Education

Four people including Phil Miller of FILSAA at CUNY Law school holding a mic and wearing a blue hoodie and jeans, standing in front of a crowd of people at an "Unlock the Bar" rally

FILSAA – where students balance the scales of justice

11 min read This group of students at CUNY School of Law is helping formerly incarcerated people become lawyers and play a vital role in reforming a broken criminal justice system.
15.04.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
consultants at auticon

auticon, people beyond the spectrum

6 min read This consultancy firm/social enterprise is unofficially one of the biggest employers of people diagnosed with autism in the world.
17.03.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
A classroom setting of adolescent students sitting at desks that are pushed together, facing a teacher who is standing in front of a variety of teaching materials - whiteboards, screens and posters - that are hanging on the wall

Teach The Future – start looking up

4 min read Schools are not doing enough to help students prepare and face climate change. This youth-led campaign is making history with its plan to "change all that."
11.01.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
Four lads sitting together being friends after doing beyond equality workshop

Beyond Equality – young men learning to be part of the solution

6 min read Rethinking masculinities to prevent gender based violence and build community.
10.11.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Tony Weaver Jr. with his comics The UnCommon

Comics that help kids feel just Weird Enough

4 min read Tony Weaver Jr. CEO of Weird Enough produces comics that empower kids to become the heroes of their own stories. 
29.10.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Peace and gender activist Marthe Wandou standing with arms outstretched, gesturing to her left, against the backdrop of a gray wall and wrought iron window with a young woman seated on her right

Marthe Wandou – girls’ well-being begins with community

5 min read Cameroon's first winner of the Right Livelihood Prize is mobilizing entire communities to heal and end gender-based violence.
19.10.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Bow Seat winner art by Fiona Luo in 2017

From the Bow Seat – the 2022 Ocean Awareness Contest is open

2 min read Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs is holding its 11th annual…
10.09.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Youth art submitted for Bow Seat contest

The youth art contest that is preserving our oceans

2 min read The 10 years of Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and it's powerful youth art contests.
12.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
young artists blue art painting of a fish and plastic bottle symbolising the environmental crisis of the ocean

Ocean awareness art contest – the interview

6 min read A unique Ocean Awareness Art Contest is bringing young artists from around the world together to speak out and protect our oceans.
08.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Saving Tuvalu pacific island in a bid's eye view where you can see that some of the island has already been submerged by the sea

The students behind the “Saving Tuvalu” online campaign

3 min read These students from Mexico are "Saving Tuvalu" in the middle of a world pandemic.
09.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team