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World of Children Awards

Which Way Would You Run?

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

We make choices every day, choices that millions do not have. We can get up in the morning and hurry off to work without so much as a sideways glance at the people around us.

Real Life Heroes Transforming the Lives of Children Across the Globe: Meet the 2013 World of Children® Award Honorees

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

These brave and innovative change-makers, who will all be honored with an award that's been hailed by the media as the "Nobel Prize for Child Advocates," prove that you don't need a cape to dramatically transform the lives of others for the better.

Losing Touch - Literally and Figuratively

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 12.28.2013 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Today I meet children in this country who rarely, if ever, spend time talking with their parents or other adults, spend almost no time doing activities together... the personal touch is lost... children are, for all intents and purposes abandoned to texting and tweeting.

Humanitarian Efforts in Haiti That Are Working

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

even though everything she had worked for was destroyed by the 2010 earthquake and most of her staff was injured, traumatized and lost loved ones in the quake, Susie did not give up... in fact she has not only persevered, she has come back even stronger.

Let's Not Be Bullied Into Ignoring a Bullying Problem - We Can All Help

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

No matter how many deaths, no matter how many lives destroyed, no matter all the tears...the problem lingers and may even be growing in the United States, and the problem begins at home.

No Compromise in Government Shutdown Means No Food for Our Most Vulnerable Children

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

It is hard enough to fathom any child going hungry. But, there is NO excuse for that to be the case in the United States of America, especially while all the people in Congress and their legions of sycophants get paid in full.

In Nepal, Meeting More Heroes With the World of Children

Stephanie March | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact
Stephanie March

As I write this, I am winding my way over a jagged misty mountain road through Nepal. I have traveled here with the World of Children Award to visit two of our past honorees and see, up close and in person, the remarkable work they do.

Meet the 2011 World of Children Award Honorees: Cause for Optimism at Home and Abroad

Stephanie March | Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact
Stephanie March

Seven changemakers have been honored at the 2011 World of Children Award. Their life-changing work is a reminder of the potential of one individual to change the trajectory of the lives of others.

'¿Por qué me Quieres?' Reflections on the 2010 World of Children Awards

Stephanie March | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie March

In my line of work I go to a lot of interesting events. But the most moving, inspiring and heartfelt event I've attended in recent memory was the 2010 World of Children Awards.

Meet the 2010 World of Children Awards Winners: Extraordinary Individuals Improving the Lives of Many

Stephanie March | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie March

The World of Children Awards has just announced its 2010 World of Children Award recipients -- six remarkable individuals whose extraordinary work on behalf of the world's most vulnerable children.