Poetry on the Streets is an interactive exhibit created by Melanie Faranello, designed to engage pedestrians in writing and painting an original poem based on a word chosen from a "jar of emotions". Set-up in various public locations around Hartford, Connecticut such as parks, street corners, and bus stops, Poetry [...]
The 5th Element Collectors and Curators Society is the first educational outreach initiative of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum. In the summer of 2018, Black History 101 Mobile Museum founder Khalid el-Hakim will facilitate a series of workshops for high school students in the city of Kalamazoo, MI focusing on the various things students collect.
The project "Buried Treasures", will provide a space for youth to reclaim their very own stories, to publish stories the world deserves to read. Lead by youth organizer Brenda Verano, participant of 2017 SOUL training and former youth facilitator in the Roots for Peace TEAM, this project welcomes youth of color residing in every corner of LA county.
The Eco-Conscious Cartoons project is an animated series and books created to teach kids that no matter how young or old you are, everyone has the power to make a positive change, and that the smallest actions can lead to the biggest changes.
Voices of Refugees was started by two volunteers, Shayanne Gal and Clara Veale, who met while working at refugee camps in Greece. It is a collection of stories revealing the human perspective behind the global refugee crisis. All around the world, millions of displaced refugees and asylum-seekers, each with their [...]
Raaji is an animated series by Pakistani women's empowerment digital platform Aurat Raaj. The brains behind the series Saba Khalid use animated characters and powerful storytelling to tackle taboo topics. From honor killing to child marriages, the series educates, empowers and entertains young Pakistani adolescent girls with content that can [...]
Haawiyat is a project of the Comics for Youth Refugees Incorporated Collective (CYRIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed to produce and deliver free comic books for refugee children, based on the folklore from their own homes. In conjunction with mental health professionals and on-site experts, the tales are adapted for [...]
The Excelsior League is a charity organization that focuses on brightening the lives and smiles of children fighting the battle against life threatening illnesses. They do this through using their talent of costume building and character portrayal at special charity events, functions, and private visits. Their mission is to improve [...]
The Smile Project is a Happiness campaign based out of New York City that was founded in 2011 by Liz Buechele with one simple mission: share joy. The Smile Project operates random acts of kindness clubs in educational institutions. These “SPARK” clubs (Strengthening Positivity and Reinforcing Kindness) give young people [...]
Found by Nashville based Anasa Troutman, SheStories is a storytelling platform for women. These stories cultivate deep personal exploration that compels women to express love for themselves, their work, their lives and their communities while being candid about the challenges, pitfalls and hardships they face personally and those they face [...]