For migrants living in South Africa, violence from locals can be a regular experience. That's why Marc Gbaffou is encouraging dialogue and community engagement between the two groups.
After a Navy and civil service career, Charmaine Savage began publishing a top-notch magazine that highlights those making a difference in her hometown.
Katy Sherratt heads Back on My Feet, a nonprofit which challenges homeless individuals to run over a 30-day period to boost self esteem and create a support network. Once they fulfill the requirement, workforce training and house support assistance are provided.
Dozens of cardboard cut-outs of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit outside of the US Capitol Building as part of an Avaaz.org protest in Washington on April 10.
Nicole Lewis earned her college degree as a young mother. ‘I knew that other young parents could achieve the same success if they had the support and resources to get there,’ she says.
Irene Li and her siblings first rolled out the Mei Mei food truck and now also have a restaurant on the edges of Boston University. All along, Ms. Li has been looking for ways to improve an interconnected food system.
Shara Fisler founded Ocean Discovery Institute in San Diego to engage the area’s young people. Activities include looking at creatures in tide pools, learning about molecular biology, and even swimming with whale sharks.