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No One Should Have to Walk 3 Hours To Access Education

"Being born and raised in poverty with a future bound to end in the Gulf states as a laborer, I ended the cycle of all my family finding jobs abroad by going to school."

Meet 2 Young Social Entrepreneurs Driving Change from Inside Government

Jessica and Francisco each started successful social ventures but have transitioned to roles at different levels of government in Peru and Spain, respectively.

What This Young Activist Wants You to Know About Advancing the Human Rights Agenda

Roberto Zapata, 31, discusses the human rights agenda, the importance of education, and why the 2019 Rice Award honorable mention is so significant. 

Progress Towards a Peaceful World is Slow, but There's Reason for Hope

 "We need to prioritize young people's role in achieving the SDG's—now."