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  • Article: H.E.R. Wants Kids Everywhere to Thrive in School and Beyond

    H.E.R. Wants Kids Everywhere to Thrive in School and Beyond

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 23, 2019

    “We are limitless. We are inevitable. We refuse to be put in any kind of box.” Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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