People Doing Good

Stories of people making a difference in the world

#WorldAIDSDay: How Gay Neighborhoods Used the Traumas of HIV to Help American Cities Fight COVID

Throughout the pandemic, local neighborhoods — especially gay neighborhoods — have played a critical and well-documented role providing the health and social services necessary for American communities and businesses to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This App Helps You Raise Money For Charity By Opening New Tabs

Tab for a Cause has found a creative way to help hundreds of thousands of people make a positive difference for nonprofits by simply browsing the internet.
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7 Good News Stories About Small Businesses

Running a small business isn't easy. Our culture rewards big, winner-take-all businesses. But small businesses are valuable. By their nature, they have a focus deeper than just profit. These stories celebrate small businesses doing good — and the people who support them.
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In Response to Fierce Floods Ravaging India, Local Helpers Come to the Rescue

With homemade rafts and plastic-bottle life jackets, teams of young villagers save stranded locals when the Brahmaputra River bursts its banks.
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Indigenous Activists Are Fighting Against the Line 3 Pipeline — And They Need Your Help

Indigenous activists have fought time and time again for the sacred nature of both land and water: we’ve seen them fight against the implementation of The Dakota Access Pipeline, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and at the forefront of the anti-Line 3 movement.
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How I Became Radicalized as a Female, Asian-American Activist

Intersectional activist, creator, and model, Jeannie Jay Park, on her childhood, the model minority myth, activism, and her work with Sanitation Nation and Warriors in the Garden
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Six Book Recommendations About Climate Change From Emma Watson

Emma Watson — actor and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador, hid more than 40 books around Glasgow during COP26 for people to find.‍ The inspiring reads on climate issues are part of the #COPBookFairies campaign.
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'The Woods Next Door' — U.S. Community Forests Take Root

The country is seeing a growing trend in green spaces governed by local residents, bringing conservation, educational benefits, and income to urban and rural communities.
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This Hand Gesture From TikTok Just Saved a Teenager — And Shows How It Could Save More

A new hand gesture is helping save lives — and there are more creative ways people are showing up to help those in distress.
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These 5 Accounts are Using Social Media For Good

To celebrate how far we’ve come and how folks are using social media to help each other, we’re highlighting five of the people who are using it for compassion and community...
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