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It takes a village: Community Yahoos help Slavic Village during Covid-19 pandemic

The Land

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In Cleveland’s Slavic Village neighborhood, a community effort is underway that aims to do "nothing but positive things." During the coronavirus pandemic, the group of volunteers has held fundraisers for community members who are facing financial struggles and handed out masks and face shields. T...

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How Californians are resorting to crowdsourcing to get their Covid-19 vaccine

Vox

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Residents of California are working together to crowdsource where COVID-19 vaccinations are being offered, and who they're being offered to. While the state has failed to implement a transparent dissemination strategy, 70 volunteers joined forces to create a spreadsheet that keeps track of what c...

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'Where Are The Women?': Uncovering The Lost Works Of Female Renaissance Artists

NPR

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Advancing Women Artists (AWA) is a nonprofit foundation that has identified around 2,000 pieces of art by women artists that were forgotten or stored away in Italy’s museums and churches. The organization has financed the restoration of 70 works from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Although women...

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Aid groups aim to bring health care to migrants on way to US

Associated Press

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The Global Response Management is a humanitarian nonprofit led by U.S. military veterans and staffed by U.S. volunteers and "paid asylum seekers who were medical professionals in their homelands" that offers medical help to migrants at two clinics in Matamoros, Mexico – including, most recently, ...

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Santa's 'grandchildren' spread joy in Italian nursing homes

Associated Press

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In Italy, the “Santa’s grandchildren” program is helping to connect nursing home residents with volunteer grandchildren for visits and gifts during the holiday season. While the coronavirus pandemic has caused the meet-ups to move to virtual settings, the nursing home residents have still reporte...

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Lessons From Portland's Protest Movement

Yes! Magazine

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Organized groups of volunteers helped sustain over four months of Black Lives Matters protests, with centralized information sources keeping the public informed and essential support services provided. A network of over 160 medics tended to protesters' health needs and organizers provided air fil...

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