Difference Maker: Social Impact

Older dogs are less likely to find new homes than younger ones are.
These difference makers are repurposing would-be waste to enrich their communities and the environment is better for it.
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For many, achieving the American Dream depends on access to public transit.
At Miami Dade College, Sarah Garman is helping hundreds of students a month with the North Campus Food Pantry.
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It's the first tree to be donated by a same-sex or Latina couple, who hope it will be admired by millions this season.
A lone gunman killed 58 people and wounded more than 600 others last year.
This actor said he publicly acknowledged he's gay at the same time as his character so that others feel less alone.
Whether it's at school, on the soccer field or online, here's how you can help.
On Transgender Day of Remembrance and beyond, feminists need to step it up.
"I’m now in a pretty small club of women who have argued before appellate courts and branded cattle."
Dylan Ligier says receiving the honor has encouraged them to continue transitioning.
Albert Manero and Limbitless Solutions transform kids’ confidence with 3D-printed bionic arms.
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Out Side In pairs thoroughbreds with therapy patients to give both purpose.
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At CCCBSD, caring teachers help children with disabilities gain access to the rich academic environment they need.
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Their unconventional and holistic approaches to learning are impacting entire families for the better.
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Nicole Russell delivers calming techniques and items of comfort to help children in transition find the rest they need.
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“Exposure is important because access brings opportunities,” says Dr. Nadia Lopez.
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These individuals are impacting change right now in nonprofits around the country.
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Laila Ali and a group of difference makers share what keeps them each giving back to their communities day after day.
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