Real Lives, Real Change

Meet Mental Health Youth Advocate Adalis Rojas

"For me, growing up in a struggling Hispanic household meant there was no room to talk about anxiety and traumas. Now, I make a point to vocalize to my 12-year-old sister what a bad mental health day looks like, and what I do to cope."

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A nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care.

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  • Democracy


    Targeted expert election missions offer analysis and practical recommendations to improve future elections.

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    Trip Report

    Board Chair Jason Carter reflects on his recent visit to Bamako, where he met with leaders responsible for implementing Mali’s 2015 peace agreement.

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    Partner Profile

    The U.N. Peacebuilding Fund supports the Center's work with Sudanese youth to expand their political participation across 18 Sudanese states.

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    From the Blog

    "Strong partnerships can change the world," says Nicole Kruse, interim vice president of development at The Carter Center.