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 [email protected]
With a curriculum that integrates traditional studies with specialized drug counseling, can it keep teens sober?
In various counties across the nation, no longer will you hear, "9-1-1, what's your emergency?"
Students at the Trade Institute of Pittsburgh are working with reused materials to rebuild their lives and their communities.
NationSwell Council member (and surfing aficionado) Paul Polizzotto founded CBS EcoMedia with one goal in mind: to leverage the power of advertising to impact real social change.
To celebrate Peace Corps week, NationSwell uncovers how one Pacific state recruits more volunteers than anywhere else.
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Code/Interactive, an education nonprofit that trains both teachers and students in computer languages, steps in when traditional school courses don’t cut it.
Can open conversations between cops and inner-city youth bring down crime rates?
NationSwell Council member Amanda Mortimer uses media to destroy longstanding cultural norms surrounding gender.
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.
Kids in foster care move around a lot, but their papers don’t always move with them. That’s where My JumpVault, a virtual locker for all of life’s important documents, comes in.
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