Vietnamese Youth Volunteers Reconnect 44 Years Later at the Red Cross

From 1962 to 1975, youth volunteers with the Vietnam Red Cross served together to help injured people in need during the Vietnam War. After the war, the volunteers were forced …

6 Ways a Hurricane Impacts Everyday Life – Making A Difference after Dorian

Over the past six weeks, people displaced by the strongest storm to ever hit the Bahamas have opened up and let me into their lives. With each mother, nurse, son …

30th Anniversary of the Spitak Earthquake in Armenia

Thirty years ago today, on December 7, 1988, a 6.9 earthquake devastated Armenia. Also known as the Spitak earthquake due to the fault rupture’s proximity to the town of Spitak, the massive quake hit a densely populated region in Armenia. At least 25,000 died, …

Senator McCain Spoke Out Against Torture and Stood Up for the Geneva Conventions

Senator John McCain—a long-serving legislator and a fierce advocate of the Geneva Conventions—passed away on Saturday, August 25, at the age of 81. As a prisoner in North Vietnam from …