SDGs

Rise Up

Women Activists in Ethiopia Are Fighting to Eradicate the Dangerous Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

These women are shifting cultural norms through grassroots action, and changing the future for women and girls in their communities for the better.
Impact Staff
3.9.18
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How the World's Most Influential Leaders are Trying to End Extreme Poverty

At Bill and Melinda Gates’ Goalkeepers Event, global minds came together to champion the Global Goals to try and change the world for the better.
Emily Weitz
10.19.17
Frontier

Here's How Twelve Young Activists Would Use $15,000 to Fight Climate Change

The Young Champions of the Earth winners will receive seed money, needs-based training, and access to powerful networks and support.
Emily Weitz
10.12.17
Rise Up

Beyoncé Leads Protest Anthem in New Short Film for Gender Equality

#FreedomForGirls was made in celebration of the International Day of the Girl.
Aaron Barksdale
10.11.17
Rise Up

Grassroots Women’s Movements Just Got $20 Million in Funding to Combat Gender Inequality

The Goalkeepers Conference is trying to support the role of women in facilitating change.
Emily Weitz
10.5.17
Livable Planet

In 2016, Over $142 Billion Was Raised for Developing Countries But More Needs to be Done

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. In the final SDG we look at what's worked and what hasn't when it comes to global partnerships.
Katelyn Harrop
10.4.17
Rise Up

Up to 40 Percent of People in Jail in the US Haven’t Even Been Convicted

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how challenging special interests in your own government and institutions is the first step towards justice and peace within your community.
Katelyn Harrop
10.3.17
Rise Up

Obama Spoke Out on Climate Change at Gates Foundation UN Gathering

At a meeting of some of the world's leading inventors, activists, artists, and politicians, the former U.S. president offered words of encouragement and action.
Emily Weitz
10.2.17
Livable Planet

Keeping the World's Forests Sustainable Would Cost $160 Billion

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how to ensure our forests, drylands, and other public and private spaces remain viable homes for people, plants, and animals across the globe.
Katelyn Harrop
10.2.17
Rise Up

The Global Citizen Festival Was a Rallying Cry for Activism to Come

Pop met policy as the advocacy organization hits record number of actions, and is gearing up for challenges ahead with artists like Stevie Wonder, Green Day, and The Killers.
Emily Weitz
9.29.17
Livable Planet

Half of the World's Ocean Life Will Be Gone in 100 Years Unless We Act Now

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we're tackling how to preserve life below our oceans.
Katelyn Harrop
9.29.17
Livable Planet

US National GDP Will Drop for Every Degree-Rise in Global Temperature

Sustainable Development Goal #13 puts pressure on global leaders and gives steps on how to decrease your own carbon emissions and organize at the community level to help decrease the growing impact of climate change.
Katelyn Harrop
9.28.17
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