Cartoonists Rights Network International
In many parts of the world, editorial cartoons are the most widely read and shared opinion feature of the popular press. As a result, editorial cartoonists are frequently the first journalists targeted by extremists, thugs, and tyrants; especially in places where press and personal freedom is most fragile.
Educated people are the foundation of a stable, productive and self supporting Afghanistan. Educating women and girls is critical so they can contribute to both their family life and the prosperity of their communities. Educated women contribute ideas, advocate for their rights and help sustain a society based on core values.
Inner-City Arts is a learning oasis in the heart of Los Angeles’ Skid Row where professional artists teach students in a real studio environment.
The Guerrilla Girls are feminist activist artists. Over 55 people have been members over the years, some for weeks, some for decades. Our anonymity keeps the focus on the issues, and away from who we might be. We wear gorilla masks in public and use facts, humor and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias as well as corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture.
Takaharu Tezuka, a Tokyo-based architect, designed a revolutionary kindergarten building that not only lets the kids run free, but also teaches them about life. The oval school is two levels with an open space in the middle. It has few walls, but lots of trees growing throughout it. It’s pretty awesome!
My Name is Kumar
My Name is Kumar works primarily with the children and families from the Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu. At My Name is Kumar we believe that education is the key to improving the life of children born into poverty and begging.
Art feeds believes all children are artists. We exist to feed creative development and facilitate emotional expression in children through art and community.
DreamYard programs develop artistic voice, nurture young peoples’ desire to make change and cultivate the skills necessary to reach positive goals. We believe that young people in the Bronx need a continuous set of supports to help them towards positive outcomes as they navigate their educational pathway.
buildOn’s service learning programs mobilize students in challenging urban areas to lift up their communities through intensive local service. We run service programs at 50 high schools in seven US regions: Chicago, Detroit, New York, the Bay Area, Philadelphia, Boston and Connecticut. buildOn also works in some of the poorest countries on the planet to build schools in villages that have historically had no adequate school structure.
Strengthening kids and communities through the power of their own stories. Together, authoring a bold new world of equity and opportunity. LitWorld is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating permanent positive change in the world.
Green School educates for sustainability through community-integrated, entrepreneurial learning in a wall-less, natural environment. Our holistic, student-guided approach inspires and empowers us to be green leaders.