News stories about people doing good things are common in all types of media. They are such a nice break from all the stories about war, disease, disasters and tragedies that we wanted to pass on a few of our favorites. We can all use a little more sunshine and happiness, right? Share them with your friends and family!
In today’s blog, humanitarian Julian Omidi recognizes the heroics of star athlete Vince Wilfork, who rescued a woman from an automobile accident on his way home. In this day and age, many famous celebrities take their success and popularity for granted. Last week, however, Vince Wilfork, a star defensive tackle for the New England Patriots, proved that […]Read More >>
In today’s blog, humanitarian Julian Omidi highlights a Boston teacher who donated contest winnings to her elementary school. What would you do if you won $150,000 in a contest? It’s a subject we’ve all thought about from time to time. Would you buy a new car? Would you start looking for a new home? Or […]Read More >>
In today’s blog entry, Julian Omidi speaks about the current state of the Peace Corps, one of the cornerstones of President John Kennedy’s administration and a major part of JFK’s enduring legacy. For the past five years, officials at the Peace Corps have been compiling data about which U.S. states produce the most volunteers for […]Read More >>
In today’s article, Julian Omidi talks about how to help low-income people file their tax returns through the IRS program called VITA. Each year during tax-filing season, more than 3 million low-income Americans need help filing their taxes. Most of these individuals and families have no, or very little, taxable income and turn to the […]Read More >>
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Julian Omidi is cofounder of the Civic Duty, in this article he points to a recent rise in the desire for better civics education. Having an understanding of civics is the most fundamental requirement of being a citizen. It is, after all, the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. Many indicators show our […]Read More >>
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