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Solutions to America’s biggest problems are emerging all around us. See the inspiring leaders behind them, and how their bottom-up approaches are transforming people’s lives.

All Stories People learning on their computers Learning on the job has a whole new meaning in today’s market

Lifelong learning might be the key to fulfilling work.

A stylized image of a person holding a hardhat and another holding a graduation cap Workers who can’t go back to school as adults can do this instead.

Meet the founder with a plan to make working and learning at the same time a real possibility.

Image of a person's hand placed on another person's shoulder How one man’s second chance after addiction changed dozens of lives

Now in recovery, he’s teaching others how to deal with “life on life’s terms.”

A stylized image of a person on the edge of a cliff facing the U.S. Capitol America is headed for a fiscal cliff. Here’s how to stop it.

A coalition of scholars and policymakers are working on long-term economic solutions — together. 

A person sits at a table while someone leans over his shoulder The crucial thing that resumes and cover letters miss

Want to hire the most valuable talent at your organization? Here’s one approach that works.

A young student scribbling on a piece of paper What is social and emotional learning?

Education can — and should — be about a lot more than grades.

Collage of family photos Her son overdosed 4 times. Now she fights oppressive drug laws.

With the help of Americans for Prosperity, Christi Berrong-Barber learned her personal story has the power to make lasting change.

A person grasps a handrail on a hospital bed When it comes to veteran health care, why aren’t we doing better?

The MISSION Act was a huge win to empower veterans. But its execution by the VA has been lackluster.

A student in a classroom excited Why microschooling is growing in popularity across America

Microschools are poised to improve how we educate future generations. Let’s make the most of it.

A child and her foster parent lay beside one another in a field A Texas town inspired a Hollywood movie by adopting 77 kids

The film, executive produced by Letitia Wright and Joe Knittig, CarePortal CEO, shows how communities strengthen families.

Split screen image of people during a street protest juxtaposed with the Declaration of Independence America’s founding ideals: Relics, or a roadmap?

On the anniversary of America’s founding, there is uncertainty about the future. Here’s what we can learn from the past. 

A group of people posing for a photo in an auditorium Are social problems rooted in fixable childhood issues?

 A lack of stable childhood relationships can lead to poverty, homelessness, and other societal issues.

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