Governor Jerry Brown’s Lead: The U.S. Crusade for Climate Action

Governor Jerry Brown’s Lead: The U.S. Crusade for Climate Action

On November 30th, 2015, representatives from 196 state parties negotiated terms on emissions, mitigation, adaptation and finance, and then through consensus adopted the Paris Agreement less than two weeks later. The goal of the agreement is to restrict the global...
Part One: Did You Know War Affects Children’s Health This Badly?

Part One: Did You Know War Affects Children’s Health This Badly?

Children are left broken and destitute as a result of war. According to Letty Thomas of WarChild.org, “[C]ivilians were once far removed from the fighting; they’re now routinely targeted and make up 90% of the casualties.” Thousands of children die as a direct result...

Literacy in the World

Literacy is a human right, a tool for personal empowerment and a means for social and human development.  Traditionally, it has been understood as the ability to read and write. Over time, however, the term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to...