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“Good News” articles to provide you with inspiration and hope that there is still good in the world. People from all walks of life are making an impact by doing good, and so can you!
28-Year-Old Latina Wins Democratic Primary in NY
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just won the Democratic primary, leading a historic campaign unseating a powerful veteran congressman. She is making waves and has her roots in the Bronx as an educator, activist, and working-class New Yorker who is meeting the needs of the people on a community level and with policymakers. Watch this inspiring video to learn more about her.
Tom Hanks Produces Play in LA That Supports Veterans
The Shakespeare Center of LA is putting on a performance of “Henry IV”, working with academy award winner Tom Hanks and the West Los Angeles Veterans Association for something special. The whole set is built by veterans and they have done costume making and so much more. Many of the veterans are transitioning back into society and have been homeless and have mental health issues. Having a job like this has really helped them cope with all of that. Click here to watch the video highlighting the whole story.
20-Year-Old Leading UN Campaign to Plant 1 Trillion Trees
Felix Finkbeiner has been an environmental activist and global inspiration since he was 9 years old. At 12 years-old he planted 1 million trees and now at 20 years old he has taken over the UN “Billion Tree Program”. “He is enlarging the program, transforming it into a Trillion Tree Campaign: an audacious international grassroots effort to do exactly that – plant one trillion trees in the next 30 years.” There are 3 trillion trees on earth currently so that would be quite the feat. Read the whole story here to learn more.
Shampoo That Could Help Save the Planet
The brand Lush is making shampoo bars to replace plastic shampoo bottles that are adding to global plastic waste. One bar lasts up to 80 washes, which is the equivalent of 3 medium sized shampoo bottles. Watch this video to learn more.
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