17-year old Aleita Cook is taking on the federal government over a rebuilding essential for our democracy--universal K-12 civic education--and, in the process, illuminating stark and dangerous dispari...

The 14 year old from the Chicago suburbs who turned a moment of shame and embarrassment into sweeping change across the country......

New Yorker Amanda Needham learns that sometimes a protest sign becomes more than just a sign.. ...

Too young to know better? A puppet of adults? Tell that to Barbara Rose Johns, a high-school junior who shut down her school and spurred one of the most important cases in Supreme Court history......

In 2016, CEO Dan Price took a dramatic pay cut to insure every employee in his company was making at least $70,000.  Three years later, business is booming, and he's helping mom-and-pops take on the ...

For decades, Daryl Davis has been reaching out over the hardest and highest barriers of all in daily American life......

In his suicide note, her husband told her what to do. Now Welsh housewife Emma Picton-Jones is solving a problem that afflicts the heartland on both sides of the Atlantic......

They never really outgrew Legos; now three young men from Cordoba, Argentina--Fabian Saieg, Leandro Lima, and Leandro Miguez, co-founders of the Ecoinclusion Foundation--are making affordable housing¬...

Meet Jackie Corin, the teenage organizational mastermind behind the Parkland kids' efforts to change the course of our elections, and with them the terms of debate over gun control......

One of the last groups some still seem to feel it's OK to make the butt of jokes are poor white rural southerners, but after a unique teacher from Memphis, Tennessee made a pilgrimage to Mississippi, ...

A Washington, DC-area pastor is taking the educator's dictum, 'go where they are,' to virtual extremes--and changing lives in our increasingly digital, corporately over-determined world......

An Indiana fifth grader who's been mercilessly bullied about his appearance--to the point of contemplating suicide--gets support from an unexpected source on his first day back in school.....

Quietly, the McCormick Foundation's Shawn Healy has become a driving force and orchestrator behind the leading edge of the civics education revival...

Revolution's Steve Case is seeking to spread high tech investment far beyond Silicon Valley, leveraging the strengths of the forgotten small cities and towns all across America the 21st century's been...

Those street musicians on the corner may not be who you think, at least not in New York City, thanks to an immigrant from a small town in upstate New York......