We believe positive examples serve as universal solutions for regional problems. Here’s a selection of some of the work being done by organizations and people throughout the world, all endorsed by People of Change because of their impact on local communities.

Portland

This summer I found an appreciation for the city of Portland. I, along with my good friend, set off on a road trip to Seattle, WA. We were excited to leave LA, but little did we know that we would come back fascinated by a city so many miles away. Portland’s enchantment is due to […]

What makes you smile?

Simple question with a huge impact. This is what Make DC Smile is asking to their community in one of this recent projects. They create an interactive chalkboard in a public space asking people “What makes you smile?”, which allows residents to take a moment and remember the things that make them happy. Everybody has […]

Too Young to Wed

  The word “wedding” has only positive connotations for many people. It conjures up images of dresses, rings, family and friends, food, and dancing. Romantic notions of a couple in love… But for millions of girls every year, the words “wedding” and “marriage” are a nightmare.   In numerous cultures around the world, the practice […]