People Doing Good

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Where to Find Diverse Stock Photos and Why Representation Matters

Representation matters in stock photography. Here's where you can find diverse free and paid stock photography that genuinely represents communities without perpetuating harmful stereotypes.
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Meet the Mental Health Influencer Finding Happiness, Not Perfection

How Poppy Jamie had a breakdown on set and went on to help people who are struggling with anxiety to focus on happiness over perfection.
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Meet the High School Senior Who Created an Organization to Get Young People Politically Engaged

Shreya Joshi, a high school sophomore, noticed political polarization at her high school. She founded Project TEAL — which stands for Tolerance, Engagement, Action, and Learning.
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Firuzeh Maumoudi: Uniting Iran for Change

Mahmoudi’s success with organizing for Iran and her heart for her home country led her to transition away from environmental activism to create United for Iran, an independent nonprofit focused civil liberties in Iran.
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Nobel Peace Prize: How Dmitry Muratov Built Russia's 'Bravest' Newspaper

Who is Dmitry Muratov? Get to know the winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
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K-pop Fans in Peru Are Becoming Activists, Doing Good in Their Communities

K-pop fans are active around the world. During last year's Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd in the United States, the donation of one million dollars from the K-pop band BTS made global headlines.
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Water Protectors in Standing Rock Are Fighting For a Safer America

At the Standing Rock Reservation between North and South Dakota, a community of Indigenous activists is working to protect water and water systems across the U.S. They are known as Water Protectors: a group of cultural organizers who believe in the sacred nature of water and land. 
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Meet the World-Changing Fellows of the 2021 MacArthur Program

By investing in solution-makers, the MacArthur Foundation remains committed to doing real, actionable good. As part of their program, the foundation has an annual fellowship where some of the brightest minds are given a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000 over the course of five years.
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"I Choose to Remember the Good" — An Interview with a 9/11 First Responder & Advocate

John Feal, a prominent September 11th survivor advocate shares about his efforts to ensure healthcare and support for victims and first responders after the attacks
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