The Syrian refugee crisis in Europe is troubling and can be difficult to grasp. Millions of refugees are taking dangerous journeys to find safety in Europe. How did the crisis start, and what is being done about it? It’s complex and can take a lot of time to research, but we’ll help you get an idea of what’s going on. Here are 6 short videos to help you understand the situation.
The terrorist attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo united the world in solidarity and defense of free speech under the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie. Yet Charlie Hebdo was known to crudely mock a lot of cultures. How do you defend freedom of speech, even if it’s spoken against you?
Looking for conflict-free diamonds? Here is a list of great places to find ethical jewelry that ensures people are empowered, not oppressed.
As summer approaches and we start attending all those friends’ weddings, we admire the beautiful rings and diamonds that symbolize love and commitment. Yet some of those diamonds may have a dark history. Because diamonds are such a valuable gem, the journey from the mine to the store often involves violence and bloodshed, hence the term […]
Though one of the fastest growing economic regions in the developing world, East Africa also faces many challenges. In recent years, ongoing drought, rising food prices, and conflict in surrounding nations has resulted in a humanitarian crisis. This has affected millions of people, with children being the most vulnerable. Among the many organizations working in […]