YES! Video

Watch our selection of clips telling inspiring stories of social change.

Imagine! Kenya sings for India
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries. Here, set against the backdrops of Nairobi city and the beautiful landscape of Uhuru Park (Maasai country), a Kenyan choir sings the Indian national anthem. This is part of a series to be shown worldwide on Pangea Day, May 10, "the day the world comes together through film."
Running the Numbers With Art
by Chris Jordan
In this striking speech Chris Jordan eloquently explains his Running the Numbers series of photographs: "This new series looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics. Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: fifteen million sheets of office paper (five minutes of paper use); 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption) and so on.
Chris Jordan on Colbert Report
by Chris Jordan
Photographer Chris Jordan shows Stephen Colbert how he makes art out of our excessive waste.
Ain’t No Reason
by Brett Dennen
Prepare to be moved. Brett Dennen shows in "Ain't No Reason" that we are connected to everything and everyone on earth.
Pete Seeger :: Exclusive Interview
by Pete Seeger
Folk music icon Pete Seeger talks about music, social activism, and climate change in this exclusive interview.
Education for Peace in Guatemala
The nonprofit Miguel Angel Asturias Academy was founded in 1994 to address Guatemala's educational crisis. Devoted to creating informed, critically-thinking, socially conscious citizens, the academy seeks to empower its students to become leaders and agents of change within their communities.
Jon Warnow :: Brower Youth Awards
Listen to Jon's energetic acceptance speech as he invites all of us to “step outside our comfort zones” and remake our world.
Carlos Moreno :: Brower Youth Awards
Carlos is all about being the change—invite your students to hear about his commitment and dedication to his Boston community and how he lives the change he believes in.
It’s Not Too Late
by Van Jones
The crises facing our planet can be overwhelming. But it is not too late for change, says Van Jones, a respected social justice leader. In this inspiring video, he shares that change begins with a world view that says we're not going to leave anyone behind.
by Van Jones
Van Jones offers a framework for building a just and sustainable world that centers around building a green economy that lifts people out of poverty.
Top 10 Questions
What are the 10 most important questions in the world right now?
Be the Change :: Tree
In celebration of India's 60th year of independence, the Times of India launched an initiative to inspire the search for hidden talents in everyday people. Among the results is this two-minute video, "Tree," which has become an anthem for India—and is a must-see for all of us.
Barefoot College :: The Night Schools
More than 250 night schools have been set up throughout India for the benefit of working children. Nearly 4000 girls and over 2,250 boys, who tend cattle during the day, attend these schools after dark, and the schools are powered by solar lanterns maintained by barefoot solar engineers.
The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the Gambia
See the solar installation in process, start to finish: follow two rural illiterate women from The Gambia who learn how to become Barefoot Solar Engineers.
The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the World
This 10-minute video tells the story of the first woman barefoot solar engineers in the world. “This is a true story about ordinary heroes. A story of very simple women who have made an extraordinary difference in their own community…”