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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

[embed]https://youtu.be/-iZuKozVJKA[/embed] Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls “We didn't want to give children the usual fairy tales.” Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is not a typical book of fairy tales. All these stories are true. Authors Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo say they're true stories, about real...

Girl Rising

  Story Transcript: Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton, and this is A Beautiful World Tanya Stone: You know, there has been so much turmoil and negativity lately, I've been looking for moments to find beauty, and I'm finding it in the voices and faces of people who are...

The Recycled Orchestra

Heather McElhatton: LUIS SZARAN is a music teacher in Paraguay, he says "for me, music is the smile of the soul...

Rebels Renegades and Wild Women of History

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Women throughout history have broken the rules and stepped outside conventional social norms to make history happen. We investigate several women who stand out as the rebels of their time. A Beautiful World is a solutions journalism news program...

Maryland FoodWorks Saves Food and Lives

[embed]https://youtu.be/4edZ1p1cW5Q[/embed] by Heather McElhatton As a little girl, Ania Pettigrew loved watching her great-grandmother cook. She made big meals for the family, and baked for the church. But Ania's family also knew hard times, and what it was like to be hungry. “I've been in that situation, so...

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli: We didn't want to give children the usual fairy tales. Heather McElhatton: That's Elena Favilli (ELLEN-ah FAH-vee-lee), who wrote Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, with co-author Francesca Cavallo (FRAHN-chess-kah -KAH-vall-oh.)  It's not your typical book of fairy tales, these stories are true and...

Project Success: Connecting Students with their Purpose

[embed]https://youtu.be/ARi185c1s6Q[/embed] A Beautiful World: Project Success helps students identify, achieve their dreams The program started out 25 years ago with the recognition that students needed more than an education to define their lives. As kids are getting ready to go back to school, a nonprofit program in Minneapolis...

Ripple Effect Images

                             " If you help a woman, you help the planet." - Annie Griffiths Story Transcript: Annie Griffiths: We really believe if you help a woman, you help the planet. Because women are, in addition to...

Choirbuzz

[embed]https://animoto.com/play/J31ale2lT8Wt6BsscRuMQg[/embed] Choirbuzz is an international choral music media platform, and the brainchild of choral singer Tesfa Wondemagegnehu. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu: People are born with this inherent love, this innate love of music. Heather McElhatton: That's Tesfa Wondemagegnehu (wahn-dee-MAHG-knee-yoo,) Director of Music at Westminster Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He says...