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Corals, Butterflies, & 15-Minute Cities - Good News This Week: January 28th 2023

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Hank Green is Giving You College Credit for Watching YouTube

Crash Course, Arizona State University, and Google partnered to create Study Hall, a platform that offers real, transferrable college credits for watching free educational YouTube videos.
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MLK Quote Graphic: Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. — Martin Luther King Jr.

181 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes — Beyond the Clichés

There’s no denying that the image of Dr. King has been distorted over time to make his bold, radical message more “palatable.” But by reading his actual words, we can reconnect with his true message.
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52 Nontraditional Items To Check Out At Your Local Library

Whether you’re stopping into your local library to check out a book, join a zine-making class, or even to grab a free pass to a nearby art museum, we can almost guarantee there’s an offering at your library that you haven’t even discovered yet. 
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“Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.” — Maya Angelou

114 Best Maya Angelou Quotes About Life, Love, & Change

Maya Angelou’s legacy lives on today through her powerful writing and tireless activism. She will always be remembered as a pioneer in the fight for civil rights and equality, and her work continues to inspire and empower activists around the world.
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The Immigrant Women Workers  Disrupting the Cleaning Industry

How New York City’s Liberty Cleaners co-created an innovative training program that’s providing the skills to bring about their vision of the gig economy.
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Education Helpers 2022

Helpers 2022: Famous Teachers Making a Difference

Every year, The Helpers Edition of the Goodnewspaper highlights inspiring helpers in a number of categories. In this post we’re celebrating helpers in the Education category.
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Teen Activists: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Mari Copeny, and Malala Yousafzai

20 Teen Activists Who Inspire Us To Do More Good

Teen and young adult activists have been the backbone of many current social movements we see taking hold today, we’re highlighting a few (of the many) who have and are currently leading the charge on social change around the world.
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New Release Books on a Bookshelf: Intersectional Environmentalist by Leah Thomas, How To Host a Viking Funeral by Kyle Scheele, Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez, How To Be Perfect by Michael Schur

The Good Good Good Guide To the Best Books of 2022

Every month we’ll update this list with new-release book recommendations for people who care about doing good in the world.
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What Can a Library Card Get You? Try a Popcorn Maker or Ukulele

The “library of things" is a movement in the United States that is reshaping public libraries and how they serve patrons in the digital age.
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