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Together, Students Can Have an Impact

Sparknews | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Sparknews

On November 9th, 2016, on a cold, fog-covered, rainy New York day, I hesitantly walked through Washington Square Park to attend an NYU course called S...

How Wikipedia Is Fighting Back Against Online Harassment

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
Craig Newmark

Did you know that 40% of internet users, and as many as 70% of younger users have personally experienced harassment online? And more than half of peo...

Both Sides Now: Reinvesting In America From The Grassroots Up

Bill Ayres | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Bill Ayres

I went on the March on Washington in 1963. It changed my life forever. I became a small part of the Civil Rights Movement, marched with Doctor Marti...

Creating the meaningful organisation

Pioneers for Change | Posted 01.17.2017 | Home
Pioneers for Change

By: Richard Foster "Don't count the days. Make the days count." In the groundswell of emotions and tributes following the passing of Muhamm...

'City of the Sun' Reveals True Middle East: Juliana Maio Speaks

Carol Ruth Weber | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Carol Ruth Weber

When thinking of Egypt one normally would not equate the country as being friendly to those of Jewish faith or heritage. Juliana Maio, author, produce...

January is National Mentoring Month: How Mentoring Changes a Child's Future

Melissa Beck | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Melissa Beck

Today, postsecondary educational opportunities abound for students who once believed college was out of reach due to challenges like finances or famil...

How To Be A Better Ally In 2017

Christopher Lawrence | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home
Christopher Lawrence

This year, be a better ally while you support marginalized groups and those with lived experiences by catering to the unique needs of that specific group. If you aren't sure where to start, I've come up with a few ways that we all can be a better ally in 2017.

Rep. Bettyann Sheats, Military Mom: Fighting Toxic Chemicals And Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

The news on cabinet picks from the Trump team is making my head spin. For that reason, I am continuing to drill down on the importance of impact at t...

The Time to Change the Narrative

Yasmin Khan | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home
Yasmin Khan

Such a privilege to have wonderment - to be able to experience life, make ironic jokes about first world problems, separate ourselves from the trouble...

New Poll Reveals Why People Didn't Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Craig Newmark

Every year, millions of Americans are discouraged, harassed and even forbidden from exercising their most fundamental right in an electoral democracy:...

After Fire: The Challenges Facing Women Veterans

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.06.2016 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

"Every day is Veteran's Day," says a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) team in After Fire, a documentary by Brittany Huckabee. They are ca...

45 Favorite Animal Charities

Kate Neligan | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Kate Neligan

Giving Tuesday is a brilliant idea, especially in a week typically filled with consumerism and gift buying for the holidays. When the world appears ...

Not Going To Get Over It

Em Powers Hunter | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Em Powers Hunter

I can teach my students to think critically, question, participate, care, and create a better world. I can share inspiration and truth that will cut through rhetoric and deception. Words have power...in good and bad ways.

6 Vital Life Lessons Sports Teaches Us

Vicky Law | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Vicky Law

Life is a maze and no one is born with a manual, yet life must be lived somehow. One great thing about life is that there are clues hidden everywhere....

The Talent Pool Businesses Can't Afford to Overlook

Bonnie Amos | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Bonnie Amos

My experience has shown me that the value our veterans bring back to their post-military communities and careers is paralleled by one other group: military and veteran spouses.

If Abigail Adams Had Twitter...What She Would Tell Our Girls

Illana Raia | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home
Illana Raia

This is how democracy works, girls. It's hard. Polls can be off, pundits can be wrong, parents can be speechless. But when a choice is offered and a nation speaks, that's democracy.

Meaning of Life Defined by a Mere Child: Incredible Video

Carol Ruth Weber | Posted 11.08.2016 | Home
Carol Ruth Weber

The meaning of life for all of lifetime on planet Earth humans have been discussing this subject. Where did we come from and what is our purpose on Ea...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | Home
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

The Next President's First Move: Connecting With Women’s Rights Advocates

Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
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Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D.

With a few days to go to the U.S. presidential election, conversations in Washington are focusing on what to suggest to the next administration, and h...

The Best Way to Avoid Mo' Envy this Movember with Eton

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.01.2016 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

It's finally Fall, that crisp, beautiful time of year when orange-hued leaves drop off leaving trees bare, a pumpkin pie slice becomes the plausible p...

'Inclusion Works': National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Judith E. Heumann | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
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Judith E. Heumann

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and this year's theme is "Inclusion Works." This awareness month aims to are to educate society about disability employment issues while celebrating the many and varied contributions of workers with disabilities in the United States.

Transform Your Passion Into Action: Lessons From Career Aid Workers

Mascha Davis MPH, RDN | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
Mascha Davis MPH, RDN

Co-authored by Courtney White Procel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with domestic and international humanitarian experience When was the last time ...

Pop-Up Urbanism At The United Nations

Hung Vo | Posted 10.21.2016 | Home
Hung Vo

The three UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board Members during the impromptu event. Nearly 30 minutes into the scheduled side event on climate change in c...

An Economy for the Common Good: Building a Balance Sheet for Companies' Impact

Christian Felber | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Christian Felber

More than two thousand years after Aristotle, a growing movement is bridging his division between oikonomia - an economy that supports the common good...

Breaking Ground on a Bold New Vision to Address Climate Change: Restoring North America's Amazon

P.J. Marshall | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
P.J. Marshall

On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, ci...