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A tale of two gap years: from Thailand to the Middle East before college

It’s becoming increasingly popular to take a gap year either before college or between college years. Many youths are choosing to use that time to make a positive impact in…

Garden State law invites consumers to sell solar energy

As the sun shines across the Garden State, one beam slices down into Rockaway, New Jersey, striking a massive new solar panel installation. Neither prompted by federal stimulus dollars nor…

All a-Twitter with #SummerImpact contest

Summertime, and the tweeting is easy…It’s only been three days since we launched our social change Twitter contest, #SummerImpact, and we’ve already racked up quite an array of amazing responses…

Weekly Links Roundup – July 29: American transportation gets greener, electric apparel, and more

All around us, people are working on innovative solutions to pressing social problems. Often, though, those stories can be difficult to track down. Which is why we’re regularly scouring the…

Weekly Roundup: Who’s solving what and how

Everywhere, people are working on innovative solutions to pressing social problems. Often, though, those stories can be difficult to track down. Which is why we’re scouring the Web to bring…

Weekly Roundup: Who’s solving what and how

All around us, people are working on innovative solutions to pressing social problems. But those stories can be difficult to track down. Which is why we’re scouring the Web to…

Weekly Roundup: Who’s solving what and how

All around us people are working to solve pressing social problems, but these stories can be difficult to track down. So we’ll be scouring the Web regularly to highlight a…