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How to Talk to Your Kids About Ebola

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

Discussing the crisis in a safe environment with a trusted adult can help to allay anxiety and fear, combat misinformation and, for older kids, even create an opportunity to understand how they are part of a global community.

The Rising Tide of Children at Our Borders

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 09.27.2014 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

So desperate are they to be safe and have opportunities apart from violence, poverty and crime. These are children who simply want to be safe. To go to school, get a job and build a life. A life they simply cannot envision in their countries of origin.

Sad Faces, Sad Futures and a Recipe for Change

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

There is an old adage, "Adults make war and children suffer," and so it is more so today than ever.

Syria's Mega Millions

Derek Sherman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Derek Sherman

There are 2,304,266 refugees in the bitter cold Syrian refugee camps, 20 percent of whom are children under 18. That's half a million children possibl...

What Is Reality?

David Sable | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
David Sable

Here is the thing -- what is reality? Seriously. I'm not trying to be esoteric, metaphysical, philosophical or transcendental, honestly. But I have come to see that my view of reality is skewed -- distorted and one-sided

Raising Kids Who Care

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Children have an incredible capacity to care, to give and to empathize from a very young age. It has nothing to do with pity. An instinct for justice comes naturally to a young child, who is free from skepticism, prejudice and doubt.

Get Involved: 5 Organizations Fighting Hunger And Poverty In The U.S.

Posted 09.13.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: Sept. 13, 2012 1:35 p.m. America's poverty rate stands at 15 percent, a number that's remained fixed from the year before, according to Ce...

Saki Knafo

UNICEF Report: U.S. Child Poverty Second Highest | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.31.2012 | Impact

Can government spending lift poor children from poverty? A new report from UNICEF suggests it's possible. The latest edition of UNICEF's report on ...

WATCH: Heidi Klum Sings Karaoke For Charity

Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact

The end of her seven-year marriage was the thing making headlines until Heidi Klum gave fans a more benevolent story to talk about Thursday. The su...

UNICEF: Stop Bickering. Remember Kids Are At Heart Of Kony Campaign

Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact

While the viral Invisible Children campaign has informed millions of the horrors child soldiers in Uganda face, another nonprofit wants to highlight j...

Why You Should Keep Giving to Help Haiti

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

In the coming weeks, Haiti will, no doubt, slowly but surely fall from the headlines. But the needs will remain enormous. I ask that you continue to show your generosity to the Haitian people.