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  • 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
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    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
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    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

  • Article: This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach
    Food & Hunger

    This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 2, 2018|Cisco

    “A hungry child can’t learn.” Read more

  • Article: Kacey Musgraves Wants You to Look for the Beauty in the World
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    Kacey Musgraves Wants You to Look for the Beauty in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 30, 2018

    The country-pop icon has become a beacon of tolerance. Read more

  • Article: This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses
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    This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Nov. 26, 2018

    Hasti Ahmadi went on a service trip to Puerto Rico — and stayed longer to have a greater impact. Read more