War & Conflict

5 Ways to Make a Difference for Refugees

According to the UNHCR, at the end of 2020, there were nearly 26.4 million refugees around the world forced to flee their homes because of war, violence, conflict or persecution. Almost half of them are under the age of 18, some are members of the LBGTQ+ community—and each has a unique story.
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The Rainbow Railroad Is Helping LGBTQ+ People Flee Persecution

In countries where same-sex intimacy is illegal, the LGTBQ+ community faces violence and discrimination from their families, communities, and governments. Rainbow Railroad is helping LGBTQ+ people escape.
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In Israeli War on Coronavirus, Arab Doctors Are Rushing to the Front

Though Arab doctors, nurses, and pharmacists have become a more familiar presence at Israeli hospitals and state-supported HMO clinics, the pandemic has shown Arab Israeli citizens in a new light: as essential foot soldiers and field commanders in the country’s struggle against COVID-19.
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13 Good News Stories to Leave You Feeling Good This Week

Good news stories from around the world — from ending student lunch debt in Seattle, to a neo-Nazi removing his swastika tattoos. There's so much good to celebrate.
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