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Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:07 PM EDT
As a lawyer, Rob Williams is welll versed in the art of fighting for justice. As director of the Migrant Farmworker Justice Project he stands in the gap for farmworkers threatened by obstacles to their success and fair treatment.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM EDT
In memory of her son and in fulfillment of the purpose predestined for her own life, Rev. Eve Nunez touches the lives and meets the needs of homeless Americans through her Help 4 Kidz program.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:12 PM EDT
As the founding president of the UCLA chapter of Coaching Corps, Cameron Hajialiakbar works to train and place volunteer coaches in after-school programs serving girls and boys in low-income communities to bridge the ever-growing access gap between those that have and those that don’t have access to quality youth sports programming.
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 8:37 AM EDT
Shayla Price, this week's "Woman Working to Do Good," shares her enthusiasm for helping Americans find scholarships and put food on the table.
Posted byon March 8, 2012 at 11:58 AM EDT
We can only win the fight against hunger, both at home and abroad, by empowering women to be true agents of change.
Posted byon February 29, 2012 at 2:11 PM EDT
This edition of "Women Working to Do Good" highlights Erica Ngoenha, a recent college graduate advocating to raise awareness for the necessity of foreign aid.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 11:22 AM EDT
Today at the White House, United States Patent & Trademark Office Director Dave Kappos launched the Patents for Humanity pilot program, which creates business incentives for patent holders to engage in humanitarian issues.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM EDT
Abdi Roble is the Founder and the Executive Director for the Somali Documentary Project, a nonprofit dedicated to archive the Somali Diaspora worldwide, educate the hosting communities and advocate for the plight of the refugees.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM EDT
Semhar Araia uncovers the success, resilience and tremendous opportunity the women from the Horn of Africa posess, through founding and working with the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN).
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT
Nini Legesse dreams of eliminating poverty through education and works to make that vision a reality through Wegene Ethiopian Foundation (WEF), a non-profit that she founded, to support impoverished families and enrolled homeless children in schools.