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  1. Building a Dream Community: Daybreaker and Its Inclusive Global Dance Floor

    Social entrepreneur Radha Agrawal launched a morning dance party, Daybreaker, that celebrates wellness, self-expression, and inclusion.

    Business
    Photograph by Scout Lab
  2. Mondro: Archiving the Work of Queer Artists in Bangladesh

    “We welcome every queer individual of Bangladesh to express themselves.” The founder of new website Mondro talks about the need for a platform for the queer Bangladeshi community.

    Culture
    Illustration courtesy of Mondro
  3. HeyMama: Building a Community of Working Mothers

    Through HeyMama, Amri Kibbler and Katya Libin have created a community of career-driven mothers.

    Business
    Photography courtesy of HeyMama.
  4. REI Co-op Journal

    REI’s Co-op Journal focuses on life outdoors: inspiring people, issues impacting our community, skills and gear you need for your next trek, and places to explore. You’ll find longform features and stories for those seeking a lifetime of adventure.

    Environment
  5. 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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  6. Matador Network

    “Travel fearlessly.” Matador Network is a tribe of millions of travelers across the globe with an unquenchable thirst for adventure and exploration.

    Exploration
    Photo by Leon Macapagal from Pexels
  7. 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
  8. Barrel Bag

    Barrel Bag, an organization founded by Northern California high school student Tucker Grooms, produces a compact, washable mesh bag made from recycled plastic bottles so beachcombers can pick up plastic and trash along shorelines around the world.

    Environment
    Photo by Damon Hall from Pexels
  9. Riding Up Front

    Riding Up Front shares everyday stories from drivers and passengers of Uber, Lyft, and taxi rides to raise awareness of immigrant rights in the U.S. Stories are illustrated by artists all over the world.

    Art
  10. Doodlewash

    Charlie O’Shields founded his blog, Doodlewash, in 2015. It has since grown into a global community of passionate watercolor artists and provides resources and inspiration, including World Watercolor Month, a 31-day watercolor challenge held each July.

    Art
  11. 500px Blog

    500px is a global community of over 15 million photographers from 195 countries. On its official blog, it shares news, tips, and tutorials, highlights members of the community, and more.

    Exploration
  12. Women Talk Design

    Women Talk Design “elevates women and gender non-binary speakers, empowers event organizers with resources to engage more diverse speakers, and offers training and support for new speakers.”

    Business
  13. How to Make a Proper Introduction for a Collaboration

    At Own Your Content, you’ll find advice from influencers across various topics. This toolkit offers tips from Grace Bonney, founder of Design*Sponge, and others on how to craft thoughtful emails that can lead to creative collaborations.

    Business
  14. WordPress Websites of LGBTQ+ Organizations Around the World

    At Out in Tech events, tech professionals build websites for LGBTQ+ organizations. Here’s a look at 10 sites launched at past hackathons.

    Diversity
  15. My wife donated one of her kidneys to a stranger this morning.

    “This man — sick for so long — would be receiving a kidney that should change his life. A kidney from my wife. We know almost nothing about him.” On his blog, Jeff Pearlman recounts the day Catherine, his wife, donated one of her kidneys to a stranger.

    Health
    Photo courtesy of Jeff Pearlman