Thanks to Real Talk, teens don’t have to rely on the internet for sex ed. By providing relatable stories shared by real teens, Real Talk minimizes the taboo nature of sex ed. Read about their top 10 stories and new app in Teen Vogue.
CommonLit is already providing free, high quality literacy curriculum to over 5M students in the U.S. Now, thanks to a $3.5M grant from Google.org, CommonLit is going global.
Fast Company shares the story of how Rohan Pavuluri and Jonathan Petts built the TurboTax for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. This year Upsolve has helped forgive $8M in debt – but now they want to make sure the 20M Americans who could benefit from the tool have access.
Now more than ever, we need tools like Callisto that empower sexual assault survivors to take action. In the past year, Callisto visitors were 6X more likely to make a report, and 100% would recommend Callisto to a friend in the same situation.
The midterm election is 28 days away. Do you know who you’re voting for? We Vote is the first free, open-source, mobile app that aggregates national voter guides into one place. This election, head to the polls prepared.
There are 25M refugees in the world, and 3B bilinguals who could easily provide them with life-changing translation support. Here’s the story of how technologists Atif Javed and Aziz Alghunaim solved the refugee translation problem with an app.
Remember the struggles of paying rent, buying textbooks, and affording any food besides $1 pizza in college? Yep. Peerlift is changing that, with its micro-scholarship platform, by college students for college students.
We’ve been waiting for this one…Jeff Bezos finally announces his $2B philanthropic effort, which will support homeless families by, “providing shelter and hunger support to address the immediate needs of young families.”
Meet the Atlanta-based tech nonprofit using wearables and a mobile app to help the homeless obtain government-issued IDs, essential to securing temporary housing.
Rebooting Representation, a new report from Pivotal Ventures and McKinsey & Co, states only 5% of corporate tech philanthropy goes towards closing the gender gap.
Last week the SF Board of Supervisors approved a Surplus Medication Repository and Distribution Program. Now SIRUM is stepping in to support the initiative.