary to shoulder the burden. This is especially vital for the elderly and homebound.
What would the world be like if even half of us refused to look at a calendar again? Or stopped counting the number of candles on our birthday cake? Or ceased looking in the mirror and obsessing about the number of wrinkles on our face or the size of our jeans?
The sewage problem in New York and New Jersey is just one manifestation of a larger danger. Once we start to think about how climate change can undermine the basic structures we have built and upon which we rely, it becomes clear that virtually everything is at risk.
"Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!" Turns out Hurricane Sandy was just following King Lear's advice.
Hurricane Sandy hit our area of the Jersey Shore pretty bad, and I am worried about people overlooking the importance of helping local businesses rebuild. We face an economic decline if we don't support our greatest asset: small businesses.
There are many reasons why landscape architecture "has gained stature in the public's imagination," as Alan Brake, Executive Editor at The Architect's...
With Hurricane Sandy's massive destruction, it's not surprising that we haven't heard much about Ellis Island. Those whose lives have been turned upside-down are naturally the first priority. But how did Ellis Island weather the storm?
Weeks after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, many communities are still picking up the pieces. Although the storm itself is long gone, millions of dollars in damages in many areas means there are still plenty of citizens whose lives continue to be impacted by the storm.