Kid President

Star Power: A Trip to Washington to Meet Kid President

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

On America's Independence Day, we find ourselves thinking about that time we went to Washington (state) to meet the (Kid) President. The president made an official visit to We Day Seattle with his brother-in-law and chief advisor Brad Montague, the guy behind the camera in Kid President's inspirational video series.

SavvyMom Roundup: Kids and Porn, Moms and Minivans

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Remember the days when we were worried about our kids catching a glimpse of the Swimsuit Edition of Sports Illustrated? Apparently, if your kids are over the age of 6 and use the internet, it's likely they have seen much worse.

Star Power: When it Comes to Giving Back, U Can't Touch MC Hammer

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

There's more to MC Hammer than the neon harem pants christened in his name. The hip-hop icon of the '80s is making his comeback in unexpected places: he's an ordained preacher, an angel investor, and a Silicon Valley mentor to minority-led tech start-ups.

SavvyMom Roundup: Political Gaffes and Unspeakable Tragedy

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There was a lot in politics that caught my attention this week. Not all of it was good. The unimaginable bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon leave so much to discuss and wonder. What I found amazing was the ability of the American people to stay positive in the wake of such an event.

Behind The Headlines: How Kid President Can Change the World

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Kid President Robby Novak took office in 2012, at age nine. When Robby visited the actual president last week he asked Obama what we thought was a brilliant question. Robby read to Obama from his cue-card, "How can kids and grown-ups work together to change the world?"

Behind The Headlines: Who Does Mia Farrow Look up to?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Amidst the chaos backstage at We Day Seattle, we found a quiet corner to talk with our good friend, the famed actor and activist. Mia Farrow is fearless. She visited our development projects in Haiti just one year after the 2010 earthquake. We couldn't imagine who she would look up to. So on We Day, we asked her.

Giving the World a Reason to Dance

Marcello Cabezas | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada
Marcello Cabezas

Imagine a lot of you are part of the over 12-million folks who have been given the Pep Talk from our new endearing voice on what the world should be. ...

SavvyMom Roundup: Kid President, Valentine's Day Cards, Conrad Black and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It was a busy week. We learned some lessons about text messages in my family, watched an eight year old give a great pep talk that would inspire anyone, learned that Conrad Black is back, contemplated the make-versus-buy Valentine's Day card dilemma and we read in horror about babies getting tattoos.