Real Lives, Real Change

Meet Megan Thompson

As a Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism, Thompson explored issues surrounding the well-being of girls in the juvenile justice system and the connection among children, poverty, and mental health.

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  • Life After War in Colombia

    Life After Conflict in Colombia

    Q&A with Jennie Lincoln, Americas Program director, details the Center's work to help prepare Colombia for the end of a 50-year civil war.

  • Double Your Gift to the Center

    Double Your Gift

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, your gift to end blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger will be matched dollar for dollar.

  • Guinea Worm Eradication Program

    Countdown to Zero

    The Center-led Guinea worm eradication campaign has driven global incidence of the parasitic disease down to only 22 cases reported in 2015.

  • Access to Information Report

    Tracking the Front Lines in Syria

    The Carter Center's Syria Conflict Map, designed to support humanitarian and mediation efforts, is now available to the public.