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Serving Through Sports: My Universal Language

The Franklin Project | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
The Franklin Project

One year, one life completely changed, sculpted, molded...A year of service on the front lines, yet deep in the heart of an unknown country; full of dense jungle and far more pain, bravery, and grit then I will probably ever know.

Service Corps: Broadening Approaches to Social Justice Issues

The Franklin Project | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
The Franklin Project

Volunteering for Cal Corps, interning at the Peace Corps, becoming an AmeriCorps Bonner Leader, and now serving as a fellow for the Global Health Corps. My enthusiasm has propelled me from one service corps to another.

From Local Health to Global Health: Service at All Levels

The Franklin Project | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
The Franklin Project

My work is just one miniscule piece of the impact our collective efforts have on the world. Education, poverty, food security, homelessness, clean water -- the list of problems our global community faces goes on.

How's Your Love Life... With Your Country?

MacKenzie Moritz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
MacKenzie Moritz

We donate to a few causes we care about, and occasionally sign an online petition, but we throw our hands up in defeat when it comes to tackling the big issues facing our country.

Demanding a Change: Why I Am Urging My Community to Visibly Combat Rape Culture

Ernest Owens | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

A young woman was sexually assaulted at my school and came forward in the most visible and public way possible. She revealed her full name and face to...

An America That Asks: 'Where Will You Do Your Service Year?'

Alan Khazei | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Alan Khazei

At a time when the desire to serve far exceeds the supply of service year positions, we need to call on all sectors of our society to innovate and develop new opportunities to serve. In particular, we need to integrate national service into the fabric of the American educational system.

HuffPost Impact Spring Into Action Series: Fresh Innovative Ways To Give

Jessica Prois | Posted 05.23.2012 | Impact
Jessica Prois

HuffPost Impact is launching a series called "Spring Into Action: Fresh, Innovative Ways To Give." We'll be highlighting new cause initiatives, social innovation, families in need who have unique stories to tell and more.

Why We're All Education Activists (or, Won't Somebody Please Think Of The Children?)

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jonathan Daniel Harris

You don't know this, but you are an education activist. You care about the future of public education in America, and you're going to get involved.

Impact Twitter Lists: Keep Up-To-Date On Global Humanitarian Organizations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today The Huffington Post launched The Twitter Edition, the ability to see breaking updates manually tailored to each section on HuffPost. If you chec...

HuffPost Impact Wants YOUR Stories

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Research shows that generosity is contagious -- people are more likely to do good when they're around others making positive contributions. Our job at...

Announcing HuffPost Impact: Where News Turns Into Action

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

At HuffPost Impact, reaching the end of a story is just the beginning of the chance to make a difference. READ MORE A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Talk About Afghanistan The New York Review of Books' Adventures in New Media Why Joe Biden Should Resign WATCH: Arianna Discusses Her Biden Post on Larry King Live WATCH: Arianna Explains Why Joe Biden Should Resign On CNN's The Situation Room WATCH: Arianna on Charlie Rangel, Ethics, and the Risk to Democrats on This Week

12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families -- Read All The Stories

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over the last 12 days, HuffPost Impact has presented stories from cities across the U.S. -- stories of struggle, hope and redemption. Thanks to all of...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

This week, we launched Impact, our new section devoted to giving back. Thanks to the compassion and generosity of our HuffPost community, it immediately lived up to its name, raising over $30,000 to help the mom who, saddled with medical debt, went blind so her kids wouldn't have to.

An Accidental Victory: The Launch of HuffPost Impact

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Daniel Harris

On October 12, 2009, the Impact page was about 16 hours away from launch. We had everything ready to go -- except a lead story.