A high school senior came up with the idea of the book club as a way to mentor younger girls using literature. Now, some of the girls who were in the club its first year are returning four years later as mentors.
Alan Erickson keeps supplies in his truck so he can remove graffiti as soon as he sees it when he’s out. He encourages others to join the fight, saying a relatively small time commitment would make a big difference.
As many as 300,000 giant tortoises once roamed the Galápagos Islands, but that number went down by about 90 percent. Here's a rundown of innovative conservation strategies that are enabling the restoration of tortoise populations.
Aliya Harir was brought up in Pakistan to think of India as the enemy. So when she met Indians while studying in the US, she was surprised to gain a new perspective. She now works on peacebuilding initiatives.
Dennis Vassallo launched a Facebook page to share stories of kindness and urge people to do good deeds. Some say the page, which has attracted 44,000-plus followers, has inspired them to spend more time helping others.
'Nois' is the first video news show in Italy to be developed by migrants. It's one of a growing number of migrant-led media projects across Europe that offer refugees' perspectives and explore the challenges they face.