When Rosario Dawson began developing Voto Latino in 2004, the goal was to get out the vote. "Voto Latino was started as a public service campaign encouraging American Latino youth to participate in…
Former NBC Television Network president Neil Braun has been named chairman-CEO of the GreenLife Organization, a new company providing global solutions for businesses, institutions and individuals to…
As the warm, outspoken den mother urging women to go for their dreams on "The Tyra Banks Show" and the glamorous, queen-bee coach of "America's Next Top Model," Tyra Banks has made the leap from…
Mizrahi designs a mass-market line of clothing for Target, as well as an ultra-luxurious label for Bergdorf Goodman. In 2005, he bowed the "Isaac" show on the Style Network and was recently seen…
Chef-restaurateur, cookbook author and TV personality on the Food Network's "Boy Meets Grill," "Iron Chef" and "BBQ With Bobby Flay." Flay owns and operates Mesa Grill, Bolo and Bar Americain in…
Oscar season is more than congratulatory back-slapping; it's prime time for moviemaking to magnify good causes.
Music makes the medicine go down. Whether it's a simple tune sung by a volunteer or focused sounds from a music therapist, music has the potential to improve confidence and alleviate pain.
Animals are becoming kids' most popular teachers. Charities pair animals with children to foster relaxation, provide a nonjudgmental peer and teach empathy. Here are three local orgs that harness…
January is National Mentoring Month, so we're focusing on advice and encouragement for beginners.
"Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve," said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. That theme highlights tributes this month in honor of his day Monday.
More kids are volunteering than ever -- spurred by this year's natural disasters and a growing number of youth action programs. And, according to the UCLA Higher Education Research Institute, young…