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Q&A with #SummerImpact winner David Watterson

Earlier this month we launched our #SummerImpact contest where we asked you, our faithful readers, to tweet what you’d be doing this summer to make a social impact. We got…

Interview: How Hannah Taylor launched the Ladybug Foundation (in first grade) and turned empathy and creativity into $2 million to help the homeless

When Hannah Taylor was 5, she saw a man eating out of a trash can.  For the next year, Taylor interrogated her mother with questions about homelessness.  One day, her…

Relay Rides: Tag, you drive

For decades, city dwellers have grappled with the question:  to car or not to car?  Own one, and you’ve got to park it somewhere, a process that’s nearly guaranteed to…

WATCH: Maura Minsky, Scenarios USA

Remember how dull (and awkward!) your high school sex ed and life skills classes were? Maura Minsky, co-Founder and Executive Director of Scenarios USA, has a different approach: let young…

Tim DeChristopher: Biding time by bidding big

Social entrepreneurs like to use the word “scrappy” to describe the way they tackle big problems.  Think of doing whatever it takes—writing emails until 4 a.m., living in your best…