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EPISODE 4: SEGMENT 1

ASPIREist Original: Birthright Denied

Host: Debi Nova

A hidden camera investigation into why thousands of U.S. citizens are being denied their birth certificates.

Go to Change.org/Birthright to petition our government, demanding that all newborn citizens be granted birth certificates.


EPISODE 4: SEGMENT 2

ASPIREist Original: Teaching Trans

Host: Geena Rocero

Our transgender host visits a transgender education program to learn the benefits of teaching tolerance.

Email the schools in your area with a link to the WelcomingSchools.org starter kit.

 


EPISODE 4: SEGMENT 3

Look To The Stars: Clooney Gets Bombed - The Crisis in Sudan

Host: George Clooney

The movie star takes us to the Nuba region of Sudan to witness the horrors of the government’s campaign against its own people. 

Donate on crowdrise.com/Sudan  to help The Sentry hire a financial investigator to go after the assets of genocidal Sudanese leaders.


EPISODE 4: JUST FOR A MINUTE

Just for A Minute:

Cancer Whiz
Kid

Host: Jack Andraka
A teenager invents a faster, better, cheaper test for cancer. 

Just for a Minute:

Google Glass for Autism

Host: Ned Sahin
An inventor uses Google Glass as a tool to teach autistic children. 

 
 

EPISODE 3: SEGMENT 1

ASPIREist Original: The Suicide Epidemic

Host: Shiza Shahid

Suicide is the leading cause of death for teenage girls. We visit an Indian reservation to learn why. And, we explore a low-cost, low-tech screening tool that can cut suicide rates in half.

Go to Crowdrise.com/Suicide to donate $1-5 to Grandma’s anti-suicide organization.


EPISODE 3: SEGMENT 2

Look to the Stars: Moby and the Beasts

Host: Moby

The techno music legend explains why he believes being a vegan is the best way to save the planet.

Click Here to send a pre-written letter urging congress to stop the use of antibiotics on farm animals.

 


EPISODE 3: SEGMENT 3

ASPIREist Original: Living with Less

Host: Seth Maxwell

Inside a movement that preaches the gospel of living with less as a means to more peace and happiness.

Make a vow to downsize one aspect of your life, and post pictures using #LessIsMore.


EPISODE 3: JUST FOR A MINUTE

Just for a Minute:

Crisis Text Line

Host: Nancy Lublin
Phone texting service that provides emergency crisis counseling to people in need. 

Just for a Minute:

Rainforest Connection

Host: Topher White
How one social entrepreneur is transforming discarded cells phones into devices to stop illegal logging. 

 
 

EPISODE 2: SEGMENT 1

ASPIREist Original: Ghosts of Fort Detrick

Host: Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

A community near a U.S. military base appears to be plagued by unnaturally high rates of cancer. Could the base’s secret history be the culprit? 

Go to http://www.Change.org/Ghosts to sign a petition demanding that the army clean up the toxic waste.


EPISODE 2: SEGMENT 2

Look to the Stars: Parks and Records

Hosts: Holly Williams and Chris Coleman

A Nashville power couple uses their music to build public parks for kids.  

Take the #Unplug challenge to turn off your devices for 20 minutes a day. Share with #Unplug. Tag #ASPIREist

 


EPISODE 2: SEGMENT 3

ASPIREist Find: Last Days of Ivory

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s animated film about how the ivory trade funds terrorism.


EPISODE 2: JUST FOR A MINUTE

Just for a Minute:

Girls Who Code

Host: Reshma Saujani
A startup focused on getting girls into the art and science of writing computer code. 

Just for a Minute:

Sirum

Host: Kiah Williams
A startup that gives surplus medications to those most in need.  

 
 

EPISODE 1: SEGMENT 1

ASPIREist Original: The New Jim Crow

Host: Clint Smith

Clint visits a prison to examine the relationship between race, prison terms and the fact that the United States has the largest prison population in the world. 

Go to Change.org/JusticeReformNow to petition congress and Obama to reform our criminal justice system.


EPISODE 1: SEGMENT 2

Look to the Stars: Vampires & Kittens

Hosts: Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed

Two of Hollywood’s biggest stars tell us about their passion for saving animals. 

Report illegal dog fighting to The Humane Society for a $5,000 reward.



EPISODE 1: SEGMENT 3

ASPIREist Find: Sneakers with Soul

LeBron James and a team at Nike explains how and why they created a shoe for people with disabilities. 

Nike took action! Nike expands their groundbreaking shoes with the FLYEASE entry system in kid's sizes. Read more.


EPISODE 1: JUST FOR A MINUTE

Just for a Minute:

Lucky Iron Fish

Host: Gavin Armstrong
The story of a $20 fish that’s solving one of our planet’s most pressing health problems.

Just for a Minute:

Embrace Warmer

Host: Jane Chen
A baby blanket with life-saving technology embedded in the seams. 

 

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