In order to create lasting change, we need to further the conversation and advocate for solutions that address the root causes of hunger and poverty.
This week, many Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving by carrying forward generations-old family or faith traditions – or by creating new ones. ...
Voluntourism is for those who want to revamp the common vacation format to include giving back, and gaining perspective on their own circumstances.
Whether you are home for the holidays, traveling or will be alone, you can still have a joyous time celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year with style and grace. Here are a few tips to make the most of the holiday season.
There is a common bond between all these invisible groups -- the lack of money and power. Consequently, they are without a voice.
The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.
In the newest issue of Working Mother magazine, we asked experts to share their best advice for serving the greater good by giving money, yes, but also our time.
Difference is a big word and the act of service is beneficial. It does not require an immense amount of energy and rather than talk about the need to make the positive impact, we need to focus on our allotment of personal time.
Last week I had the chance to sit down with a group of college students and new graduates to pick their brains on how kids these days are starting their careers.
Our education system focuses on many essential factors intended to create a platform for success for our children. But far too often we overlook the u...
It's tough to get rich saving the world, and graduates committed to social justice have a hard time competing in earned income with their counterparts who study, say, engineering, math and computer science.
In order for the philanthropic industry to address this problem, or any problem our society faces, there are a few critical questions that need to be asked.
Those disillusioned with the online dating experience -- or who don't want to meet the love of their life at a college dorm party with Outkast's "Ms. Jackson" thumping in the background like I did -- should volunteer.
In truth Josh has become my hero. I'm not sure I'd have demonstrated the same character and courage if I'd been placed in a situation like his. I have many hopes and dreams for Josh.
I recruited 29 AOL'ers from across four offices within the U.S. and our training began. Some of these runners knew Rory, knew of Rory or didn't know him at all -- yet they were all committed to putting a lot of their personal life on hold to run this race for a great cause.
That day, I learned something about myself that would change my life forever. How had I been skipping school, sleeping in and not doing my homework on the same day that other kids were walking seven, or 10 miles to school?