Kenan Pala's idea for Kids4Community came out of his family's experience. He said he learned to volunteer “as soon as I learned to walk.”…
By Harry Zahn
In a world where convenience is king, app developers and charitable organizations have been teaming up to make donating as easy as possible.
By Amber Partida
A growing body of research indicates that artificial intelligence systems used for job recruitment reinforce racial and gender inequality. Now, innovators are developing software that promises more accountability, and combats — rather than perpetuates — employment discrimination.
By Zoe Rohrich
A toxic brew lingers in the skies over India, created by everything from agricultural burning to industrial pollution. Cars are also a major contributor, with roughly 1400 vehicles added to the roads daily. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examined…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
“The predominant response that I've had has been--they've waited their whole lives for this,” said NiK Kacy, who launched a footwear company that makes smaller-sized masculine dress shoes.
Cities, residents and businesses across the U.S. and the world are seeking ways to end the expensive cycle of rebuilding after natural disasters.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The concept of orphanages has long been considered outdated in developed countries. In the developing world, however, these institutions still house hundreds of thousands of children. But the surprising reality is that the parents of most of these children are…
Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, uses ingredients native to the Americas to draw attention to the long-forgotten Native culinary tradition. His research and cooking are also a way to push back against processed foods that…
By Deema Zein, Mahlia Posey
Schools and nonprofits are trying to address what they see as a growing problem, as more children need eyeglasses but can’t afford them or haven't been tested.
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