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Happy Birthday, President Carter!

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is turning 96 on Oct. 1. Please help us celebrate this special occasion by sending him a personal birthday message.

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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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    Building Hope

    Learn about The Carter Center's work to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering in over 80 countries.

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    Partner Highlight

    With support from The David and Lura Lovell Foundation, the Center is building a collabortative of newsrooms to shape the future of mental health reporting.

  • In the News

    In the News

    Staffers Bisa Williams and John Goodman write about the future of Mali in the wake of this month’s coup for Foreign Affairs.

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    Intern Program

    Hear from the Carter Center's first class of "virtual" interns who share how working at the Center during a pandemic helped them grow and develop professionally.