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TreePeople leader stresses importance of trees

MAKING A DIFFERENCE It’s as simple as planting a tree. The result produces substantial environmental benefits. A healthy tree canopy protects humans in a changing climate. Trees filter air pollution, create the air we breathe, offer energy-saving shade that lowers global warming and creates habitation for thousands of species, decreases ozone levels in urban areas Read More…

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School On Wheels provides tutoring to homeless children

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: It’s hard to concentrate on reading, writing and arithmetic when you don’t know where you are going to lay your head at night. Homelessness can be overwhelming and, reportedly, can interfere with a child’s education. That’s the plight of a number of school children, who, as a result of homelessness, are falling Read More…

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SheLectricity helps girls of color reach their potential

MAKING A DIFFERENCE A first of its kind nonprofit, after-school program that is held once or twice a week, is preparing black and brown girls ages 14 and up to reach their full potential and thrive through a digitally enabled ecosystem designed to empower adolescent girls. It’s called SheLectricity. It’s a digital platform that is Read More…