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Thousands Donated Their Photos To Make One Powerful Image

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact

One campaign is taking an artistic approach to raising awareness about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. To mark the third anniversary of the Syria...

Saving the Children of Syria, Saving Dreams

William Lambers | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Over two million other Syrians have fled the country. They can escape the fighting, but hunger and cold still exist. The host countries are welcoming but it's difficult to provide for this population that grows daily.

Shocking 'Second A Day' Video Shows The Horrors Of War Could Happen To Any Child

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact

Videos of people documenting a second each day over long periods of time have grown in popularity online. However, one group has taken the idea and fl...

Charity Ad Features Explicit Birth Footage Highlighting That More Than 1 Million Newborns Die (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.26.2014 | Impact

More than 1 million babies don’t live beyond one day, a devastating fact that a nonprofit is drawing attention to with a graphic PSA. Save the Ch...

No Birth Should Be Left Up to Chance

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 02.25.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

As new research released today by Save the Children reveals, 40 million women give birth without any trained help whatsoever. What's more, 2 million women give birth entirely alone.

From the Philippines, With Love

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

What better day than Valentine's Day to celebrate the dedication, perseverance and, of course, love between the communities, families and children in the parts of the country that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan?

Child Gladiators

Betty Goldstein | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports
Betty Goldstein

There is MADD to protect our children from drunk drivers and we have AMBER Alert to help find our abducted children. But where is the outrage against sending these children onto the battlefield so that the networks can make millions?

Kufr Yuba Journal: A Jordanian Village, a School and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Merissa Khurma | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Merissa Khurma

Only one-third of Syrian refugee children attend school. We simply cannot sit and watch. Words are not enough to address this predicament. Action is required, on a global scale.

Bloomberg Project Wastes Millions While 22,000 New York Children Remain Homeless -- What Will de Blasio Do?

Matthew Chapman | Posted 02.11.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

An expensive human scandal surrounds us. Thirty-three less prosperous countries take better care of their children than we do. It's unreal, it's shocking.

Saving Children of Incarcerated Parents: The Terrence Stevens Story Featured on PBS

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.24.2014 | New York
Anthony Papa

Terrence Stevens is on a mission to save children whose parents are incarcerated. He knows too well the stories that these kids represent.

JFK and Thanksgiving

Mark Shriver | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Mark Shriver

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's death, yet just 10 days ago, Jeanne and I were celebrating with my cousin Caroline Kennedy as she was sworn in as Ambassador to Japan.

'Miracle' Babies Born After Typhoon Underscore Need For Adequate Postnatal Care

Evan Shuurman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Evan Shuurman

Little Jolie wriggles around in his sleep, stretching and yawning and rubbing his face with his small hands, which are barely bigger than a soft-drink bottle cap. His mother wipes away tears as she watches over him, still overwhelmed by the fact they're both alive. She says he's her miracle.

America Can't Afford to Waitlist Its Children's Future

Mark Shriver | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mark Shriver

Children without access to quality early education programs start kindergarten with an 18-month disadvantage, and that gap continues to widen. By the time they are in fourth grade, many cannot do math or read at grade level. And the simple reality is that they are unlikely to catch up.

A Race to Save Lives on the Line

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Most American children who are running entered kindergarten at age five with little idea what a huge victory reaching age five truly is. I imagine some will celebrate breaking the world record, but I am thinking about the birthday parties for those 5-year-olds around the world who, without continued effort, would never have completed the race.

Malek Jandali: "The Voice of the Free Syrian Children" Speaks in New York

Todd Fine | Posted 12.19.2013 | New York
Todd Fine

"I believe that everyone has the tools to help, but each person's tools are different. Mine happen to be music and art, and I feel very blessed and humbled to have the opportunity to use my music to help the children of Syria in this way."

A Shoulder to Lean on When Moms Need It Most

Jennifer Garner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Garner

Having a close network of fellow parents to lean on and learn from, not to mention a supportive family, has made parenting easier for me. Meanwhile, in isolated, poverty-stricken communities across America, too many moms and dads face parenthood all alone.

America's Kids Start Learning Way Before Kindergarten

Jim Steyer | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact
Jim Steyer

Much of my work during the past decade has involved helping parents better understand the problems of unfettered media and technology access to their kids.

It's Common Sense to Come Together for Our Kids

Chris Dodd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Chris Dodd

When we served together in the Senate, we found ourselves on different sides of a variety of issues. But when it came to common-sense measures that benefitted our country and our citizens, we pulled together.

When Children are Born Learning

Susan A. Buffett | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Susan A. Buffett

As a country we have looked to education as a road to equal opportunity - as a path to gaining knowledge, developing skills and learning behaviors that prepare children to do well as students, workers and citizens throughout their life.

Cloud-Based Social Learning Can Save Lives

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Beverly Macy

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2013, I am encouraged by many of the trends we're seeing in social business, social learning and the now ubiquitous cloud. One sector taking full advantage of this new convergence is the medical sector.

Feed Syria's Starving War Victims

William Lambers | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
William Lambers

Where there is war there is hunger. In Syria children have died because of chemical weapons, but also because they could not get enough food. Weakened, illness overtook them.

We Must Save the Children of Syria

Desmond Tutu | Posted 11.24.2013 | World
Desmond Tutu

The war in Syria should not be viewed in terms of a distant, complex political issue. It is an immediate and very human catastrophe; the biggest one facing the world today. These are our children. And they are dying. Where is the outrage?

Boom and Bust: Economic Recovery Falling Short for Kids

Mark Shriver | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Mark Shriver

How this economic recovery is going depends very much on who you talk to. New figures out today show that our nation's poorest children -- the most vulnerable among us -- remain caught in a bust.

10 Shocking Statistics About Maternal And Child Health

Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

We mark the milestones of our lives in years — birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, holidays — years until one event and years since another. Bu...

5 Things Lindsay Lohan Could Learn From Angelina Jolie

Arlene Schindler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Celebrity
Arlene Schindler

Lindsay, we love you... and want to love you more! Confiding in Oprah on national television is the first step to making a new life. We're cheering that your future performances will be Oscar worthy and not probation hearings on Court TV.