Non-profits deserve recognition

Non-profits are on the front lines of combating violence and inequality in America. They deserve more attention. Get a run down of what role non-profits play in America. Also, Ryan Pollock from T4Youth drops in to talk about his ping-pong tournament that raises money for the Chicago Tech Academy. Trala creator Sam Walder also drops…

Using mindfulness to tackle mental disorders

Barath Anandakumar is the founder of Actiwit. Barath’s younger brother dealt with seizures and after getting training from their father, Barath’s younger brother’s health improved. Barath next wanted to find a way to make this treatment more portable. Currently Actiwit is a program that offers individualized brain tracking for children diagnosed with ADD and ADHD. But…

Kids Need Not Be Afraid to Invent!

Joseph Greer is the founder of makexchange. Joseph realized that education was far too difficult for kids. He decided to break down that learning curve. Makexchange provides kid-friendly invention kits that give kids a start on STEM education. In order to succeed, Greer and his team had to figure out what scares people away from building.…