Honoring human rights champion Andrei Sakharov
Prominent musicians will perform a benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York in honor of Andrei Sakharov, a respected Russian scientist.
A day to stop discrimination against LGBTQI+ people
Learn more about the forms of discrimination LGBTQI+ people face and how everyone can create a more inclusive world.
How technology can strengthen democracy
Activists are using technology to promote democracy initiatives. Find out how social justice movements use social media to build support.
Russians in the U.S., and elsewhere, press for peace
Many Russians in the U.S. and around the world continue to voice their opposition to Russia's war against Ukraine.
In the U.S., democracy begins in the classroom
American students are participating in the democratic process, from choosing classroom leaders to creating change in their communities.
First woman on a president’s Cabinet put workers first
Learn more about the first woman to serve as secretary of labor and hold a Cabinet position in the United States.
Honoring human rights defenders
Labor and women's rights activists, a journalist and a surgeon are among recipients of the 2023 Human Rights Defender Awards.
Exhibit explores how Americans work together for a cause
Volunteering is one of the pillars of American democracy. Learn about a Library of Congress exhibit that explores voluntary associations.
Defending Ukraine: Yana Zinkevych and Hospitallers
This installment in a series focuses on a group of volunteer paramedics who respond to the medical needs of civilians and soldiers.