refugees

Good News Headlines 7/6/2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson, a former public defender who rose to become a judge on a powerful federal appeals court, made history Thursday as the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court.

Good News Headlines 5/4/2022

People have driven their cars to the Ukrainian borders to pick up refugees, opening their homes up to host them; others are collecting medical equipment and sending it to those still in Ukraine.

Good News Headlines 3/23/2022

After dispatching mental health teams, instead of police officers, to certain 911 emergency calls, the city of Denver is proclaiming their pilot program a huge success—and expanding it significantly.

Herbalism Survival In Refugee Families

From the plants on their plates that nourish them, to the teas in their cups, humans have relied on plant medicine as the key to a healthy life. For some families, wellness tools are easily passed down through the generations. For others, modern challenges have made it almost impossible.

Good News Headlines 11/24/2021

Union workers for equipment manufacturer John Deere voted to approve a new contract on Wednesday, ending a strike sustained by over 10,000 workers at 14 locations for nearly five weeks.

Good News Headlines 10/20/2021

The inventor of a hand-cranked washing machine has traveled to Iraq to distribute the low-cost device to refugees. Navjot Sawhney created the ‘Divya’ to allow those living in poverty to be able to wash their clothes more easily.

Good News Headlines 9/22/2021

For years, many tribes have felt their history has not been given its due by schools in Connecticut. Soon, however, schools will be required to teach Native American studies, with an emphasis on local tribes.

Good News Headlines 9/8/2021

Greg Erfani watched the flames grow bigger and bigger as they crept toward Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, the animal refuge he helps run in South Lake Tahoe. He feared not only for himself but for the menagerie of raccoons, coyotes, owls and porcupines inside. Luckily, the staff had a plan.

Good News Headlines 9/1/2021

Short-term rental company Airbnb has stepped up to provide a potential answer to one immediate need—where refugees will stay in the meantime. For several years, Airbnb's non-profit arm Airbnb.org has provided temporary housing for people displaced by natural disasters and other crises.

Good News Headlines 7/14/2021

India has invented ‘flying solar panels,’ which are being suspended above irrigation canals to cut down on the evaporation of precious water droplets by providing shade from the sun’s evaporating heat.