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Images that inspire

 

Resurrecting Traditional Practices

There has been a renewed interest in traditional Indian spiritual practices by Native and other Americans alike.

 

Immigrating to a New Land

Every year nonprofits and government agencies partner to help resettle the more than one million new immigrants to the United States.

 

Smile Grenada

NYU's College of Dentristy partnered with the government of the Caribbean island nation of Grenada to fight tooth decay among children.

 

Creating a Sunny World

Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.

 

Sodom and Gomorrah

e-waste recycling in Agbogbloshie provides a livelihood for thousands of people, but it also results in a heavily polluted environment.

 

Environmentalists in Prison

The Sustainability in Prisons Project is helping US prisons reduce their operating costs and providing ex-cons a pathway to green jobs.

 
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Fight for the Future

The nonprofit Fight for Peace uses boxing to create a dialogue with hard-to-reach urban youth.

 
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Safer Deliveries

The Manoshi Project in Bangladesh is proving that 90 percent of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable.

By Tamara Straus | Summer 2012
 
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Community Empowerment

Emory and Chris Rose are members of a multi-issue nonprofit—SOCM—that tackles health, employment, and environmental issues in the isolated and often struggling coalfield communities of Tennessee.

 

The Race Against CO2

The Chinese government's new five-year plan calls for increasing the energy efficiency of new buildings.