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Teen Volunteerism (Nancy Lublin) 

With only a quarter of Americans aged 16 and older making time for volunteering at least once a year, volunteerism is at a record low in the United States. That’s according to a 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. This week on "Full Frame" – empowering the next generation of volunteers to make an impact, worldwide.

A social entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist, Nancy Lublin’s online marketing and social media prowess has empowered a new generation of “do-ers.” Nancy Lublin joins Mike Walter to discuss what she has learned about inspiring and motivating young people to give back in their communities and take action to make an impact.

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Brain Power (Josh Kaufman)

The human brain weighs a little more than a kilogram and we use it every moment of every day. Yet, so much about our brain remains a mystery. This week on "Full Frame," we’ll meet some of the field’s top researchers who are unlocking the power of the brain.

  • 2017-12-17T01:00:00-08:00
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Unicef (Angelique Kidjo)

UNICEF was created in 1946 by the United Nations General Assembly to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries devastated by World War Two. Since then, the UN program has furnished long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to millions of children and mothers in more than 190 countries.This week on Full Frame, we’ll meet three of UNICEF’s celebrity Goodwill Ambassadors to learn how they’ve used their fame and fortune to advocate on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable citizens. 

  • 2017-12-21T19:00:00-08:00
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Children Changing The World (Leroy Mwasaru)

As the famous song says “Children are our future.” But many of this generation’s youth are now taking the future into their own hands.

This week on "Full Frame," meet young people who are making an impact in their own communities and changing the lives of other children half way across the globe, like Leroy Mwasaru from Nairobi. He joins Mike Walter in the Los Angeles studio to discuss his design for a Human Waste Bioreactor that’s powered by students’ own human waste. It has potential to be a huge economic, political, and environmental game changer.

  • 2017-12-24T01:00:00-08:00
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Resilience (Sundaa Bridgett Jones)

Resilience is the ability to adapt to adversity; to roll with the punches despite the challenges before you. Could resilience help build a better world? Rather than “reacting,” would we be better off taking deliberate, planned, and proactive risks?

  • 2017-12-28T19:00:00-08:00
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Connecting The World Through Music (David Foster)

Music is one of the greatest equalizers, bringing together people from all different social and cultural backgrounds for a shared human experience that transcends all boundaries. 

  • 2017-12-31T01:00:00-08:00
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Sustainability of Land and Sea (Sylvia Earle)

Each year in April, the world demonstrates its support for environmental protection on what’s known as “Earth Day”. But what is being done the other 364 days of the year to safeguard the planet’s future?

In a warming world, the planet’s ecosystems are under attack, from clean water to a stable climate. Now, environmental pioneers, around the globe, are trying unique and innovative ways to save the Earth.

  • 2018-01-04T19:00:00-08:00
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Outwitting Genetics (Marianna Palka)

Illnesses can sometimes run in families. Inherited genetic mutations can increase a person’s risk of developing different diseases – from cancer to mental disorders. But now, relatively new genetic testing is changing the way these illnesses are diagnosed and treated.

  • 2018-01-07T01:00:00-08:00
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The Awesome Episode (Awesome Foundation Panel)

The word “awesome” has become an almost ubiquitous adjective for describing everything from the latest trending YouTube video to life-changing moments.

But some ideas are simply, well, just awesome.

  • 2018-01-11T19:00:00-08:00
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Thinking Outside of the Box (Richard Curtis)

It seems solving some of the world’s biggest problems often takes novel or creative ideas so solution seekers who think “outside the box” tend to see big results. 

While some people merely dream of changing the world, for award-winning British filmmaker Richard Curtis, it’s a reality. The man behind such international hits as "Love Actually" and "Bridget Jones’s Diary," is also co-founder of the hugely successful Comic Relief and Red Nose Day fundraising events. In life, and on film, Curtis seems to perfectly capture both humor and humanity.

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