Tag: Innovation

13 years and millions of dollars later, the ambitious, enormous American Mural Project is coming together

For two decades, Sharon artist Ellen Griesedeck has had a dream to create a mural honoring working men and women, five stories high and 120 feet wide.

For New Jersey high schoolers, a chance to bridge passion with purpose

The nonprofit HYPELITE wants to inspire and empower students to take charge of their future by cultivating their passion and creativity.

This little girl's wish to record a podcast came true, thanks to a Chicago radio station

Not many five-year-olds might think to record a podcast as their big "wish," but Azka Sharief is one unique little girl.

This woman in Australia is combating food waste one commercial kitchen at a time

Founded in 2004 by Ronni Kahn, after noticing the huge volume of food going to waste from the hospitality industry, she decided there had to be a better way.

How one high school teacher stays inspired

A high school English teacher in Alaska shares how PBS's meaningful content keeps her energized and helps her avoid burnout.

Building grids, making connections

Without consistent and reliable power, rural communities face an uphill battle in managing very real health challenges.

Meet the new Wall Street warriors

The Wall Street Warriors are about to move millions into the hands of families through collective investment.

This nonprofit changed its philanthropic focus to better serve veterans

USAA is a unique kind of bank. It was created during the 1920s when army officers had to insure one another's cars because no traditional insurance company would.