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Inspiring Youth

Speak Up With Jimmy: Michelle Kwan on Sports as a Diplomacy Tool (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

Michelle talks about her work as a Senior Adviser and Public Diplomacy Envoy for the U.S. State Department, and using the universal appeal of sports to improve international relations. She also talks about her efforts to inspire youth around the world.

What Is What If...?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

If questions are asked, but no one is there to hear them, are they still really being asked? What if the power of a question, and the individual askin...

A Lesson On Compassion Every Young Person Should Experience: Small Acts, BIG Impact (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 08.28.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

When was the last time someone did something nice for you? Did you receive a hand written  letter/postcard in the mail? Did they open the door for you? Was it a smile?

GIG Spark: Spreading Peanut Butter Sandwiches

Toan Lam | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

We know that people (especially youth) care and want to do something good for others, but just don't know how. So why not teach compassion to kids and adults in your life?

GIG SPARK: Using Technology and Storytelling to Inspire Youth

Toan Lam | Posted 01.15.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

I realized a desperate need for a program that combines technology, social good and storytelling. That's how "GIG Spark," a lesson on compassion, was born.

Who Knew a School Requirement Could Change Your Life?

Joliz Cedeno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joliz Cedeno

Fifty hours was all I needed. This was the thought in my mind when I first came to a Global Kids meeting ten years ago.