There’s More to Africa Than Just Problems to Solve

We need to start seeing Africa as more than just a disaster zone. Read More

Justice Isn't Just an Action. Justice Is a Way of Life.

Living a just life takes a deliberate, radical change of habit. Read More

6 Things Holding You Back From Making a Difference

Examining a few of the the things that get in the way of being world changers. Read More

In an extended radio interview with Focus on the Family, U2 frontman and humanitarian Bono discussed his marriage, fatherhood, personal insecurity, faith, salvation, Jesus' "justice agenda," and why being an advocate to the poor is so important to him. Among some of his more notable quotes from the interview, Bono says he relates to David because of his musicianship, and called the Psalms "gospel and songs of praise,” saying they are like “the blues." In discussing Christ, Bono said he respects Jesus’ ability to confront people with truth, calling His frank-but-still-loving attitude “punk rock.” When discussing activism, Bono said differences in theology and beliefs shouldn’t prevent people from uniting on causes that help the suffering, like The One Campaign. “People don't understand in that scripture, the Samaritan was at odds with the ideology of the person he stopped on the road for. This is why we call it The ONE Campaign” … Discuss

This August, various social justice organizations that you know and love—or don't know but would probably love if you did—are going to be meeting up in Los Angeles for an event called Fourth Estate Leadership Summit. Basically, it'll be a network of students, groups, leaders and causes for what they're calling a "Common Good Exchange," which sounds like the best possible kind of exchange. Invisible Children will be hosting the event, and it's going to be featuring some other great people: charity:water, TOMS Shoes, TWLOHA, The Giving Keys and dozens of other great organizations will be showing up. And, yes, we'll be making an appearance ourselves and, frankly, we can't wait. If you want to go, just head over the site and apply. Applications are due May 15, so you've got plenty of time weigh the pros and cons—particularly since there are so few cons ... Discuss

Making Compassion Last

How to help long after a crisis has faded from the headlines. Read More