Sign the pledge to save Santa Claus’s home at the North Pole

We all know Santa Claus and his elves live at the icy North Pole — but it won’t be for much longer. If the planet keeps heating ...
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    Simple solution to include more children in youth sports regardless of parents’ wealth

    Playing sports as a kid can bring a lifetime of benefits, physically, mentally, and socially. Not only is it good exercise, it gives ...
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      A new intergenerational movement to bring the young and the aging together

      Today’s youngest will grow up experiencing a new phenomenon in human history: being alive at the same time as four to five ...
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        The Next Einstein Project: Close the Black & Latino teachers gap

        In order to build the pipeline of Black and Hispanic talent, as a society we also need to bring more Black and Hispanic Americans into ...
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          The Next Einstein Project: Easy steps to help first-generation college students fit in and finish

          Even for the most talented and determined among them, young people who grew up in a disadvantaged family face enormous barriers to ...
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            The Next Einstein Project: How this low-income public high school graduates 100% of its Black students

            Who will emerge as the next Albert Einsteins—uncommon genius to join the pantheon of humanity’s greatest theorists, scientists, ...
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              Require housing rentals to be free of toxic lead paint

              The lead poisoning crisis isn’t just limited to Flint, Michigan. It’s a scourge across the country, causing irreparable ...
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                Children are taking climate change to the courts

                The judiciary is familiar battleground for veteran climate activists, but today, it’s kids who are pioneering a new strategy in ...
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                  Why Norwegian parents send their kids to simulated refugee camps

                  For the refugees worldwide who’ve fled their home countries due to war and persecution, life in a refugee camp is often brutally ...
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                    Urban Warriors: connecting combat veterans to teens in high-violence neighborhoods

                    A promising program in Chicago is bringing combat veterans and teenagers in high-violence neighborhoods together. The premise behind it ...
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                      Colleges: self-impose a carbon tax

                      Dear college & university students, we can do something about climate change right on our nation’s campuses, with or without ...
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                        Create a new American tradition: Vote At The Dinner Table Day

                        We already have a National Voter Registration Day in America. In the same spirit, it’s time to establish a National Vote ...
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                          Play Games, Help Science!

                          Predicting how proteins are folded is key to creating the drugs to fight most diseases.  Foldit is an online computer game in which ...
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                            No More Unpaid Internships

                            There are roughly 2 million interns in the US and about half of them are unpaid. A new Fair Pay Campaign has won a bunch of high ...
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                              Timebank as Millennial Stimulus Package

                              Skilled but undermployed? Contribute your knowledge, time and elbow grease into a timebank for the Millennial generation as hours to ...
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                                Rank Colleges by Vote Participation

                                Match a college’s enrollment records against the voter file and tell them how many of their students are registered and how often ...
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                                  #YesWeCode

                                  Train 100,000 low-opportunity youth to become computer programmers. Live at http://www.yeswecode.org/. Submitted by: Van Jones Status: ...
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                                    Student Power Networks

                                    Florida’s Dream Defenders, Ohio Student Association, and Virginia Student Power Network are three examples of an exciting new ...
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                                      Advocate to fix dorm voting in VAN

                                      The VAN (Voter Activation Network) has inadequate systems for students on campus and dorms. Advocate with VAN to fix them in advance of ...
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