A collaboration between the NAACP and Airbnb is one of several new efforts to reduce racial discrimination on home-sharing platforms.
Two new programs aim to help academics to engage more directly with nonprofits and social change initiatives.
The new annual Inventor’s Challenge prompts children to develop their creative problem-solving skills by building something to address a problem in their community.
To fight deforestation, a UK-based startup is using unmanned aerial vehicles that can plant seeds 60 times faster than humans can.
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.
Credit unions focused specifically on financing environmental projects are beginning to offer a much-needed source of loans.
In providing an app for people on food stamps, FreshEBT is serving a population that most tech startups tend to overlook.
A MacArthur-backed project is funding 40 local jurisdictions' efforts to reduce their jailed populations.
An ambitious plan by Delhi's local government aims to give the city's poor better access to health care through neighborhood clinics.