Art & Creativity

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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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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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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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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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The Behind-the-Scenes Story of @World_Record_Egg

When @world_record_egg dethroned Kylie Jenner as the account holder with the most-liked Instagram post, fans anxiously awaited to find out who was behind the account. Over the course of one suspenseful month, the account posted photos of the egg slowly cracking, and everyone what would happen next.
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This Woman Staked Encouraging Signs in Yards Around Her Community — And Started a Global Movement

One weekend in 2017, Amy Wolff and her family anonymously staked uplifting "Don't Give Up" signs in yards in their small town. They had just learned of suicide rates in their town and wanted to find a way to encourage community members. Quickly, the signs started making a buzz.
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