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#TalkToOtavianoCanuto n.3 - with Cornelius Fleischhaker

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 11.23.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

This is the third of a series of conversations with brilliant young professionals that I have met. I believe they are all great role models for other ...

In A Pool Of Thick Blood, 6 Minority Friends Experience The 2016 Election

Eli Dagostino | Posted 11.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Eli Dagostino

Three young women and three young gay men. The outcome seemed grim. A normally rambunctious group became saddened and a mess.

How A New Generation Is Changing Evangelical Christianity

The Conversation US | Posted 10.31.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

This generation is abstaining from the political theology of the earlier generation and focusing their attention, instead, on improving the lives of people in their local communities.

#TalkToOtavianoCanuto n.1 - Canuto and Lusha Zhuang

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 10.14.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

This is the first of a series of conversations with brilliant young professionals that I have met. Lusha Zhuang is a Chinese economist working at th...

Climate Change; The Debate We Need

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

In Monday's debate, less than two minutes were spent discussing the biggest existential threat we face as a nation and globe: climate change. Perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise, given that the Republican nominee doesn't even believe it exists, even going so far as to call it a "hoax" created by the Chinese.

What I've Learned At 23

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 09.28.2016 | Good News
Thomas Kuegler

I'm just going to write for old times sake. I'm going to write like this like it isn't about to be published anywhere. There's so much I've learned ...

Presidency Is Important, But The Change We Seek Is Closer To Home

Jesse Moore | Posted 09.29.2016 | Black Voices
Jesse Moore

Even as we're all hypnotized by the presidential race, and the candidates' rhetorical responses to these incidents, we have to recognize that these issues, that impact us directly, that move us to tears and to march in our streets -- are almost exclusively controlled by state and local leaders. Not our president.

Stephen Burlingham Going Beyond Art for Youth with Cancer

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

Cancer. The word that terrifies us, at any age. But when a young person is struck by it, it seems all the more tragic. To help cope with this harsh re...

Global Sports Administrator To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Louis Bolling

Last year President Barack Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at a town hall with young leaders of the Americas at University of the West ...

Visit The Vietnamese Café Serving Up 'Power Bottoms' and 'Hungry Tops' To Help Young People Come Out

Torsten Højer | Posted 08.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Torsten Højer

A bright new café in the epicenter of Vietnam's largest metropolis is taking 'top' and 'bottom' vernacular out of hookup apps and into the real world to create an in-the-know social space for young gay people.

Ambiguous Loss: When The Loss Doesn't End

Feylyn Lewis | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Feylyn Lewis

Young adult caregivers experiencing ambiguous loss should take their feelings seriously and consider seeking professional mental health support. A counselor or psychologist can assess the caregiver for their level of grief and their capacity for resilience.

Millennials Are Latin America's Motor For Resilience

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

Shapers saw the opportunity in strife and saw resilience as hope. Using resilience as a motor for innovation, this group of millennials from across the region is the best chance to eradicate the challenges that have stifled the region for generations.

A Global Entrepreneur Launches Business in High School: How an Innovative, Young, Romanian Woman is Opening Doors Worldwide

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.19.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

"I mentor an amazing young woman from Gherla, Romania," said George Deriso a serial tech entrepreneur who attended GlobalMindED this June. Amazing, in...

"It's The Right To Live We're After" Bebe Winans On Black Lives Matter, Born For This, And Much More

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

In Bebe's view, this idea that we are each purposed to be here is crucial. In fact, he suggests, "It's important to find the reason why we're here. Sometimes we get lost in the craziness and don't really feel there's a reason for our lives.

To Reach the SDGs, the World Needs a Multi-Generational Alliance

Bill Reese | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

Last year, more than 190 world leaders committed to end extreme poverty, reduce social and economic inequalities, and address the horrors of climate c...

Why Youth Is Not Wasted on the Young in Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

They say that youth is wasted on the young. But that's not true in Angola. Today, young people constitute the majority of the population, about 70%....

The Stressful Chore Of Working In Greece In The Year 2016

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 06.06.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

Admittedly, Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world but, however, the difficulties that the citizens have to face are many.

Don't Let Political Correctness Blind Us to the Plight of Young Men

Hadley Heath | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Hadley Heath

Pew Research recently reported that, for the first time in the modern era, more young people (age 18 to 34) are living with their parents than any other living arrangement, including living alone or living with a spouse or partner.

12 Things You Should Do in Your 20s

Sophie Hannah Davis | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Sophie Hannah Davis

Your 20s are your selfish years and it's a decade where you immerse yourself in everything around you and the world out there. Ensure you are selfish with your time, look after yourself, pay attention to your mental health and love the people who are important to you.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? If You're a Kid, Call Ben Zander

Michael Levin | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

Ben Zander is raising a lot more than money. He's raising 127 young people to find out what they are capable of, with an instrument in their hands and with the even more powerful instrument that is their minds.

How to 'Find Yourself' in Your 20s

Najma Khorrami | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Najma Khorrami

There's a lot of pressure at this age to know who you are and what you want to do with your life, but the fact that you are even thinking about it means you're taking a step in the right direction. And always remember, you are not alone.

Community Schools: Much More than Wrap Around Services

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Mary Kingston Roche, Reuben Jacobson and Martin Blank, of the Coalition for Community Schools, all contributed to this article. "Wraparound Services...

Along With a Group of Desperate Greeks on a Saturday Night

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

I noticed that I was surrounded by people who were at their most productive age, and who had no dreams for their future at all, not because they had chosen that, but because some people decided so for them, without them.

Do All Caregivers Matter?

Feylyn Lewis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Feylyn Lewis

Yes, all caregivers matter. Yes, caregivers of every age need support and recognition. The young will one day become old. In our fight to raise the profile of caregivers, let us not forget that specialized attention for some does not diminish the importance of all.

There's Only One Problem, But You're Creating Two

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

What unnecessary problems do you create for yourself?