Teens gathered in circle looking down at camera
02/28/2018
Part of finding your purpose is connecting and contributing to something larger than yourself. Teens can seem self-centered sometimes, can’t they? Of course they can; they’re still supposed to... read more
Heart-shaped box of Valentine chocolate
02/13/2018
We know that Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in any number of ways. For your sweetheart or your own sweet tooth, you’re in good company if you chow down on chocolate. Americans will... read more
Four kids in a classroom raising their hands to answer a question.
01/29/2018
Research suggests a helpful, three-part framework for discussing issues of right and wrong. BY EMILY CAMPBELL | Greater Good Science Center “That’s not fair!” “She hit me on purpose... read more
WOman twirling hair in front of graffiti filled wall
01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Close up of Catherine Deneuve
01/16/2018
I thought pluralism and the diversity of ideas were good things.  But maybe I’m on the wrong planet.  I’ve certainly had some experiences recently that suggest I’m on the wrong planet... read more
Many people gathered in a circle making peace sign symbol with fingers surrounding a light like the sun
01/15/2018
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr has offered more quotable quotes to the zeitgeist than a boatload of news channel pundits, politicians, or presidents–perhaps because his public time in the spotlight... read more
Musher's view of sled dogs out on the line, ready to pull
01/09/2018
As I recount my incredible adventure across Canada from the far North, I realize that every hamlet we stopped in had so many interesting elements. Igloolik is no exception. Here are the top 5 most... read more
Close of of elder person's hands holding a child's hands on white table.
01/03/2018
Time Marches... Not long before he died, I sat in hospital with my grandfather, keeping him company as he waited, gowned and gaunt, for whatever the doctors might do. Before I left, he pointed me... read more
Bright yellow sign says OPEN in door of business
12/28/2017
There are numerous people who have a dream of starting a company. Starting a successful company from nothing, however, is never easy. There are many different areas that you have to work on before... read more

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WOman twirling hair in front of graffiti filled wall
01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Close up of Catherine Deneuve
01/16/2018
I thought pluralism and the diversity of ideas were good things.  But maybe I’m on the wrong planet.  I’ve certainly had some experiences recently that suggest I’m on the wrong planet... read more
Many people gathered in a circle making peace sign symbol with fingers surrounding a light like the sun
01/15/2018
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr has offered more quotable quotes to the zeitgeist than a boatload of news channel pundits, politicians, or presidents–perhaps because his public time in the spotlight... read more
Musher's view of sled dogs out on the line, ready to pull
01/09/2018
As I recount my incredible adventure across Canada from the far North, I realize that every hamlet we stopped in had so many interesting elements. Igloolik is no exception. Here are the top 5 most... read more
Close of of elder person's hands holding a child's hands on white table.
01/03/2018
Time Marches... Not long before he died, I sat in hospital with my grandfather, keeping him company as he waited, gowned and gaunt, for whatever the doctors might do. Before I left, he pointed me... read more
Bright yellow sign says OPEN in door of business
12/28/2017
There are numerous people who have a dream of starting a company. Starting a successful company from nothing, however, is never easy. There are many different areas that you have to work on before... read more
blue homemade charity contribution box with "DONATE" printed on side
12/24/2017
Debt-Free for the Holiday While you are reining in your end-of-year spending, one place you ideally won’t have to cut back is in your charitable giving and donations. The vast majority of non-... read more
Many hands surround stick figure drawing of friends holding hands
12/17/2017
In the new connection economy, community is an invaluable asset. When people identify with a particular set of motivating ideas, those inclinations can easily be targeted to encourage behavior with... read more
A father and son sing together while playing guitar
12/13/2017
Sound of Silence To make sense of human voices, we rely on senses beyond hearing. The songs of Taylor Swift can be sweet and soft. Lady Gaga’s singing feels dark. Johnny Cash’s voice was low and... read more

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02/13/2015
The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The film reveals the implications for consumer... read more
02/13/2015
We have to remain hydrated, but how we do it truly matters. The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day), employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of... read more
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

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