#Profiles

  • Feature: These Global Citizens Told Us the Issues They're Most Passionate About

    These Global Citizens Told Us the Issues They're Most Passionate About

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 30, 2018

    Women's rights, climate change, and education equality. Read more

  • Article: Dorothy Height's Model of Activism Is Still Urgently Needed Today

    Dorothy Height's Model of Activism Is Still Urgently Needed Today

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 18, 2018

    She dedicated her life to civil rights and voter awareness. Read more

  • Article: Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

    Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    "Young people around the world have come up with amazing new ideas to help protect the environment." Read more

  • Article: Swimmer Braves 60 Miles of Ocean to Stop Plastic Pollution

    Swimmer Braves 60 Miles of Ocean to Stop Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 17, 2018

    “We are destroying the planet we are called to look after.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights

    4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    “As long as women are bound by poverty, human rights will lack substance.” Read more

  • Article: These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    By Joe McCarthy|June 7, 2018

    Styrofoam can take up to 500 years to break down. Read more

  • Article: This Nepali Activist Is Trying to Make the World Gender Friendly

    This Nepali Activist Is Trying to Make the World Gender Friendly

    By Joe McCarthy|April 5, 2018

    “To many I am seen as an unmarried woman who works in a man’s world and can’t cook.” Read more

  • Article: 15 Grassroots Organizations That Are Saving the Planet

    15 Grassroots Organizations That Are Saving the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 28, 2017

    Ground-up groups take everything into account. Read more