Pushpa Basnet started a children’s center in Nepal to help kids whose parents are incarcerated.Read more →
Razia Jan and her team are providing a free education to hundreds of girls in rural Afghanistan.Read more →
Katy Perry and Jodi DiPiazza sang “Firework” at the Beacon Theater in New York on Oct 13.
“Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs” is hosted by Jon Stewart and raises money with NYCA (New York Collaborates for Autism) to support and create autism programs, schools, and services all over the …
Growing up in a rough neighborhood in North Philadelphia with limited nutritious foods available, 18-year-old Denzel Thompson battled obesity his entire life. The most accessible food stores in Thompson’s community are fast food restaurants and convenience stores, contributing to the high childhood obesity rate in the area. As his body image issues and low self-esteem …Read more →
Rocio Ortega is a first-generation Mexican American who developed a passion for advocating education as a way to help young women become independent and successful.
After undergoing media training with GlobalGirl Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls from under-served communities around the world through new media leadership training, Ortega became aware of Girl …Read more →
Growing up as one of three identical triplets in Methuen, Mass., Zachary Kerr always knew something wasn’t quite right about his personal identity. After years of confusion and depression, Kerr discovered that he had been battling gender identity issues and decided to make a transitional journey. Throughout this transition from female to male, Kerr faced …Read more →
A bubbly, fun-loving, 16-year old surfer, Miranda Fuentes has a natural gift for working with autistic children. Inspired by her younger brother Lucas who has autism, a developmental disorder that affects motor coordination, social interaction and the ability to communicate, Fuentes has spent the past five years volunteering with Surfers for Autism. The Florida-based organization …Read more →
Celebrate doing good with one great night – the TeenNick HALO Awards is back! Not only are we celebrating the amazing work of some of the most inspiring teens, but we’re flipping the script and bringing in Hollywood’s biggest stars to honor THEM!
Since 2009, the HALO Awards have recognized teens who work hard to …Read more →