Children are paying the price of adult wars and unrest. Here’s how we can help them.

Children pay the price of adult conflicts around the world—and the cost is way too high.   A new report from UNICEF—the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund—paints a tragic picture of our world, where war, conflict, and poverty define daily life for millions of children. The numbers for 2018 alone are staggering—30 million children […]

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Our national parks are mired in human feces and garbageis this what ‘great’ looks like?

The government shutdown is having some disturbing—and disgusting—consequences for our beloved public lands. For decades, the U.S. national parks have been a strong point of pride for our nation. Tourists come from all over the world to witness the diverse majesty and beauty preserved and maintained in 59 American national parks. More than 330 million […]

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Human trafficking is a global crisis. Dignity Health is innovating how it’s fought.

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Human trafficking is one of the most devastating human rights crises the world faces today. All pictures courtesy of Dignity Health. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 40 million people are victims of human trafficking around the world. And more than three quarters of these victims are women and children who are forced […]

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Her son died unexpectedly. Today, she’s helping to spare other families the same tragedy.

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There is no one that Christy Silva loved more than her son Aidan. Photo via Christy Silva. “I thought Aidan was one in a million,” she says.  “He was very, very compassionate, considerate, just full of love.” The six-year-old, Silva recalls, gave the best hugs in the world. Being his mom is how she’ll identify […]

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