Source: Tween Tribune
Empowered to tackle a micro problem on a macro scale, this 12-year-old takes on the Earth’s oceans and the plastic within it.
Photo IDs are a necessity for many vital services. Unfortunately, the system for obtaining an ID can be difficult for those experiencing homelessness. Read the article to learn how a group of entrepreneurs are using technology to help.
Source: The Kid Should See This
Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao created a lead-in-water detection tool in response to the Flint water crisis. Watch the videos to learn more about her invention.
Learn more about the horrific New York fire that led to stronger regulations protecting worker safety.
Follow the route the Freedom Riders took in this interactive map.
Source: The Guardian
For Misty Copeland and MindLeaps, dancing provides more than physical benefits. Dancing can cause changes in a child’s mindset that can change their lives for the better.
“A man, two donkeys, and precious cargo.” This is how many would describe Luis Soriano and his traveling donkey library.
Source: Great Big Story
Ken Nedimyer farms coral that is then replanted into reefs in an attempt to save dying aquatic ecosystems.
Source: National Geographic
Watch the video to learn how Emi Koch cleans the ocean and empowers children through her love of surfing.
Source: CBS News
Read this article to learn about a number of charitable organizations that are building “tiny homes” to help homeless people. Not only are the homes providing shelter, they are also helping to build a sense of community.
Source: The Atlantic
Look at photos of student walkouts across the country as they protest gun violence.
Source: Smithsonian Magazine
The events of 1968 had long-lasting cultural and social effects. Scroll through the color-coded timeline, paying special attention to student movements (shown in red).
Source: American Rhetoric
Part of being guided by a cause is convincing others to believe in it, too. Explore the speeches of President Barack Obama to learn about how you can put rhetoric to work for the causes that matter to you.
Source: Dhirubhai Ambani International School
Sixteen year-old Bansini Doshi, spends her time between studies donating books cloths, and other basic items to the underprivileged section of the society through her NGO (non-profit organization), called Dia Foundation. She proves that with determination and great empathy for humanity age doesn’t matter when it comes to helping another human being.
The country of Myanmar has been ruled by military dictators for decades, but one woman has refused to be silenced. Learn about the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her long struggle for democracy in Myanmar.
Source: What's Your Grief
Do you have any pets in your family? Excluding chewing of furniture…do you ever get a sense of the benefits a pet like a dog can bring to your family’s health and well being? Bonding with pets can promote emotional, physical and social benefits.
Source: MIT Sloan
In Puerto Rico, a foundation that was originally set up to generate tourism and business has changed its mission to focus on aid relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The aim is to rebuild homes, communities, and livelihoods for Puerto Ricans.
Source: USA Today
When Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, a scrappy group of ordinary Louisianans rushed to help.
Source: The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund
Princess Diana was known to many around the world for her generous gift of time to the everyday person. Read a short summary of her charitable work here.
Combining video games with a charitable cause is something that Jude Ower is very proud of. Developing Playmob was an opportunity for Jude to utilize her technology expertise to help those in need across the world, from children to pandas!