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The call of the wild: Nature is the cure

Craig Kielburger | Posted 11.03.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

**Please add Marc Kielburger's profile as co-author. Thank you!** By Craig and Marc Kielburger Feeling a little run-down? Blue about the onset of wi...

Be a stay-at-home humanitarian: microvolunteering makes it easy to give back

Craig Kielburger | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

***Please add Marc Kielburger's author profile to this post.** By Craig and Marc Kielburger All the world's problems might be solved--if only there ...

Can Virtual Reality Help Us Develop Real Empathy?

Craig Kielburger | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

The image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach etched the plight of Syrian refugees into America's consciousness. If only the world had felt his dinghy capsize, been thrown into the churning waters after fleeing a rubble-worn country. Maybe more would be willing to act.

The Most Powerful 3 Minutes Of Your Week

Craig Kielburger | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Worried that the Syrian refugee crisis is slipping from the daily news and our conscience, businessman and philanthropist Frank Giustra challenged Can...

How To Keep Your Cool With Eco-Offenders

Craig Kielburger | Posted 09.06.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

By Craig and Marc Kielburger Your next door neighbour is watering the sidewalk. Again. As the precious resource evaporates under the summer sun, the...

United America: How Young People Are Putting the Country Back Together

Craig Kielburger | Posted 08.31.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

We want WE Day to be an equal playing field, so you don't buy a ticket you earn it through service. Students take action on the issues they care about through a free, yearlong service-learning program that teaches them to lead.

Be the Change at Work: Become a Social Intrapreneur

Craig Kielburger | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

In Central Australia's sprawling outback, Mark Glazebrook met a 15-year-old boy straddling a bike -- a typical teen pose but for the gas can strapped to his face. A sniffing epidemic had ensnared local aboriginal youth in the spring of 2002, and Glazebrook traveled from Melbourne to help.

How An 11-Year-Old CEO Is Using Tech To Help Save Honeybees

Mary Snapp | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Mary Snapp

Tabitha Babbitt. Ada Lovelace. Yvonne Brill. Mary Anderson. Bertha Benz. Do you know what these women have in common? Would you be surprised to l...

What's Old Is New Again

Craig Kielburger | Posted 08.04.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Reduce, reuse and recycle has become the mantra of socially conscious consumers. Now we need to extend that philosophy to our old clothes.

Insects: the food trend that's changing palates and lives the world over

Craig Kielburger | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

By Craig and Marc Kielburger Have you heard about the next big food trend? You won't find it growing in your garden, but you might find it crawling t...

Failure To Launch, Or A Smarter Way Of Living For Everyone?

Craig Kielburger | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Let's ditch the stereotypes and ingrained ideas of what independence and having a home mean. Prodigal youth haven't failed to launch and their parents haven't failed to parent. They're both flying in a smarter direction.

Why The World Needs You To Let Your Kids Fail

Craig Kielburger | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

It's the most privileged children whose parents have the means to leave the training wheels on throughout life, who learn that obstacles are like switches that can be turned off. So the less fortunate are more likely to be misunderstood, or written off as lazy and further marginalized.

What will your social media legacy be?

Craig Kielburger | Posted 05.20.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Facebook has conquered the final frontier: death itself.

Five record-smashing renewable energy projects to inspire America

Craig Kielburger | Posted 04.22.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

****Please include Marc Kielburger as co-author.**** By Craig and Marc Kielburger The city of Ouarzazate, Morocco, is no stranger to Hollywood. Wi...

Can service learning put "delinquent" kids on the right path?

Craig Kielburger | Posted 03.31.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

On any given day in California, there are more than 5,000 young people behind bars--one quarter of them in Los Angeles Country alone. Lucas was one of them.

8 apps that let you be an epic altruist

Craig Kielburger | Posted 03.09.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

****Please ad Marc Kielburger's byline to this co-authored piece.**** By Craig and Marc Kielburger What if we could act immediately on our impulses ...

B Corps: The 21st Century Standard for Business

Craig Kielburger | Posted 02.24.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

For Jay Coen Gilbert, it felt like someone took a wrecking ball to his dream. American entrepreneur Gilbert and two college friends launched AND 1 in...

Six real-world inventions that are way cooler than sci-fi

Craig Kielburger | Posted 02.09.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Our world doesn't look much like the ones envisioned in sci-fi flicks like Star Trek or Back to the Future, let alone the latest installment of Star W...

Seattle Organization Holds the Key to Improving Immunization Rates in Tanzania

Craig Kielburger | Posted 01.26.2017 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Over the past 15 years, Tanzania has made a concerted effort to immunize its children--and has achieved a remarkable vaccination rate of almost 90 per cent. That's still not good enough for the government and health organizations in that country, though. They want to get as close to 100 per cent as possible.

The transformative power of a Rafiki

Craig Kielburger | Posted 12.22.2016 | Impact
Craig Kielburger

Sitting cross-legged on the grass under an old acacia tree in rural Kenya, actor Shay Mitchell was tutored in the art of intricate beading. Five Maasa...

The social bad in selling social good

Adora Svitak | Posted 12.22.2016 | Impact
Adora Svitak

March 2014: I'm at Seattle's We Day, the flashy event celebrating youth public service that happens in stadiums in various big cities every spring. In...

5 Inspiring Moments from We Day Vancouver

La Carmina | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
La Carmina

Last Wednesday, 20,000 primary and secondary school students from all over BC gathered in Rogers Arena. Run by the non-profit Free the Children, We Day is an annual empowerment-fest with presentations by dozens of celebrities. Tickets are free for youths who have made a difference.

We Are the Change

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

A few years ago I was introduced to a young man who ended up changing the way I look at the world. His name is Craig Kielberger.

Jennifer Lopez Rocks A Leather Dress For We Day Event

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez donned a leather dress for We Day Vancouver on Wednesday. The singer looked gorgeous in the black leather frock with a cut-out neck...

Is Social Activism an Underrated Job Skill?

Lisa Brummel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact
Lisa Brummel

Should learning to program a mobile app take precedence over diagramming iambic pentameter in Shakespeare's sonnets?