Chris Peak is a staff writer for NationSwell. He previously worked for Newsday, the San Francisco Public Press and the Point Reyes Light. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can empathy be taught? The artists and academics behind a slew of new VR experiences think so, betting that the burgeoning medium has the potential to alter human behavior for the better.
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For Standing Rock protester Nick Tilsen, there's long-term community sustainability at stake.
These greeting cards give those who don't know what to say the ability to convey compassion.
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The state asks what resources, opportunities, services or supports do teens need in order to be able to behave better?
NationSwell Council member MacKenzie Moritz pairs those interested in public service with appropriate organizations, creating a more perfect union for all.
Texas-based Civitas Learning is reshaping the role of university advisers by equipping them with software that can accurately predict a student’s success.
The team behind SkyTruth, a tech-driven nonprofit that uses satellite imagery to monitor threats to our world, is counting on it.
As the director of a behavioral-design consulting group, NationSwell Council member Alissa Fishbane takes what we know about our brains and applies it to some of the world’s most pressing issues.
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