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 »
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
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 »
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 »
The world will celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11. To kickstart the conversation about the importance of empowering adolescent girls, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign launched #GIRLHERO, … Read entire article »
Over a month ago, terrorists from the militant group Boko Horam kidnapped more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school. In the last weeks, people around the world, including the U.S. and … Read entire article »
It’s an essential part of the American dream: “Life, love and the pursuit of happiness.” But even across the globe, no matter our circumstances, humans everywhere have one thing in common: we … Read entire article »
What better way to celebrate International Happiness Day than with a little does of “Happy” spread by Pharrell Williams?
International Happiness Day was established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly. The … Read entire article »
Saturday, March 22 is World Water Day. The battle to bring clean water to every person in community in every corner of the world is not confined to one day a year; … Read entire article »
On March 8, 1910, the world celebrated the first International Women’s Day. Every year since, March 8 has been set aside as a day to celebrate the social, political and economic achievements … Read entire article »
According to the U.S. Department of State, every year between 600,000 and 800,000 men, women and children are trafficked across international borders.
Eight. Hundred. Thousand.
Slavery was abolished in America during the Civil War … Read entire article »