Newsday Tuesday – A Shoebox and an aquarium pump
Every teacher dreams their students will catch the vision of their own potential, and for a group of undergraduates at Rice University in Houston, Texas, that’s exactly what is happening—and it’s changing lives on the other side of the world.
A World of Equality and Dignity for All
Today marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the infamous concentration camp that destroyed so many millions of Jewish and other minority groups’ lives during World War II. It is a day that has become known as International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of The Holocaust or Holocaust Day.
5 Days of Facts
People often read the news and feel hopeless – but there are so many reasons to feel hopeful. Yes, the world faces big challenges. But no, they’re not unsolvable. When we mobilize, tangible, positive change can happen – and it 's happening.
They Are Our Children. Learn the Signs.
There is no easy way to talk about this. Child trafficking is something we sometimes think of as happening elsewhere. The chilling reality is this horrible crime is a problem in the United States, too. Most of us believe there is nothing we can do, but there are details we can notice, and actions we can take.
Mexican Business Leader and Mother Speaks Up for Girls
Angélica Fuentes is one of Mexico’s most powerful business leaders and one of Latin America’s most influential women. She is also mother to a daughter and knows how essential it is to raise girls with strength and a deep knowledge of their potential.
Newsday Tuesday – Lowering Child Mortality in Ethiopia
In a small village in eastern Ethiopia, Foos Muhumed Gudaal works in a simple clinic, just two rooms (one of which is where she lives). Without electricity or lights, it is not a high-tech facility, but this rural clinic is exactly the kind of health care center that is making a significant difference for thousands of people.
Can We Pause Combat to Deliver Vaccines? It’s Worked Before!
In response to a number of polio cases in the Horn of Africa and in the Middle East, International Medical Corps is requesting a cease-fire so health workers can urgently reach and immunize children against polio and such infectious diseases.
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