People Doing Good

Stories of people making a difference in the world

Sponsor Circle Opens Hearts and Homes To Afghan Refugees

Mr. Mohammadi is one of more than 80,000 Afghans airlifted to the United States after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August. He is also one of nearly 360 Afghans being helped through the Sponsor Circle Program for Afghan refugees, a pioneering resettlement program.
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39 Most Inspiring Bono Quotes About Making a Difference

As the founder of ONE and (RED), Bono has played a significant role in persuading policymakers and corporations to allocate huge swaths of money toward solving some of the most important issues facing the world.
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These AAPI Women Are Helping Feed East Asian Elders

Good News: This "dinner series" company pivoted to providing meals for the elderly during the pandemic
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21 Ideas & Activities To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month (2022)

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of the many contributions and achievements of the AAPI community. 
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37 Ways To Make a Difference in the World

One person can make a difference in the world — but it’s not your job to change the entire world. It’s simply your job to show up and play your part — whatever that may be.
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Meet the Black Women Behind the New Digital Startups Aimed at Reducing Health Disparities

Only 3% of active physicians are Black women. A wave of new digital platforms is trying to make it easier to find them.
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Reddit Uplifting News: 8 Best Wholesome Subreddits

From news stories about human progress to inspiring personal accomplishments, these uplifting, wholesome, and positive subreddits will make you smile and give you hope for the future.
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'More Than a Warm Body': Schools Try Long-Term Solutions To Substitute Teacher Shortage

Long before Covid forced states to take desperate measures to find substitutes, schools often struggled to cover teacher absences. Now, school districts want more than quick fixes.
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For Students in Juvenile Detention, School Doesn't Stop. These Teachers Won't Let It.

Five Lincoln Public Schools teachers have been tasked with educating Nebraska youth while they’re detained and awaiting court decisions.
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How One City Closed the Digital Divide for Nearly All Its Students

As of February, the city had provided nearly 36,000 laptops and more than 11,500 hot spots to low-income public school students.
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