Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with the … Read entire article »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Each year on Martin Luther King Day, Americans come together to answer Dr. King’s question … Read entire article »
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 »
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 »