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How We Can All Help End World Hunger

Over 800 million people around the world suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. While we’ve made progress, there’s still so much we can all do to help end world hunger.
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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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What is Mutual Aid — And How Can I Get Involved?

While there are many ways to aid communities during times of crisis, mutual aid is one of the oldest and most effective forms of lending a helping hand. 
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What Actually is OCD — And How Can You Make a Difference?

We’ve often seen OCD portrayed or referenced in entertainment — but unfortunately these limited depictions actually stigmatize those who have OCD. Fortunately, we each have the ability to better understand what OCD is (and isn’t) and learn how to be better allies.
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How to Ethically and Sustainably Dispose of Your Yard's Leaves This Autumn

Putting raked leaves in a landfill has a long-term cost for a community. Even recycling green waste via community-wide collection, while less problematic than throwing it away, is still not the simplest and most economical use of this gardening treasure.
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The Media Isn't Talking About Climate Change Enough — Here's Why, and How You Can Help Change That

Climate change is consistently being left out of relevant reporting about climate change-caused disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, and flooding. We put together a guide on how to contact local and national media — and what to say to encourage them to change their reporting.
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How To Hold Your Elected Officials Accountable

While not every representative is open-minded, a majority of representatives really do want to listen to their constituents, if for no other reason than to ensure that they get re-elected. So hold them accountable all term long so that they know what it will take to get your vote.
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Refugee Organizations to Support in All Fifty States

We did the work of tracking down nonprofits supporting refugees in every single state. Use this tool to find the best local organization to volunteer with or donate to.
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An Emmett Till Memorial Was Just Knocked Down (Again) — Here's How You Can Help

In 2019, a new marker was erected at the site where Till’s body was recovered. It was the fourth replacement at the location. The first historical marker was placed in 2008 and was tossed in the river, while the second and third signs were shot at and left riddled with bullet holes.
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Science Says You Give Back Your Best When It's Part Of Your Routine

Helping the world is the most productive when it’s part of healthy habit-building. When you treat volunteering like you treat brushing your teeth for a full two minutes or eating your vegetables, you set yourself up for success. 
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