* Written by Daniel Alonso Soto Today, June 12th, the World Day Against Child Labor is celebrated, which this year focuses on highlighting the importance of social protection to keep children out of child labor. This made me realize how fortunate I’ve been. I was able to grow up and complete my studies, having to focus on nothing more than merely learning, playing, and … [Lee más...] about No time to grow up
When the students of Crazy Horse High School in South Dakota decided to take action in their community they were competing against the odds. Ninety-seven percent of their neighbors live in poverty. On the reservation where they grew up, young people are especially affected by unusually high rates of unemployment, alcoholism, school dropouts, even suicide. While over 80% of … [Lee más...] about Design for Change
Last week it seemed like the whole world got involved in the royal birth, taking bets on the new prince’s gender, weight, name and arrival time. This betting is all in good fun but it got us thinking about the babies who have the odds stacked against them, even before they enter the world. Right now Latin American kids have about a 50/50 chance of graduating high school. … [Lee más...] about What if the prince were a dropout?