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Designed by the new, produced by the best, worn by the greatest

Remember our Better Awards winner Granny’s Finest? They just launched their awesome new Winter fashion line. They focus on three points: – They’re a kickstart platform for young creative talents, from designers to film makers; – They help advance the well being of groups of elderly; – And they create beautiful sustainable fashion How? Watch the video! If you’d like to order one of their items visit their website www.grannysfinest.com   […]

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Movember, the hairy ribon

In 2003 Adam Garone and the other three co-founders of Movemberinspired 30 guys to grow a moustache and fundraise for men’s health. Now, 10 years later, the campaign runs in 21 countries, they’re the largest men’s health movement in the world. Mo bro invites each and every man on earth to be a fellow change agent, sign up here and and help raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and […]

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How Painting Can Transform Communities

Previous Better Award nominees Haas and Hahn from Favela Painting gave an inspiring talk on their art-first approach. They create community art by painting entire neighborhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to the streets of North Philadelphia. To read about their project click here Source: TED Talk

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Inkspiration For Breast Cancer Survivors

For breast cancer survivors, moving on from the experience is challenging, but it is also a chance for a new beginning. With the Inkspiration app by P.ink, breast cancer survivors can check out mastectomy tattoo options, offering them a way to create their own unique mark in the healing process. Using the app, survivors can pick out mastectomy tattoo designs and even try them on virtually by uploading a photo […]

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Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

Ebola is a global crisis that affects us all. Whether you’ve been casually following the outbreak from afar or you’re on the front-lines fighting the disease, your perspective matters. OpenIDEO is a global open innovation platform that solves big challenges. It’s a place where people design better, together for social good. It’s all about collaborative innovation focused on creating real world impact around some of the large challenges facing our […]

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Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

Ebola is a global crisis that affects us all. Whether you’ve been casually following the outbreak from afar or you’re on the front-lines fighting the disease, your perspective matters. OpenIDEO is a global open innovation platform that solves big challenges. It’s a place where people design better, together for social good. It’s all about collaborative innovation focused on creating real world impact around some of the large challenges facing our […]

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World Mental Health Day: Living with Schizophrenia Theme

Around 26 million people worldwide are affected by schizophrenia. Despite being a treatable disorder, more than half of people diagnosed with schizophrenia are unable to access adequate treatment. Around 90% of people with the condition who go untreated live in the developing world. World Mental Health Day, celebrated annually on 10 October, shines a light on those living with schizophrenia – from those who face every day of their lives with […]

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What is Philantropy?

‘What is Philantropy?’ is a great documentary about the different viewpoints and seeking to enhance our understanding of philanthropy. This film takes a holistic view of this important subject by presenting its historical context with contemporary issues and including various perspectives from a wide variety of stakeholders. This film will serve as a tool that teachers, professors and instructors of all types can use to holistically convey what role philanthropy plays in […]

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Sesame Street: Lupita Nyong’o Loves Her Skin

Elmo is with his good friend, and award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o. They are talking about all the great things about their skin. For example, Elmo’s skin just happens to be very ticklish. Lupita’s skin happens to be a beautiful brown color. Skin can come in all different shades and colors. Isn’t skin just the best? However, ticklish or smooth or black or brown or white or tan, be sure […]

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Shopping Cart Camper

Shopping Cart Camper

Artist Kevin Cyr always had an interest in drawing commercial bikes and vehicles. He commemorates vehicles inundated with graffiti and rust, working vehicles, and well-traveled recreational vehicles. Many homeless walk around with shopping cart, so Kevin created something to give the cart an extra function. He created the camper kart: a pop-up camper affixed to a shopping cart. It’s a functioning sculptural piece that seeks to explore aspects of housing, mobility, and […]

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