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Not Your Average 18th Birthday Party. But She’s Not Your Average 18-Year-Old.

Not Your Average 18th Birthday Party. But She’s Not Your Average 18-Year-Old.
     

Not many teenagers celebrate their 18th birthday by opening a school for refugee girls, but then Malala Yousafzai isn’t a typical 18-year-old. Malala—a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize … Read entire article »

 

The Hidden Cause of Poverty The World Needs to Address Now

The Hidden Cause of Poverty The World Needs to Address Now
     

Compassion and aid projects have made a dent in global poverty since the 1980s, but there’s a hidden cause that is keeping billions of people around the world living in poverty today. In … Read entire article »

 

Miley Cyrus Launches Happy Hippy Foundation to Support Vulnerable Youth

Miley Cyrus Launches Happy Hippy Foundation to Support Vulnerable Youth
     

Miley Cyrus is using her platform to influence cultural and social change. Today, the singer announced the official launch of the Happy Hippie Foundation., dedicated to fight the injustices faced by homeless … Read entire article »

 

World Malaria Day: It Starts With You

World Malaria Day: It Starts With You
     

In 2013, 584,000 people died from Malaria. Today, half the world’s population (3.2 billion people) is at risk of contracting malaria. The good news? Since 2000, the global malaria mortality rate has been … Read entire article »

 

Stars Step Up To Educate and Inspire Global Citizens at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

Stars Step Up To Educate and Inspire Global Citizens at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day
     

High-profile musical artists will join global policymakers, finance ministers, environment and development NGOs, and industry executives on the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. this Saturday, April 18 for Global … Read entire article »

 

SELMA Producers Partner with UNCF, John Legend and Common to Support Minority Education

SELMA Producers Partner with UNCF, John Legend and Common to Support Minority Education
     

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the Ad Council have joined with Paramount Pictures to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring footage from the recently released film, SELMA … Read entire article »

 

Malala’s Plea to Stand Together Against Terrorism

Malala’s Plea to Stand Together Against Terrorism
     

A brutal attack on a school in Pakistan has left more than 140 children and teachers dead. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this act of violence. Malala Yousafzai … Read entire article »

 

Urban Affairs Coalition Celebrates 45 Years Driving Change in Philadelphia and Nationwide

Urban Affairs Coalition Celebrates 45 Years Driving Change in Philadelphia and Nationwide
     

This Friday, 1000 community leaders and decision-makers in Philadelphia’s business, government, and grassroots communities, including Pennsylvania Governor-Elect, Tom Wolf, will join the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) at the UAC’s sold-out 45th Anniversary … Read entire article »

 

Your Role in Impacting Your Community #UAC45, Tonight at 8pm EST

     

Join Philadelphia’s Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) tonight for a live Twitter chat to discuss our civic responsibility to help each other, and how the UAC is driving change in Philadelphia and beyond from the ground up. Time: 8-9pm EST Hashtag: UAC45 The theme of tonight’s chat is “Don’t Kick the Can” and is moderated by UAC’s CEO, Sharmain Matlock-Turner. During the discussion, Sharmain will talk about the work UAC undertakes to drive change from the ground up and how citizens have a civic responsibility to help each other. She will … Read entire article »

 

Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
     

Since 1950, children, families, and organizations have used Halloween as an opportunity to raise funds for children who need much more than candy. This year’s spokesperson, Zendaya, has been asking kids in … Read entire article »