Youth

Roots & Wings

A head start for kids in Maria Elena She clings to her mother’s skirt. Dania, nearly 2, goes with her mother, 19, to collect recyclable materials in the g... Read More

Encouraging girls to code

Projections say there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings by 2020, but currently just .3 percent of high school girls major in computer science... Read More
A volunteer works in front of a portrait of individuals facing homelessness | Photos courtesy of Hack To End Homelessness

Hack to give back

How the Hack To End Homelessness Initiative introduced Seattle techies to the greater community. Commuting to work is uneventful for most people, but for Sea... Read More
Person walking through tunnel with graffiti

Plotting a new course

Teens Exploring Technology works to curb youth involvement in gangs. Oscar Menjivar’s parents knew they needed to leave El Salvador––an epicenter of Central ... Read More
Man looking at camera with kids

Photos of empowerment

Nonprofits partner for photovoice workshops Three years following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti, The Salvation Army continues to work in aff... Read More
Builders with kids

Building success in character

In a room with nothing more than a table and chair, not a single distraction existed for the 4 to 6-year-old child. Nothing, except the marshmallow. The fluffy... Read More
Outside view of rundown building

Circus to sex work

As a young Nepali girl, Sarai loved the circus. Daring acrobatics, elephant tricks, and glitzy, colorful costumes made it glamorous. At 13, Sarai joined t... Read More
kids exercising

Kroc Fit Kids

Fighting childhood obesity Kids get active during field trips to the San Diego Kroc Center. The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center in San Diego developed Kroc ... Read More