The Indian government is proposing reforms to modernize the country’s agricultural industry. Indian farmers continue to protest these changes. Watch the video and skim the article that follows to learn more.
Prison inmates decided to pool their earnings together to support a high school student facing some difficult times.
Read about what these students have achieved through their continued activism.
Malala Yousafzai almost lost her life for her advocacy of girls’ education. Watch this short video to learn how she grew up to became a social activist and what she has accomplished.
Sesame Street is teaching children to stand up against racism in some of their newest episodes.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impacted millions of people who have benefitted from her work for equality. Read about her life and monumental successes.
Hear from essential frontline workers as they discuss the risks and challenges they face in order to keep everyone fed and healthy.
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Meet Claudette Colvin, the teenager who inspired Rosa Parks.
Watch a video on, and read about, the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.
Learn about the brilliant solution Reporters Without Borders found for evading government censorship.
In challenging times, some people step up to help others, even people they don’t know. Read about some of the lighthearted kindnesses being shared.
Shubham Banerjee, a 12-year-old student from California, used his Legos to invent an inexpensive Braille printer. He is now making the plans available for free so others can build their own printers.
Ralph Lazo, a Mexican American, recognized the injustice of Japanese internment during World War II. He voluntarily stood in solidarity with his Japanese friends in their internment camp, leaving a legacy of bravery.
Social media is a great way to keep up with your family and friends. But a new study shows that it is also a way for you to learn about social causes. Read this article to find out more.
What is peace in action? Watch a profile of a young peacemaker as he carries out the work of his “Gotta Have Sole” mission. To gain a fresh perspective of what it can mean to be a peacemaker, see who benefits from this youth’s actions and how.
Whether it’s disaster relief, anti-bullying, or animal adoption, find a cause that matters to you. What will you do to effect positive change?
What if you could have fun learning and help the planet by planting trees at the same time? Plant the Peace created a game to let you do just that. Read about the game and plant a tree or two here.
Greta Thunberg has inspired young people worldwide to take action for a better future. Watch the video to learn more about how she is impacting the world in her fight against climate change.
Young people have the ability to change the world in large and small ways. Read the article to learn how you can change the world too.