Virtual Art Show at Ossining Public Library and Abbott House

Something Good in the World brings you artwork and creative writing of refugee children from Central America in a virtual art show.

Daring to Dream

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau I have the privilege to bring vulnerable children, refugees, at-risk youth, and […]

Walking on Water

In the continuing effort to write about the refugees from Central America, to keep telling the stories of the unaccompanied minors who come to our Earth School-to-Farm programs, I am […]

“Tell Me How It Ends”

“Telling stories doesn’t solve anything, doesn’t reassemble broken lives. But perhaps it is a way of understanding the unthinkable. If a story haunts us, we keep telling it to ourselves, […]

Little Little and the Buddha Boy

I just returned from China, where I visited the orphanage that we adopted my daughter from 9 years ago. It was a powerfully moving visit, mostly because my daughter, who […]

Earth School – Digging in the Dirt: Alive Inside

For the past 12 years, our Earth School students of all ages have taken twice-yearly trips to the nursing home in our community to visit with the residents. I had […]

Envira Pod: Mobile net-zero classroom is powered entirely by solar | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Probably one of the most incredible feelings in the world is the realization of an intention. The non-profit Something Good in the World and Enviragen recently completed Envira Pod, an […]

Nonprofit helps children find ‘Something Good’ in nature – Westfair Communications

Source: Nonprofit helps children find ‘Something Good’ in nature – Westfair Communications By Aleesia Forni.   With chalkboards and erasers seemingly a distant memory, many educators dream of classrooms stocked […]

The ‘Other’ Refugees

Unaccompanied children from Central America are seeking asylum in the United States and have nowhere to go. What can we do? Perhaps it is not about what we do, but what […]

9th Annual Energy Of Youth

Performing world music that is inspiring and accessible for young people has been an annual theme for this benefit concert, which is performed by children ages 8-18.   Something Good in the […]