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The Global Poverty Project

A Shared Experience -- Could You Live On $1.50 a Day?

Justine Lucas | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Justine Lucas

Imagine having to choose between a .30 cent vaccine and a bowl of rice. What would you do: eat, or save your child? That may sound extreme, but it's a reality.

7 Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing The World To Take Selfies

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact

The old narcissistic, entitled millennial stereotype has grown tired. From tech to business to medicine, these young people have proven they're changi...

Contraception and Gamified Advocacy

Jill Sheffield | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Jill Sheffield

With gamified activism, the user journey begins with incentives, but ends by creating and demonstrating demand for social change -- in this case, for increased information and access to family planning.

Extreme Poverty: A Matter of Justice

Justine Lucas | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
Justine Lucas

At 29, I stand on that precipice of the big 3-0, taking stock of my life thus far, dreaming and scheming and doing a fair bit of self-analysis. But when I step back from this fortuitous deconstruction, I am left simply with one fact -- I am fortunate.

TWITTER SLIDESHOW: Minka Kelly, Nick Lachey, Others, Live On $1.50 A Day For Poverty Awareness

Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact

A new campaign is challenging people to eat just $1.50 worth of food for five days -- as 1.4 billion people currently do every day. Live Below the ...

YouTube Launches 'Next Cause' To Help Nonprofits Change World Through Video

Posted 02.19.2012 | Impact

YouTube is making it easier for nonprofits to inspire and inform the online community of do-gooders. The video sharing site has launched YouTube Ne...