Jaden Smith Is Doing More Good for America than CongressJaden Smith dropped an album over the weekend, turned 21 years old, and celebrated by rolling a food truck down to Skid Row to serve healthy hot meals to people in need. If a celeb with fewer charitable bona fides pulled a similar move, one might…
SÜPRMARKT Could Bring Groceries to Low-Income Los Angeles“South Central is home to 1.3 million residents and just 60 grocery stores,” writes Olympia Auset, owner of an affordable organic grocery service and pop-up shop, SÜPRMARKT, on her IndieGoGo page where she’s raising funds to open her first brick and mortar. “Health disparities kill more people than anything…
L.A. Startup Builds Digital Tools to End Online Child Abuse Los Angeles Magazine“We want to create a world where every child can simply be a kid, thrive in their innocence, in their playfulness, in their curiosity.” – Julie CorduaAs CEO of Thorn, a Los Angeles-based non-profit committed to defending children from sexual abuse and sex…
Kardashian Center at UCLA Will Offer Treatment for Esophageal CancerRobert G. Kardashian—the prominent L.A. attorney who defended O.J. Simpson and sired Kim, Klohé, Kim, and Rob—died of esophageal cancer in 2003, just two months after being diagnosed with the illness. Now, to honor his memory and help prevent the cancer that killed him from claiming…
An Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Discusses Protecting America’s Trails Carolyn Burman This year on her birthday, Carolyn Burman decided to do a solo hike in one of her favorite state parks in Connecticut. She has magical memories of that trek. She grew up hiking it — her mother even went into labor with her while walking…
The Best Voluntourism Opportunities While You Travel The Country Uproxx When you’re traveling a lot, it’s tough to volunteer and give back to the world. You can’t necessarily take a daily or weekly position in one city and commit to being there. You can’t mentor a kid for a year without skipping town and letting…
See Stunning Wildlife Images from the National Geographic Photo Ark in L.A. Photographer Joel Sartore is on a quest to photograph every species of animal living in any zoo or wildlife sanctuary anywhere in the world. Since 1995, he’s shot 8,485 species in more than 40 countries–and a selection of the arresting images he’s made…
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