People Doing Good

This Man In Montreal Started A Movement to Remove Hateful Graffiti For Free

Corey Fleischer was working at a graffiti removal company when he happened to notice a swastika spray painted on a cinder block. Initially he drove away, but he later returned and removed it in a matter of seconds. Now he locates and removes hateful graffiti throughout Montreal free of charge.
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Craftivism Offers An Alternative to Traditional Protests as a Powerful Means of Expression

Craftivism is for everyone who wants to make a difference: skilled artists, weary activists, introverts, people with anxiety, all who desire a better world but perhaps don’t know where to start or where and how to best prioritize their energy and time.
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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Sofas: The Tool for Peace?

The group is not uncommon in its mission to inspire people with opposing views to sit down together. But they did it in a unique way: First, they found two people who disagreed on hot-button topics such as refugees, abortion, feminism, and homelessness. Then...
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Asking the Hard Questions Doesn’t Have To Be Scary — And It Could Save A Life

Over the last six years, Crisis Text Line has collected and analyzed the anonymized data which allows them to identify how to best help people in crisis. Here's what they've found...
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Hair Stylists Are Using Hair Clippings to Clean Up Oil Spills

In 1989, Phil McCrory, a hair stylist in Huntsville, Alabama, was watching CNN coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska while washing a client’s hair in his salon. He knew how easily oil attaches to hair and wondered, what if human hair could be used to clean up oil spills?
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