3 Organizations Supporting Youth at the US-Mexico Border

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The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently reported that 68.5-million persons worldwide have fled their home nations in search of asylum or stability. Violence in Syria, Afghanistan, and South Sudan has contributed staggering numbers to this issue, however, the situation truly is a global crisis. In June 2018, news media broke […]

African Education Program: Empowering Youth

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We are excited to feature the African Education Program as our Nonprofit of the Month for July. The African Education Program is making an incredible impact on youth in Zambia. But you don’t need to hear it from us, read more about their work in our interview with their passionate, dedicated staff below. How did the […]

A Lack of a Proper Education

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Why is it Still Happening? It’s fair to say that education is a basic human right, period, no matter what kind of background one comes from. Education is a key tool for a huge range of global developments, and one that many of us would assume is getting easier to access for more and more […]

Banu: The Brilliance of Baale

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Growing up as a girl can be confusing, stressful, and downright scary at times, and that’s pervasive across the globe. In India, starting from a young age, many girls become accustomed to a life of discrimination in education, social aspects, health care, and so on. Baale Mane is an independent trust which gives young girls […]

Empowering Young Women in India – The Baale Mane Mission

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Last October we introduced all of you to The Baale Mane, a nonprofit organization based in India that supports and empowers young women to build a brighter future for themselves through education and personal development. We are still inspired by their mission almost a year later, and hence, their recent fundraising initiative has been selected […]

6 Ways to Celebrate International Youth Day

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August is a month of generally pleasant things: sunshine, camping trips, BBQs. As stress starts to build in anticipation of the new school year, and even the end of the year, August is also a great time to slow down and take a second to acknowledge and appreciate the young lives around us. In fact, […]

International Youth Day 2015

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August 12th, 2015 marks this year’s International Youth Day, a day the United Nations has dedicated to “rais[ing] awareness about the importance of youth civic engagement and its benefits to the individual and to society.” It is also a day to raise awareness about populations of youth that lack the support, opportunities, and resources they need […]

Day 24: Hope for Haiyan

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In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, nations all over the world turned their focus to the immense destruction in the Philippines and more importantly to the victims and survivors of the storm. Millions of people helped support relief and recovery efforts in the days, weeks, and months following what has been called the worst storm […]

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