01/12/2015
Alexandra Fuller and her group from Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts talk about how they form relationships with Boston inner city kids through martial arts, connect them with mentors,... read more
01/12/2015
Cristina Ruiz and Melissa Ganley from One Brick Boston explain how they've made an impact on the Boston community by managing volunteers for dozens of non-profits. 
01/12/2015
Sasha Chanoff, Co-Founder of RefugePoint, talks to us about how his organization assists refugees in the most desperate, dangerous situations and helps them rebuild their lives.
01/12/2015
The team of Teen Empowerment talked to us about their impact throughout the Boston area by creating relationships between youth, police, and community.
01/12/2015
Jeremy Jedd Hammel of Volta Visual, Filmshift Film Festival and City Awake volunteer, talks to us about his involvement with social entrepreneurs in the Boston and Los Angeles areas.
01/12/2015
New York has finance. San Francisco has startups. Los Angeles has Hollywood. Boston is social impact.  Boston is home to the world’s leading foundations, nonprofits, and social enterprises... read more
Willow for Igniting Change bracelet made from land mines and bullets
12/31/2014
"Willow for Igniting Change," read the package that contained my Christmas gift from my friend in Australia. Inside was an infinity knot made from metal and fashioned into a bracelet with elastic... read more
sepia-toned Wonder Woman with logo
12/24/2014
by Christopher Zumski Finke, YES! Magazine All these things are true about Wonder Woman: She is a national treasure that the Smithsonian Institution named among its 101 Objects that... read more
Giving Tuesday logo on red background
11/30/2014
Black Friday Super Sale (and small business) Saturday Cyber Monday They are all just prelude to the important one, December 2, Giving Tuesday. Tuesday, take a step back from the... read more

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Capri Island, Italy
10/22/2013
Capri Island, Italy. I breathe in the beauty. Five friends and I get off the rightfully labeled, “rickety and reliable,” Trans-Vesuvius Railway in Sorrento, and hop a ferry to this coffee-table-... read more
Natalie Warne
10/15/2013
At 18, Natalie Warne’s work with the Invisible Children movement made her a hero for young activists. She uses her inspiring story to remind us that no one is too young to change the world.... read more
Xav Dubois and Ron Finley
10/09/2013
Ron Finley, guerrilla gardener, wants to empower the next generation of our communities, inspiring them to grow their way to a better and healthier life. Living in South Central Los Angeles,... read more
Andrew Solomon
10/08/2013
What is it like to raise a child who's different from you in some fundamental way (like a prodigy, or a differently abled kid, or a criminal)? In this quietly moving talk, writer Andrew Solomon... read more
Line Drawing of person with bags
10/01/2013
The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves. To create a system that works, we can't just use our purchasing power. We must turn it into citizen power. Since I released "The... read more
09/24/2013
To transform economically and socially depressed areas into healthy, vibrant communities, we have to focus on their strengths and trust residents to solve their own problems. This article... read more
Colorado
09/17/2013
Dusk. The landscape darts toward the horizon for miles. Mountains stand tall in the distance and separate the barren sandstone from the majestic heavens. Five men on horseback ride with a purpose.... read more
Ed Begley Welcome
09/14/2013
Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. and his wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley wanted to remodel their new home under LEED Platinum Certified standards, but the builder had some bad news for them... read more
Swimming Pool and Ladder
09/10/2013
Summer was approaching and the possibilities were endless. Well... not really, because I was 12 and didn’t have a driver’s license or a friend living within walking or biking distance of my house... read more

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