October 21, 2019
By Wendy Rivenburgh, By Kate Goddard
In our digital society, critically evaluating media is vital to meaningful participation in democratic institutions.
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October 17, 2019
EDC’s USAID Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (HDAK) project created a national event to highlight youth leadership in Rwanda. The National Youth Summit, led and facilitated entirely by youth that participated in HDAK, will inspire the next generation of the country’s young leaders to seek a brighter, more prosperous future.
By Ricardo Perez-Pineda
October 10, 2019
In commemoration of World Mental Health Day (October 10), it is vital that the global community commit to addressing mental health care needs in ways that align with the evidence we have on effective approaches.
By Heidi Kar
October 9, 2019
Establishing regular staples of self-care needs to be a priority for those of us with careers spent in service to people and communities across the globe.
By Adam Swanson
October 3, 2019
In honor of World Teachers’ Day (October 5), let’s reflect on all of the teachers who pour their skill, creativity, energy, and love into making the impossible possible for their students.
By Kim Elliott
September 27, 2019
When I mention my work with the Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning (CIRCL), people often ask, “So, what exactly is cyberlearning?” It’s a good question with a broad answer.
By Sarita Pillai
September 16, 2019
Over the past decade, suicide prevention efforts have increasingly relied on doctors to offer care and attention to people in...
By Jerry Reed
September 3, 2019
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time when we work at the local, state, and national levels to advocate for prevention, support those who may be struggling, and remember those we’ve lost.
By Elly Stout
September 3, 2019
AWARE2, which is funded by JPMorgan, seeks to jumpstart graduates’ entry into the formal economy by providing a simple, but unusual “cocktail” of three components: life skills training, internships with local employers, and basic digital skills relevant to workplace needs, such as updating a business website.
By David Offensend
September 2, 2019
In only a few years, e-cigarettes and vape pens have exploded in popularity—especially among teenagers, who often view them as less harmful than conventional cigarettes. But just how many teenagers are vaping?
By Burt Granofsky