#Profile

  • Article: This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks
    AdvocacyHealth

    This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2019

    Charlot Magayi is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award grand prize winner. Read more

  • Feature: Tun Lin Was Trapped for 11 Years on a Slave Ship. Now He’s Fighting to End Slavery.
    FeatureCitizenship

    Tun Lin Was Trapped for 11 Years on a Slave Ship. Now He’s Fighting to End Slavery.

    By Joe McCarthy|June 14, 2019

    “Once you find yourself on a fishing boat in the middle of the ocean, there’s no way off.” Read more

  • Article: The Young Conservative Trying to Get More Republicans to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    The Young Conservative Trying to Get More Republicans to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2019

    “For too long, conservatives have been anti-everything the Democrats have proposed.” Read more

  • Article: This Rescue Dog Is Shining a Light on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis
    Citizenship

    This Rescue Dog Is Shining a Light on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|April 25, 2019

    Compassion fatigue seems to have dulled the world’s attention on the Rohingya crisis. Read more

  • Feature: 12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet
    FeatureEnvironment

    12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 18, 2019

    From Kenya to Fiji, these activists are demanding change. Read more

  • Feature: This Artist Went Free-Diving to Paint Underwater Murals on Artificial Coral Reefs
    FeatureEnvironment

    This Artist Went Free-Diving to Paint Underwater Murals on Artificial Coral Reefs

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2019

    He spent 15 months painting the murals, two minutes at a time. Read more

  • Article: This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities
    Water & Sanitation

    This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    “We’re arming girls and young women to make decisions for themselves.” Read more

  • Article: How South Africa Inspired Me to Pursue Urban Planning
    Citizenship

    How South Africa Inspired Me to Pursue Urban Planning

    Dec. 2, 2018

    This Curtis Scholar took notes from South Africa on how to improve her own community. Read more