Home visiting programs for parents of young children in Colorado are even more critical during the pandemic.

Story and photos by Kelly West

Education, Racial equality, Video, Youth

Bikers Against Child Abuse offers empowerment and solidarity for children who’ve experienced abuse.

By Cecily Sailer and Jim Tuttle

Legal, Mental Health, Video, Youth

A Tennessee nonprofit provides greater mobility for people with lower limb amputations.

By Jim Tuttle

Health, Technology, Video

University High School in Austin, TX, offers teens in recovery an education, a community, and the tools for sobriety.

By Cecily Sailer

Education, Mental Health, Recovery

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Elise Cutini led her Silicon Valley-based nonprofit to rapidly raise and distribute funds to address the mounting needs of the foster youth they serve.

By Martin do Nascimento

COVID-19, Education, Food Security, Fostering Conversation, Housing

A Los Angeles nonprofit is challenging the prevailing narratives on foster care.

By Martin do Nascimento and Anthony Pico

Care, Education, Fostering Conversation

Barn Yard Equine was founded by two friends who had seen how working with horses can benefit people with disabilities.

By Jim Tuttle

Care, Education, Health

Anthony Pico speaks to Reed Connell from A Home Within, a national organization that connects current and former foster youth to therapy services.

By Martin do Nascimento and Omar L. Gallaga

Care, Fostering Conversation, Health

On a 3.5 acre farm in East Austin, Urban Roots serves teens and young adults through paid internships that focus not just on farming, but also on their growth as leaders and good citizens.

By Kelly West and Omar L. Gallaga

Education, Food Security, Work