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Making Peace Every Day

September 20, 2013

Too often it seems like the idea of practicing peace is dismissed as a naive, idealistic, pie-in-the-sky concept that's just 'too simplistic' for our complex and dangerous world. Assad is using chemical weapons in Syria, Egypt is in the midstRead More »

Kids Growing Their Own Freedom

September 14, 2013

Hi, I want to share a recent experience with you.This spring I visited Lagonav, Haiti's largest island and one of its poorest regions. What I saw there filled my heart with joy. A growing number of school gardens are beingRead More »

Anise made it

September 10, 2013

Our #SchoolsNotSlavery challenge grant begins with you. 16-year-old Anise, here with her mother, was at risk of entering a life of servitude before entering Beyond Borders' Accelerated Education program. The program allowed her to catch up to her classmates then enrollRead More »

VIDEO: Schools Not Slavery

August 30, 2013

Double your power to free a child in slavery! All across America, young children are sharpening their pencils, cracking open fresh new notebooks, and heading back to school. But in rural communities throughout Haiti, something very different is happening. ChildrenRead More »

MLK’s Dream in Haiti

August 28, 2013

As our nation marks the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, we wanted to reflect on what the dream looks like in Haiti. To be sure, the dream that Dr. King articulatedRead More »