Strip of film coiled on white backdrop.
08/31/2016
by Sophie H. Janicke | Greater Good Science Center Deadpool was the highest-grossing film in the United States [in the first part of] this year [currently number one is... read more
flames and embers in charcoal fire
08/24/2016
Charcoal Alternative When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs, and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe, and cheap. However, those four adjectives... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more
Three Cape Buffalo in brown grass
08/10/2016
I thought bringing my mother to Kenya would help us grow our relationship and friendship, and improve our mother-daughter bonding. I was right, but it was in a way I didn’t really plan… because... read more
back of woman wearing orange shirt says VOLUNTEER
08/03/2016
“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist... read more
a young boy cuddles his baby brother in a white chair
07/27/2016
by Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | Greater Good Science Center What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the... read more
man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more

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flames and embers in charcoal fire
08/24/2016
Charcoal Alternative When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs, and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe, and cheap. However, those four adjectives... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more
Three Cape Buffalo in brown grass
08/10/2016
I thought bringing my mother to Kenya would help us grow our relationship and friendship, and improve our mother-daughter bonding. I was right, but it was in a way I didn’t really plan… because... read more
back of woman wearing orange shirt says VOLUNTEER
08/03/2016
“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist... read more
a young boy cuddles his baby brother in a white chair
07/27/2016
by Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | Greater Good Science Center What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the... read more
man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more
close up of smart phone screen with social media app icons
06/22/2016
I am a social media aficionado. The internet allows me to access information immediately. As I am eternally curious, it is a dream come true. Answers to questions are always at a fingertip. And... read more

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01/12/2015
Amy Clark and Fernande Raine from Asoka explain how their global organization of over 3,000 social entrepreneurs and innovators around the world work together to find solutions to today's... read more
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
11/10/2014
Volunteers drive 16 hours to reach an orphanage in Zaduo, Tibet, where the children are living without electric lighting. 
11/10/2014
Eleven energy commerce college students from Texas Tech University travel deep into Costa Rica to bring solar power to a remote village. 

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