Making Sure Malala is Not Misunderstood
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Making Sure Malala is Not Misunderstood

There’s a lot we can take from her example, and for the most part, we can agree that she represents all that we should strive to be as global citizens: compassionate for the oppressed, unafraid to speak truth to power, and motivated to take individual daily actions to advance human rights and peace. And yet, there are levels of nuance to Malala’s Nobel Prize that are crucial to point out if we want to make the most out of the example she is setting. Her award hasn’t been all sunshine and roses, and though she’s been branded as a superhero for girls’ education, her legacy and this award goes far deeper than this single issue. Continue reading »

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Sharing Common Dreams With Our Global Neighbors
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Sharing Common Dreams With Our Global Neighbors

“Traveling abroad, I have learned quickly that the cultural norms that I have become so acquainted with in my first-world upbringing do not always apply in other countries.” Today’s post comes from Sarah Wall with our partner organization America’s Unofficial Ambassadors. We chose this piece for Sarah’s optimistic view of development work and her humility in recognizing that change cannot only come from the contributions of people like her. Continue reading »

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