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Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness: Looking for Heartfelt Leaders

Ginger Lerner-Wren | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ginger Lerner-Wren

It may be an uncertain world, but we are clear about ending stigma and we need many more voices and true leaders of the heart -- now.

Of Worms and Water: In the Field With the Carter Center

Nancy Farese | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Nancy Farese

I now see images of children nurturing smoky embers for morning fires, of drinking mysterious teas in cramped huts with a tiny, single source of light and fresh air, and of a mother sweaty with fieldwork leaning heavily on a hoe to balance the baby wrapped tightly to her back.

A Special Birthday Wish for Helen Keller

Kathy Spahn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Kathy Spahn

Achieving the elimination of blinding trachoma in 2015 in Mali and Niger will reinforce the promise of global elimination for 2020 and can save the sight of thousands of children and adults. It can also serve as one of the greatest tributes to Helen Keller's legacy the world has ever seen.

Why Every Mom Should Cry on World Malaria Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

No mom will walk away from this film with a dry eye, neither should anyone else. So, this World Malaria Day, see the film. Cry. Then take action ... because you can.

For Jimmy Carter, Faith Leads The Way

Elizabeth Raum | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth Raum

In his inaugural speech, Carter included the words from Micah: "He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God."

How to Solve Really Big Problems

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

If Jimmy Carter can wipe an entire disease off the planet, don't you think you can start solving your problems?

Watch: Jimmy Carter, Worm Slayer

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

To fight disease is one thing; to fight and win is another. And the Carter Center proves that you don't have to be a former U.S. President to make it happen. Just being a fighter is enough.

Jimmy Carter On Giving: "I Got A Lot More Out Of It Than I Put Into It"

NEED Magazine | Matthew Pritchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This article originally ran in NEED Magazine. FORMER US PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA IN 1997. PHOTO | ROBERT GROSSMAN/THE CARTER CENT...