Those aging out of the foster care system can face myriad challenges. Ken Mullner has been a key figure in efforts to make sure that every child’s yearning for a loving, supportive family is fulfilled.
Challenges associated with the environment can often seem bigger than one person can handle. But Magdalena Ayed is showing how each person – schoolchildren included – can have a role in addressing issues.
Although immigration can be a hot-button political topic, this story takes a more personal approach, looking at how some farmers have improved operations by getting to know their foreign workers better.
National parks wouldn’t be the same without the help of partner organizations. One of the most exemplary such groups is in the San Francisco Bay Area, led by Greg Moore.
Too frequently, bail doesn't work the way it was intended. Robin Steinberg has launched an initiative that is drawing attention to this often-overlooked issue, with a plan to bail out 160,000 people in the US.
Lucio Usobiaga is the main person behind the resurgence. His efforts show how an area that has evolved from its beginnings can make a return – and do so in an innovative way that benefits a range of people.
Morgan Hurd competes on the balance beam at the US Gymnastics Championships on Aug. 19, in Boston.
The benefits of experiencing the arts are well documented, but some people can be left out. This story looks at how one man and his organization have made progress in addressing this challenge.
Claire Nouvian helped to secure an EU ban on deep-sea trawling and has received a Goldman Environmental Prize, which is given to grass-roots environmentalists who are struggling for change.
The Rev. Patrick Desbois didn’t set out to be an expert in the methods of genocide. But he was drawn to find answers about mass graves left by Nazi firing squads, and he’s taken up the plight of Yazidis in Iraq.
Hurricane Maria upended Puerto Rico, along with its fishing industry. Raimundo Espinoza Chirinos's project cleans up the storm's hidden damage on the ocean floor by tapping into local fishermen's skills.
In addition to running his family’s sugar-cane mill conglomerate, Nonn Panitvong is among Thailand’s most intrepid naturalists. Thanks to him, Thai nature lovers from all walks of life can pool their knowledge via a website.