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Tag Arts & Culture

From artistic collaborations to creative problem solving, the arts have the power to lift us up and transform our future. These stories celebrate art, creativity, and culture in all its forms.

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The Unexpected Ways Surfing is Helping Youth Heal

Life is tough, but it's a whole lot easier when we're around people who share similar experiences in a no pressure environment. Waves for Change is one of the organizations out there harnessing the power of sport and play to create environments where children are able to open up and heal!
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Save the World One Paper Towel at a Time

Want to be a part of making the world a little better place? Here's a profoundly simple but impactful way to start! The U.S. uses 13 billion pounds of paper towels a year! And you—yes you—can begin to make a dent in that after you learn to shake and fold.
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What Happened to Your Blueberries?

They've been growing in North America for thousands of years but we were not able to tame them up until very recently. This fruit has quite the rich history, so let's dive in...
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Trolls We Can All Come to Love!

What if we slowed our impulse to create new "stuff", and instead, focused on using what we already have in excess? Take trash for example. Is there endless potential in the things we are discarding? Here's is someone who is pointing to possibility in a wondrous way!
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A Village Made of Plastic

What might happen if we placed more focus on the idea of inventing ever more creative and practical uses for what's already been made? Why keep making more "stuff"? There's something popping up in Panama that can inspire us all!

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