Stories

A World of Good

A World of Good

We celebrated International Womens Day with extraordinary women who shared their empowering stories of being the change, and the togetherness and unity was magical — and lasting. By coming together, we turned audiences into activists committed to inspiring the next generation to create their perfect world.

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Random Act of Kindness

Random Act of Kindness

We’re so proud of and inspired by these passionate youth for their random acts of kindness this week! Something small and simple can leave big, meaningful impressions. Share your random act of kindness in the comments below 👇.....

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Love Rocks

Love Rocks

Sometimes the simplest of acts can have the most profound affect. Our Dreamcatchers were empowered knowing that they could change someone’s whole day with their simple gift.

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MLK Day of Service 2020

MLK Day of Service 2020

On this #MLKDayofService, the IAPW team is empowering youth across the nation. In L.A., we are serving at Orville Wright Middle School Steam Magnet, working to beautify their campus. Simultaneously, IAPW volunteers in D.C. are working to restore the Anacostia River...

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2019 in Review

2019 in Review

Our programs lead the next generation to become change-makers in their community by providing access to education and cultivating creativity, social consciousness, and leadership. To date, we’ve built 30+ schools, supported more than 500 high poverty classrooms and empowered over 35,0000 children.

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DC Youth Ambassadors Partner with Food for All

DC Youth Ambassadors Partner with Food for All

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world..This past weekend, our Youth Ambassadors in DC partnered with Food for All to prepare food packages for low-income home-bound residents..How will you share the love this holiday...

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Partnering with Futureboys & Girls

Partnering with Futureboys & Girls

We are thrilled to be partnering with the Futureboys & Girls program at Franklin Middle School in North Minneapolis to open the “IAPW Future Lab” as the next installment of our Love 4 One Another project. This initiative aims to bring access to music to low-income...

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Muhammad Ali Voice of Humanity Honor

Muhammad Ali Voice of Humanity Honor

Congratulations to our founder, @manuelatestolini for being the fifth recipient of the Muhammad Ali Voice of Humanity Honor. With Barack Obama and Lonnie Ali as past recipients, she is in very good company 🙏🏽#muhammadali #sovas #muhammadalicenter

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La Frontera

La Frontera

Our Dreamcatchers are little kids doing BIG things! Aged 5-12, Dreamcatchers learn about social issues from hunger and poverty to clean water and climate change through story-telling and arts-based service projects, cultivating their natural empathy for other children (and for the earth!) and empowering them to make a difference.

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School Feeding Program

School Feeding Program

Today is the first day of our community-run school feeding program for 2 communities in Malawi!.Hundreds of students received a nourishing breakfast, giving them the energy and focus they need to be successful in school..The best part? The food was grown in the school...

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Youth Ambassadors

Youth Ambassadors

In a Perfect World Youth Ambassadors are young people passionate about social change. Our YAMs (as we affectionately call them) are learning about global issues and making a difference in their communities from coast to coast. They work in a broad range of areas that include health, environment, poverty, gender, the arts and education.

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El Quiché, Guatemala

El Quiché, Guatemala

Education reduces poverty, empowers women and helps prevent disease. In a Perfect World’s REACH program ensures children in the world’s poorest countries have access to education by funding the construction of schools in remote communities, breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting gender equality. Our impact stretches from Africa to Nepal, from Central America to the Caribbean, 30 schools and counting.

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