Art & Creativity

Artists Turned Empty Dutch Prisons Into Colorful Homes for Refugees

Plunging crime rates in the country have left prisons empty, and many are closing down. But the government is now using some of these empty prisons to house refugees, a population that’s growing as more migrants arrive in the country seeking asylum.
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Meet the Organization Helping Refugees Heal Through Storytelling

The group centers on the power of creativity and storytelling to help participants enhance and transform their psychological wellbeing and build resilience, leadership skills, and community engagement.
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Finally, Black Women Are Getting Credit and Recognition For Starting The Nail Art Trend

Nail art is a niche fashion trend that has become increasingly popular and more mainstream in recent years. However, the Black women responsible have historically seen little to no credit.
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Advertising Legend Julia Plowman Weighs In On World-Changing Campaigns We Should Notice

Under the wing of The Nike Foundation, Julia Plowman built a brand for this complex approach of supporting girls to combat intergenerational poverty — with the goal of fueling momentum and sparking action. They called it The Girl Effect.
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You Can Play Video Games and Heal Children

An initiative called Extra Life is uniting thousands of gamers to play games and heal children through their unique fundraising effort benefitting Children's Miracle Network hospitals across North America.
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Popular Twitter Account "WeRateDogs" Raises Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars For Pets

“Within the first year it was pretty clear that the account had some serious influence, and we were trying to figure out a way to give back to the amazing community.”
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