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  1. Reasons to be Cheerful

    Reasons to be Cheerful is an editorial project dedicated to “stories of hope, rooted in evidence.” A project spearheaded by David Byrne of Talking Heads fame, Reasons to be Cheerful reports stories that “balance a sense of healthy optimism with journalistic rigor, and find cause for hope.”

    Commentary
  2. Out in Tech Site Spotlight: The Gets My Goat Project in the Dominican Republic

    The Gets My Goat project in the Dominican Republic educates marginalized youth in dairy farm management and empowers them to become agents of change in their own community.

    Animals
    Photo by Ruel Madelo
  3. Fifty Years of Mentoring

    “These days, there are two main populations I end up mentoring: CEOs, and kids. At some level, they’re totally different. But at some level, they’re surprisingly similar.” On his personal blog, Stephen Wolfram reflects on his role as a mentor to people of all ages.

    Academia
  4. Project Semicolon

    Project Semicolon is a nonprofit and online resource dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Browse stories and information on mental illness, loss and grief, and topics especially for teens, like bullying.

    Education
  5. Orangutan Foundation International

    The Orangutan Foundation International, a WordPress website with an online shop powered by WooCommerce, is a nonprofit focused on the conservation and research of wild orangutans and their rainforest habitat.

    Animals
  6. Public Books

    At Public Books, academics, public scholars, critics, and activists alike come together to “make the life of the mind a public good.” Uniting the “best of the university with the openness of the internet,” the digital magazine focuses on art, ideas, and politics.

    Academia
    Photo by Plush Design Studio from Pexels
  7. Discovering a WooCommerce Business: PHLEARN

    The CEO of PHLEARN, a tutorial site for Photoshop and Lightroom, discusses its evolution from a YouTube channel to a successful company with editorial staff.

    Business
    Photo courtesy of Seth Kravitz
  8. SFMOMA

    One of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the US, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art houses work by many celebrated artists from around the world, including Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol. Plan your visit to SFMOMA on its official website.

    Architecture
    Image via SFMOMA.org
  9. Beekeeping Like A Girl

    Hilary Kearney has a beekeeping business, Girl Next Door Honey, and teaches monthly beekeeping classes in San Diego as well as online classes for non-locals. She launched her blog as a resource for her students and followers and as a space to discuss beekeeping topics in depth.

    Animals
  10. PEN America

    “PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide.” Its WordPress-powered website is a resource for all writers and readers.

    Academia
  11. Wolf Connection

    Wolf Connection is a youth education and empowerment program located in a therapeutic setting in the Angeles National Forest. With the help of rescued wolves and wolfdogs, young men and women (re)connect with nature, wildlife, and themselves.

    Animals
    Photo via Pixabay
  12. Little Free Library

    Little Free Library is a nonprofit that supports free neighborhood book exchanges around the world, builds community, and inspires a love of reading across all ages.

    Books
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  13. Creative Commons

    “When we share, everyone wins.” Through easy-to-use copyright licenses, Creative Commons helps creators legally share knowledge and creativity with others around the world.

    Education
  14. Brothers in Pen

    Since 1999, Zoe Mullery has taught a creative writing class every Wednesday evening at San Quentin State Prison. Brothers in Pen chronicles news and stories from the class and its students.

    Authors
  15. UniqueScientists

    From queer neuroscientists to biologists of color, UniqueScientists celebrates the incredible diversity you can find in the global STEM community.

    Diversity