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The three men behind GOODProjects pose on a dock. Rewire PBS Our Future GOODProjects
The 3 Men Under 30 Behind DC’s New Philanthropy
The guys behind GOODProjects are redefining the philanthropy space.
Photo of a bystander taking a picture of Joaquin Phoenix on the red carpet. Rewire PBS Our Future Red Carpet.
Does Celebrity Red Carpet Activism Make a Real Impact?
'Movements require sustained activism in order to be successful.'
Photo of a woman holding a megaphone in front of a blue background. Rewire PBS Our Future College Student
What Are Your Rights as a Student?
A lot of it depends on whether you go to a private or public school.
A black and white photo featuring Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Rewire PBS Our Future America's Great Divide
Can Anything Heal America’s Great Divide?
'Frontline' filmmaker Michael Kirk talks about what he learned making his most recent Obama and Trump documentary.
a photo of an old-timey orange rotary phone on a turquoise background. Rewire PBS Our Future Volunteering
What to Know About Volunteering for a Political Campaign
'It’s just a grind, but it’s a very rewarding grind.'
Photo of a young professional male riding an electric scooter. Rewire PBS Our Future Electric Scooters
Are Electric Scooters Doing Good for the Planet?
Electric scooters and bikes seem like a win for the environment. But it could be a while before we see an impact.
A photo of a person holding a sign that says
What’s the Difference Between a Refugee and an Asylum Seeker?
Understanding can help you better engage in discussions around immigration.
An illustration of a group of many different people. Rewire PBS Our Future Context collapse
What’s ‘Context Collapse’? Understanding it Can Mean a More Fulfilling Online Life
When you bring friends from different groups together, it can get awkward. That's essentially what Facebook is.
secondhand clothing in bags at a thrift store. PBS REWIRE Our Future Donate
What You Didn’t Know About the Global Secondhand Clothing Industry
Fast fashion might be killing it. Better quality stuff could fix it.
A line drawing of a football player. Rewire PBS Our Future Cultural Appropriation
Is It Cultural Appropriation? Why Language Matters
Should you really be calling that celebrity your 'spirit animal'? Nope.
Megan Glancey volunteers at a community meeting for a presidential campaign. REWIRE PBS Our Future Campaign Volunteer
Not Just Phone Banking: How to Find a Campaign Volunteer Role That Fits Your Skills
Whatever you like to do, you can probably do for a campaign.
3 First-Time Voters on Why They’re Getting Politically Involved
"Politics... are changing for the better and I want to be a part of it."