New legislation around the United States aims to combat the widespread practice of shaming students who cannot pay for school lunch.
Several states are adopting the Finnish practice of distributing “baby boxes” to expectant parents—and taking the opportunity to also educate families about safe sleep for infants.
We must address the poverty that underlies criminal recidivism if we want to reduce the number of people in US prisons and jails.
The Contemplative-Based Resilience Project is using meditation to help aid workers stave off burnout.
Southcentral Foundation has vastly improved Alaska Native welfare while saving on costs by using traditional healing practices.
A group of inmates is benefitting from a practice that’s badly needed both within and beyond prison walls.
Florence, a social enterprise, is helping cause major reforms in Japan's childcare system.
While communities can benefit from the entry of more welfare nonprofits, there is a point after which greater numbers are counterproductive.
Instead of prescribing higher education as the silver-bullet solution to poverty, we must provide diverse and contextualized pathways to disadvantaged children, enabling them to redefine the dominant narrative of success.